Three meets over the weekend of Dec. 10-12 in Section V showed fine Mustangs performances. A pair of school records were broken right out of the gate, one in the boys and the other in girls.


Danielle Potter set a new triple jump record at 30-11½ and is ranked No. 2 in Section V. Abby Rapchick-Weidman (No. 6) and Billie Chappell (No. 11) qualified provisionally for triple jump sectionals. Rapchick-Weidman also provisionally qualified in the high jump at No.3.

Three meets over the weekend of Dec. 10-12 in Section V showed fine Mustangs performances. A pair of school records were broken right out of the gate, one in the boys and the other in girls.


Danielle Potter set a new triple jump record at 30-11½ and is ranked No. 2 in Section V. Abby Rapchick-Weidman (No. 6) and Billie Chappell (No. 11) qualified provisionally for triple jump sectionals. Rapchick-Weidman also provisionally qualified in the high jump at No.3.


Two shot-putters got on the Section V leaderboard: Gina Galland (No. 10) and Billy Chappell (No. 12). Mackenzie Schuster, a newcomer to the team, is No. 12 in the 1,500-meter.


Dansville currently leads the walk-race holding five of the top 12 spots in Section V. Among those leaders are Heather Fox (No. 3), Melissa Hubbard (No. 4), Kailey Boor (No. 5), Melissa Preston (No. 10) and another newcomber to the team Mel Ceuto (No. 12). The girls 4x800 relay team of Danielle Potter, Mary Ann Goins, Mackenzie Schuster and Ellen Graves finished their first race in third.


On the boys side, it was Phil Longo setting a new Dansville school triple jump record at  41-1. Longo also placed second in Section V in the high jump and now has qualified for Sectionals in both events. The boys’ shot-putters were successful with many throwing in the mid-30s. Tim Coburn (No. 7) and Dylan Totten (No. 11) have provisionally qualified for sectionals. Both boys’ relay teams are sixth in Section V.


Dansville’s young relayers are the 4x200 team of Jake Quibell, Dustin Deiter, Totten and Bernardo Campos; and the 4x800 team of Zach White, Dan Dubnack, Zach Pero and James Leach.


“Two school records have been broken, many varsity D’s earned and many have qualified provisionally or automatically for the Sectionals,” Coach Eileen McMaster said. “What a great way to start the season.”