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Outcome of Mustangs, Purple Eagles track meet is still undecided

By Mike Wertman, Sports Writer Posted 14 April 2016 at 12:00 am

Raiders, Rams split

Photos By Cheryl Wertman – Chase Pecoraro of Medina/Lyndonville heads toward a win in the 110 hurdles during this afternoon’s season opening meet against visiting Albion.

Wet grounds, which prevented the holding of the shot-put and discus events, has left the outcome of today’s Niagara-Orleans League season opening Albion at Medina/Lyndonville track meet undecided.

The Albion girls currently hold a 70-52 lead and are just one point short of claiming victory.

The Medina/Lyndonville boys squad is likewise just two points short of earning a victory as the Mustangs currently hold a 69-54 lead.

The shot-put and discus events are now scheduled to be held at Albion on Friday.

Jalin Cooper of the Mustangs leads the way in the 100 ahead of the Purple Eagles Tommy Mattison.

Maria Elsenheimer was a double winner in the 100 and 200 and Chanyce Powell in the long jump and triple jump to lead the way for the Albion girls squad which also had Aleah Foos win the 100 hurdles , Mahogany Taylor the high jump and Katie Rustay the pole vault .

Chanyce Powell in route to a win for Albion in the long jump.

Elsenheimer and Powell also combined with Emily Blanchard and Makayla Armstrong to win the 400 relay.

Holly Heil doubled in the 400 and 800 and Martha Gardner in the 1500 and 3000 for Medina as Olivia Carter took the 400 hurdles.

The Mustangs also took the 1600 relay with Carter, Maddie Williams, Morgan Roach and Heil and the 3200 relay with Gardner, Liz Newman, Paige Wagner and Heil.

The Albion duo of Mahogany Taylor, left, and Aleah Foos set the pace in the 100 hurdles.

Jalin Cooper was a triple winner in the 100, 200 and high jump for the Medina/Lyndonville boys squad as Chase Pecoraro doubled in the 100 hurdles and pole vault and Daniel Heil in the 1600 and 3200. The Mustangs also had Adam Cefelli win the 800.

The Albion boys had Lamar Chambers win the 400 hurdles, Nick Reed the 400, Tommy Mattison the long jump and Manwell Taylor the triple jump.

Heil and Cefelli also teamed up with Jack Hill and Jake Bensley to win the 3200 relay.

The Albion boys took the 400 relay with Chambers, Mattison, Israel Florentino and Cody Osborne and the 1600 relay with Reed, Bill Johnson, Eugene Harrison and Chambers.

The Mustangs Martha Gardner in action during the 3200 relay.

Barker/Roy-Hart split

The Barker girls opened defense of their N-O title with an 82-58 win over visiting Roy-Hart as Caitlyn Mason was a triple winner in the 100, triple jump and long jump and Erin Greenwald doubled in the 100 hurdles and pole vault.

In the boys meet, Roy-Hart bested defending champion Barker 83-58 as Avery Green doubled in the 1600 and 3200 and Jarrett Thompson in the 400 hurdles and pole vault.

Barker’s Jake Arnold was a triple winner in the long jump, triple jump and 800.