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Mustangs, Rams split in N-O track

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 26 April 2016 at 12:00 am

Albion, Wilson each claim wins

Photos by Cheryl Wertman – Roy-Hart’s Emma Lindke, right, edges out Medina/Lyndonville’s Layna Vilora in the 100 hurdles during this afternoon’s meet at Middleport which saw the Mustangs and Rams split.

Medina/Lyndonville and host Roy-Hart both emerged with a victory in a Niagara-Orleans League track meet this afternoon at Middleport.

Medina/Lyndonville won the boys meet 78-63 and Roy-Hart took the girls competition by a narrow 69-68 margin.

The Medina/Lyndonville boys squad was led by triple winners Jalin Cooper in the 100 (:11.3), 200 (:23.95) and high jump (5-4) and Chase Pecoraro in the 400 hurdles (1:04.5), pole vault (9-6) and long jump (18-10) along with double winner Zach Harris in the shot-put (31-3 1/2) and discus (99-10 1/2).

Avery Green tripled in the 800 (2:14), 1600 (4:54.3) and 3200 (10:59.6) and John Stoddard doubled in the 100 hurdles (:15.5) and triple jump (37-1 1/2) to set the pace for Roy-Hart as Austin Dodge added a win in the 400 (:55.4).

The Mustangs are now 1-2 and the Rams 2-1.

The Roy-Hart girls claimed the slender victory as the foursome of Kaleigh Kuzma, Paige Dent, Ava Bligh and Ellie Todd took first place in the meet’s final event, the 1600 relay (4:36).

Emma Lindke was a triple winner for Roy-Hart in the 100 hurdles (:17.9), shot-put (24-6) and high jump (4-6) and Amber Villella doubled in the long jump (14-3) and triple jump (29-9).

The Lady Rams also had Bligh win the 400 (1:07.4), Kuzma the 400 hurdles (1:11.0), Anna Rickard the 800 (2:41.4) and Todd the pole vault (6-6).

Martha Gardner doubled in the 1500 (5:17.9) and 3000 (11:44.0) for Medina as Je’ne Brown took the 100 (:13.6), Emma Gardner the discus (79-1/2) Trinity Fleck in the 200 (:29.7).

Roy-Hart is now 1-2 and Medina/Lyndonville 0-3.

Roy-Hart’s John Stoddard in route to a win in the 110 hurdles.

Albion likewise earned a split with visiting Wilson as the Purple Eagles won the girls meet 96-45 and the Lakemen took the boys competition 72-69.

The Albion girls were led by a quartet of double winners as Aleah Foos took the 100 hurdles (:16.6) and high jump, Mariah Elsenheimer the 100 (:13.2) and 200 (:27.7), Meredith Patterson the 800 (2:46) and 1500 (5:40) and Chanyce Powell the long jump and triple jump.

The Purple Eagles also had Caitlin Malanowski win the 3000 (12:43), Nicole Eldred the shot-put and Katie Rustay the pole vault (7-6).

Albion is now 2-0 and Wilson 2-1.

Michael Seeley was a double winner for the Wilson boys in the 1600 (5:00) and 3200 (11:08.4).

The Lakemen also had Cody Secore win the 200 (:24.2), Trey Rees the 800 (2:07.1), Andrew Eames the long jump (16-7) and Alex Fox the high jump (5-4).

Lamar Chambers was a double winner for Albion in the 110 hurdles (:18.1) and 400 hurdles (1:03.7).

The Purple Eagles also had Cody Osborne take the 100 (:11.4), Nick Reed the 400 (:56.1), Nate Trembley the shot-put (40-4 3/4), Kory Reynolds the discus (119-5), Manwell Taylor the triple jump (40-3 1/2) and Preston Flugel the pole vault (9-0).

Wilson stays unbeaten at 3-0 while Albion is at 1-1.

Akron also earned a split with Newfane. The Tigers won the girls meet 107-34 and the Panthers the boys competition 87-54.

Hannah Cummings was a triple winner for the Akron girls in the 100 hurdles (:18.4), high jump (4-4) and triple jump (30-7) as Leah Czechowski doubled in the 100 (:13.4) and long jump (15-9) and Margo Henley in the 800 (2:40) and 1500 (5:12).

The Lady Tigers are now 2-0 and the Lady Panthers 1-2.

The Newfane boys were led by a quartet of double winners as Paul Dunbar took the 100 (:11.8) and pole vault (12-0), Sam Auernhamer the 1600 (5:00) and 3200 (10:47), Andrew Boudeman the long jump (19-5) and triple jump (38-11) and Jacob Licht the shot-put (37-6 1/2) and discus (94-10 1/2).

The Akron boys had a pair of double winners as Ethan PeQueen took the 110 hurdles (:19.2) and 400 hurdles (1:03) and Zach Bell the 200 (:24.6) and 400 (:55.9).

Newfane is now 1-2 and Akron 0-1-1.