FFCS indoor track teams second at sectionals
ALBANY – Michael Sweet, Lindsay Therrien and Rebekah Hentnik each picked up a win for Fonda-Fultonville as the boys and girls teams placed second at the Section II Division IV indoor track championships at the University at Albany.
The girls finished with 81 points, four points behind first-place Greenwich and the boys had 107 1/3 points. Chatham won the boys’ meet with 114 points.
Sweet led a group of three Fonda-Fultonville hurdlers in the 55-meter event. Sweet picked up the win in 8.33 seconds with Jacob Hentnik coming in second in 9 seconds flat, while Joe Fox was third in 9.34.
The Braves’ 3,200-meter relay team of Tyler Angioli, Cameron Gilligan, Jimmy Westman and Matt Hoffman picked up a win in 8:38.65. The 800-meter team was second in 1:46.63 and the 1,600-meter team was third in 3:54.32.
Angioli was second in the 600-meter run with a time of 1:30.30, while Hunter Dalton was sixth in 1:38.16. Dalton also was fifth in the 300-meter dash in 40.29 seconds.
Hoffman was second in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:43.03 and third in the 1,600, finishing the race in 4:43.4.
Tom Dwyer was second in the triple jump, reaching 38-3, while Kyle Guiffre and Dominick Neri were second and third respectively in the shot put. They had respective throws of 46-2 and 41-11.5.
Fox was fourth in the high jump, clearing 5-4, tying him with two other jumpers, Hoosic Valley’s Matt Hallam and Whitehall’s David Greenough. Hentnik took third in the pole vault, clearing 10-6 and Tom Dwyer was fifth, clearing the bar at 9-6.
Fox was fifth in the long jump, reaching 17-11 and Zach Mozet was second with a leap of 17-7.
Westman was sixth in the 3,200-meter run in 11:02.09.
In the girls’ meet, Therrien won the 55-meter hurdles in 9.43 seconds, while Hentnik won the pole vault, clearing 8-6. Therrien also took third in the long and triple jumps with respective leaps of 15-3.75 and 31-10.5.
Alesha Heacock was second in the high jump, clearing 4-6. She also took fourth in the triple jump, reaching 31-0.5 feet.
Whitney Martuscello was second in the shot put with a throw of 31-4.5 and Camryn Savoie was third as she reached 30-2.5.
Kimberly Geniti finished fourth in the 600-meter run with a time of 1:49.86 and Jamie Kasza was fifth in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 11:58.43.
The Lady Braves were second in the 3,200-meter relay with a time of 10:51.56, fourth in the 1,600 relay in 4:53.04 and sixth in the 800-meter relay in 2:12.16.