Boys and girls track and field champions were crowned during the Center State Conference and Tri Valley League championship meets Wednesday and Thursday.
The CSC Division I and II meets were Wednesday at West Canada Valley High School. The CSC Division III and IV meets were Thursday at Waterville High School. The TVL meets were Wednesday at Oneida High School.
Champions: Clinton (CSC I), West Canada Valley (CSC II), Sauquoit Valley (CSC III), Remsen (CSC IV).
The Clinton boys (211 points) won their fourth straight CSC I title behind wins from Justin Stell in the pentathlon (1,779), Robert Musante in the 400-meter dash (55.86), Morrison Powell in the 3,200-meter run (11:19.86), Matt Gadziala in the pole vault (13-0) and Sam Butcher in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (12:25.9).
In CSC II, West Canada Valley (206) won nine events. Bailey Dayton (113-6), Chase Youngs (111-6) and Andrey Shubich (110) finished 1-2-3 in the discus. Youngs (44-3) and Trenton Dedicke (43-3 ½) took the top two shot put spots. Logan Valerio won the 200-meter dash (24.04), 400 (54.30) and ran a leg on the winning 4x400 (3:46.88) and 4x800 (9:00.21) relays.
CSC III champ Sauquoit Valley (157) saw wins from Seth Zimmer in the high jump (5-8) and W. Slater Constantine in the pole vault (12-0). Austin Bullock won the discus (119-8) and the shot put (43-4) with his teammates Jacob Miles, Zachary Gifford and CJ Mancini helping Sauquoit place 1-2-3-4 in the shot.
CSC IV champion Remsen (214) won nine events, including a sweep of the relays. Charlie Appleton, Brady Coe, Josh Rowlands and Griffin Murray won the 4x100 (46.94); Appleton, Isiah Furman-Houck, Branden Rimmer and Ryan Graves (3:38.62) won the 4x400 and Rimmer, Brandon Murphy, Michael Roberts, Griffin Klossner in the 4x800 (9:34.96).
Champions: Clinton (CSC I), West Canada Valley (CSC II), Cooperstown (CSC III), Poland (CSC IV).
The Clinton girls (239) won their sixth straight CSC I championship after winning seven events and a bevy of sweeps. Freshman Madison Luke won the 800-meter run (2:29.85) and the 1,500-meter run (4:57.80). Cross-country state champion Eva Borton won the 3,000-meter run (10:55.40). Clinton’s Shannon Emery won the high jump (4-8).
In CSC II, West Canada Valley (234) saw wins in eight events. Catherine Christensen won the 1,500 (5:38.26). Margarita Vilovchik won the 3,000 (13:50.68) and the 800 (2:47.45).
In CSC III, Cooperstown (149) saw wins from Ireland Gable in the 100-meter dash (13.32), Kara Gildea in the high jump (5-0), Hannah Rathbone in the discus (87-1) and the 4x100 foursome of Ashley Kiuber, Gable, Samantha Vezza and Nora Jensen (53.19).
Helping Poland (168.50) win the CSC IV title was Tayler Clark championing the 100 hurdles (17.40) and high jump (5-0), Leah Basel winning the 400 hurdles (1:12.19) and long jump (15-4), and Madison Muller taking first in the triple jump (33-1 ½).
Tri Valley League
Thomas R. Proctor (136) won the boys title, thanks to 4x800 foursome Haris Brankovic, William Crews, Jaylin Roman and Philip Le's 4x800 win (8:38.6). Saleh Eltayeb won the long jump (21-2) and the triple jump (41-11). Damoy Allen won the 200 (21.9).
In the girls meet, Rome Free Academy (136) saw defending Division I shot put state champion Sarah Crockett win the shot (40-10 ¼) and discus (123-8). Olivia Griggs, who missed much of the regular season with an injury, won the 400 (1:02.5). Gianna Capoccia won the 3,000 (11:04.3).
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