SPORTS RECAP: Week of 6-12-19
Elliott takes state shot put title
MIDDLETOWN--Odessa-Montour's Zach Elliott won first place in the New York state Division 2 shot put competition, Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8.
Elliott placed with a distance of 55'6". He also took fifth in the Division 2 discus (149'3").
Also representing the Indians was Nadia Simpson who took 10th in the 100 meter dash (12.88). Paden Grover finished 26th overall in the Pentathlon, including a second place in the Pentathlon high jump (6'1.5").
Planty competes at states
MIDDLETOWN--The Senecas' Gabe Planty took third in the New York state Division 2 championship's 1600 meter run, Friday, June 7, and Saturday, June 8.
Planty finished with a 4:19.58 time, which was third in the division and 12th overall. Coach Rod Weeden explained this was a personal best time by five seconds and only one second away from beating the school record.
"Gabe is a very happy individual today," said Weeden. "I could not be more proud of the work ethic this young man possesses."
Dundee celebrates athletic accomplishments
DUNDEE--Dundee Central School held the annual Athletic Awards Ceremony, Wednesday, June 5 at the gymnasium in the school. The following awards were presented to the student-athletes:
The male and female athlete of the year awards were presented to Preston Cole and Haille Empson.
Most valuable player- Preston Cole (Football), Mackenzie Strait (Volleyball), Selena Lane (Fall Cheerleading), Haille Empson (Soccer), Preston Cratsley (Boys Basketball), Mackenzie Strait (Girls Basketball), Trinity Ennis (Winter Cheerleading), Kenneth Empson, Jr. (Wrestling), Mercedez Roy (Girls Bowling), Hunter Murphy (Boys Bowling), Logan Thompson (Baseball), Haille Empson/Megan Sutherland (Softball), Hallie Knapp (Girls Track), Preston Cratsley (Boys Track), Matthew Wood (Cross Country) and Hunter Crofoot (Trap Shooting).
Lee Gibson Memorial Awards (follows same sport order as above) - Gabriel Kirkendall, Alyssah Newell, Isabella Cleary, Mercedez Roy, Isaac Semans, Makenzie Cratsley, Cheyenne Webster, Harry Nice, Samantha Hunt, Connor Muck, Thomas Elliott, Mercedez Roy, Melina Everetts, Nicholas Laursen and Alyssah Newell.
Varsity Club Sportsmanship Awards - Nicholas Laursen, Sarah Boudinot, Alaina Cleary, Karynna Rutledge, Brandon Edmister, Megan Sutherland, Ella Pollack, Leif Hoyt, Jaedyn Brewer, Stephen Smith, John Bentley III, Alyssah Newell, Ella Pollack, Austin Gibson, Matthew Wood and Paul Knapp.
Sports Boosters Appreciation Awards - Logan Corey, Elizabeth Medina, Sheyenne Ayers, Madison Everetts, Nicholas McCurry, Hallie Knapp, Madison Everetts, Michael Eaves, Cassie Morrissette, Ridge Wright, Zackary Neu, Mackenzie Strait, Madison Everetts, Leif Hoyt/Preston Cole, Zackary Neu and Matthew Wood.
Richard Kendall Memorial Award - Austin Gibson.
Colonel Bolvig Award - Lily Hall and Matthew Wood.
"Half-Century" Wrestling Award - Paul Knapp.
Skorusa "Braveheart " Wrestling Award - Paul Knapp.
Keith Cagle Memorial Award - Isaac Semans.
Ray Fultz Memorial Football Award - Leif Hoyt.
Dale Howell Memorial Football Award - Cameron Denmark.
Sectional Champions: Class D Indoor Track 1600- Matthew Wood; 4x100 team Section V class "C" title- Nicholas Laursen, Preston Cratsley, Austin Brace and Brady Richardson; Shot Put- Section V class "C"- Cole Preston; Discus- Section V class "C"- Leif Hoyt.
School Records: Pole Vault, Melina Everetts 7'0; Triple Jump, Lily Hall 35'9.25".
Mustangs fall in state semifinal
CICERO--Penn Yan's boys varsity lacrosse team fell in the Class D state semifinals, Wednesday, June 5, to LaFayette/Onondaga who would go on an win the state championship for Class D.
The final score was 13-6. Conner Fingar led with three goals. Clay Kinyoun, Devon Gerhardt, and Ayden Mowry each scored once. Mekhi Mahan and Colton Smith posted an assist each. In the goal, Griffin Emerson had four saves.
With the loss, the Mustangs end the season with a 14-7 record.
Track and field
Penn Yan runner Joddie Decker competed at the New York State Track and Field Championships in Middletown last weekend. The tenth grader recorded a 11:03.41 in the girls 3000 meter run, good for 12th place in division two and 27th overall..