SODUS — The best of the best track & field athletes in Section V gathered in Sodus for the state qualifier meet, with several area athletes punching their tickets to the state meet this weekend in Middletown.

Hornell’s Emma Flaitz will be making that journey after winning the 400. Flaitz won the race in 59.59 by six-tenths of a second over Brooke Hessel of Letchworth.

Meanwhile, the 3200 relay team of Netasha McIntosh, Carter Browne, McKenzie Hall and Emma Flaitz set a new school record in a time of 10:01.64, breaking the old mark by nearly seven seconds. That record stood since 1993. The quartet placed fourth in the event. The 1600 relay was 14th.

Wellsville’s Emma Kinnicutt will be making a third straight trip to states. The Wellsville junior bested the field in the discus with a throw of 118-1, easily outdistancing runner-up Payton Woodhouse of Addison at 106-06. Kinnicutt will be aiming for the podium in Middletown this weekend. Kinnicutt was also fifth in the shot put (34-1) at the Section V meet. Erin Billings was third in the discus (102-11), giving the Lions two of the top-three positions in Section V. Emily Costello placed seventh in the 3000. Brooklyn Stisser was 12th in the 400.

Dansville’s Madison Jacobs will also be going to states in one of the throwing events. Jacobs backed up her title at the Livingston County meet with another win in the shot put, outdistancing the field at 35-11.25. The throw was her second-best ever with her PR standing at 36 even.

Sophia Frisiris was the runner-up in the 800 (2:21.65) by three seconds to Avon’s Elyse Cochrane. Frisiris tied her PR and finished third in the whole meet between both divisions.

“She ran a smart race and looks forward to coming back stronger next year,” said coach Eileen McMaster.

Alfred-Almond’s Maeve Looney was third in the 400 (1:00.36). Zoe Balinsky placed fifth in the 400 hurdles (1:08.47). The 1600 relay finished sixth.

Canisteo-Greenwood senior Jaiden Weitzel was the runner-up in the long jump at 17-7, and finished third in the triple jump (35-7), with Nia Williams-Mathews of Aquinas winning both events.

Canisteo-Greenwood’s 400 relay placed second in 50.38. Kylie Williamson was fifth in the 1500 (5:13.85) and Allie Smith placed sixth in the 400 (1:01.96). Brooke Smith was eighth in the 400 hurdles.

Kathryn Groshner was fourth in the 800 (2:28.45) for Wayland-Cohocton. Karissa Bosh was third in the pole vault. Ashley Page was sixth in the 400 hurdles (1:08.88). The 1600 relay finished fifth. Chaselyn Whitmer was 10th in the long jump and 12th in the triple jump.

Haverling’s Meredith Czajkowski was fifth in the 200, with Mackenna Taggart eighth in the shot put.

Fillmore’s 3200 relay paced fifth, while Amanda Burrichter finished fifth in the steeplechase (8:03.83). Ada Sylvester was 11th in the 400 hurdles.

For Arkport/Canaseraga, Maureen Stuckey was seventh in the pole vault.

Jasper-Troupsburg’s Autumn Essigman was eighth in the pole vault.

Bolivar-Richburg’s Maddie McDonald was the runner-up in the triple jump (36-0) and placed fourth in the long jump (16-4.5).

For Mount Morris/Keshequa, the 1600 relay was fourth and the 400 relay was eighth.

Addison’s Peyton Woodhouse was second in the discus (106-6) and fourth in the shot put (34-6).

 

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McClure leads Wayland-Cohocton

SODUS — After a strong showing at the sectional meet, Wayland-Cohocton kept it going with multiple top-six finishers.

Ja’Mil Horner placed third in the 800 (1:57.48). Israel McClure was third in both the shot put (48-2.5) and the discus (136-3). Jaden Rocha finished fifth in the pole vault (12-0). Zach Miles was fifth in the long jump (21-.25).

Keeghan Savoir was seventh in the high jump, with Deandre Green 10th. Justin Horton was ninth in the 200. The 1600 relay was fifth (3:39.73) while the 3200 relay was fourth (8:46.9).

Leading Hornell was Liam Hendrickson with a ninth-place finish in the triple jump. Hornell’s 400 relay was 10th.

Dansville’s Alex Rodriguez placed seventh in the 3200. Karam Ali was seventh in the shot put.

Avoca’s Julian Hopkins placed third in the long jump (21-1.5) and third in the triple jump (42-2.5). Hayden Barry was eighth in the 3200. The 400 relay was 12th.

The Canisteo-Greenwood 400 relay was third (45.42). Ryder Slayton was ninth in the 400 hurdles. Brydon Nunn was 14th in the 100.

Hammondsport’s Thomas Kressly was second in the 3200.

Alfred-Almond’s Davon Bloom was sixth in the 400 hurdles (1:00.06). The 3200 relay placed sixth (8:51.25).

Jasper-Troupsburg’s Lance Baumgarner was eighth in the 110 hurdles. The 400 relay was ninth.

Arkport-Canaseraga’s Matt Geffers was 11th in the 110 hurdles and 13th in the 400 hurdles. Will Chamberlin was ninth in the pole vault.

Addison’s Hayden Mills and Kris Thompson finished 5-6 in the 1600.

Seth Porter was fifth in the shot put for Scio/Friendship (42-10.5).

Bolivar-Richburg’s Mauricio Martinez ended as the runner-up in the pentathlon (2642).

Cuba-Rushford’s Deandre Ahrens placed second in the 400 hurdles (57.84).

Genesee Valley/Belfast’s 1600 relay was sixth (3:39.73). Brock Ellsessor placed third in the high jump (6-0).

Mount Morris/Keshequa’s 1600 relay was seventh.