Cross Country Roundup: B-P girls third at Queensbury Invitational

QUEENSBURY – A large field of teams from across the state was in attendance Saturday at the Queensbury Invitational to get an early look at the state-championship meet course.

Several area teams were among those in competition.

In the girls Division III race, Broadalbin-Perth finished third in the 18-team field with 101 points. North Shore won the team title with 40 points, while Dobbs Ferry was second with 95 points. Fonda-Fultonville and Gloversville fielded incomplete teams.

Schuylerville’s Ashley Watson won the 3.1-mile race with a time of 19:41.27.

Broadalbin-Perth’s Victoria Opalka was the top area finisher, placing 13th with a time of 20:33.70.

Jordyn DeNeuville (20:56.63) was 17th for the Lady Patriots, while Sarah Naple (21:14.59) was 24th. Other B-P finishers included Mackenzie DeZolt (29th, 21:25.45), Coreena Monroe (33rd, 21:32.94), Alex Opalka (70th, 22:52.19), and Renee Bellinger (121st, 26:31.82).

Jamie Kasza led Fonda-Fultonville, placing 26th with a time of 21:19.27. Kacie Hunter (21:31.53) was 31st for the Lady Braves, Kim Geniti (21:48.06) was 40th, and Carly Littlejohn was 88th with a time of 23:19.18.

Darianna Port was 85th for Gloversville with a time of 23:14.57.

In the girls Division I race, Gloversville as sixth with a total of 179 points, while Canajoharie-Fort Plain was 14th with 320 points. Tully won the team title with 42 points, while Seton Catholic was second with 58 points.

Emma Willard’s Courtney Breiner won the 3.1-mile Division I girls race with a time of 19:08.62.

Gloversville’s Cassandra Ryan was 17th with a time of 21:20.60.

Sarah Ambrosino (22:39.15) was 34th for Gloversville, while Tierney Vandeusen (23:43.36) was 47th. Other Gloversville finishers included Hayley Schuyler (56th, 24:04.91), Katie Senzio (58th, 24:12.51), Emily Ambrosino (64th, 24:29.66) and Kayla Murphy (117th, 28:36.63).

Cheyenne Munson led Canajoharie-Fort Plain, placing 41st with a time of 23:24.42. Gabby Bridgewater was 58th for Canajoharie-Fort Plain with a time of 24:13.35, while Abby Boyer was 77th with a time of 25:05.02. Other C-FP finishers included Breanna Hazzard (91st, 25:52.98) and Carolyn Adams (105th, 27:23.84).

In the girls Division II race, Monroe Woodbury won with a team total of 69 points, while Tappan Zee was second with 108 points. Guilderland was third with 133 points.

Newburgh’s Gianna Frontera won the 3.1-mile girls Division II race with a time of 18:35.77.

In the girls championship race, Saratoga Springs won the team title with 115 points, while Corning was second with 161 points.

Canandaigua’s Kennedy Jensen won the 3.1-mile girls championship race with a time of 17:45.15.

In the boys Division III race, Fonda-Fultonville was 12th with a total of 275 points, while Broadalbin-Perth was 19th with 467 points.

Barker won the Division III team title with 148 points, while Greenwich was second with 155 points.

Maple Hill’s Jordan Healy won the 3.1-mile Division III race with a time of 16:26.04.

Broadalbin-Perth’s Greg Bogdan finished 25th with a time of 17:48.15, while Fonda-Fultonville’s Dylan DeSorbo was 28th with a time of 17:52.71.

Cameron Gilligan was 34th for FFCS with a time of 18:01.58, while Dalton Hunter was 41st with a time of 18:25.73. Other Fonda-Fultonville finishers included Damion Freeman (82nd, 19:25.12), Danny Westman (96th, 19:58.18), Jason Klotz (138th, 22:02.58) and Cole Wozniak (151st, 23:35.70).

Alex Hitrick was 47th for B-P with a time of 18:32.28, while Jacob Mosher was 115th with a time of 20:38.93.

Other Broadalbin-Perth finishers included Nicolai Mosher (127th, 21:02.21) and Tim Zukas (170th, 30:30.28).

In the Division I boys race, Gloversville was sixth with 166 team points, while Canajoharie-Fort Plain was 10th with 266 points. New York Mills won the team title with 88 points and Cobleskill-Richmondville was second with 101 points.

Maple Grove’s Corey Wefing won the 3.1-mile Division I boys race with a time of 16:01.76.

Canajoharie-Fort Plain’s Jordan Ahrens was eighth with a time of 17:24.98.

Jack Hayes was Gloversville’s top finisher, placing 23rd with a time of 18:11.57.

Hunter Marshall was 27th for the Huskies with a time of 28:20.61, while Phil Meher was 29th with a time of 18:27.74. Other Gloversville finishers included Justin Unislawski (37th, 18:56.10), Anthony Hayes (90th, 20:49.33), Christopher Hernandez (95th, 21:20.33) and Alex Buck (106th, 22:28.54).

Jon Payack was 41st for Canajoharie-Fort Plain with a time of 18:59.30, while Ruben McFarlane was 43rd with a time of 19:04.38. Other C-FP finishers included Tim Hazzard (113th, 23:34.97) and Zephran Vosburgh (122nd, 24:14.47).

In the Division II boys race, Brewster won the team title with 74 points, while Niskayna was second with 167 points.

Miller Place’s Jeremy Miekley won the Division II boys race with a time of 16:13.9.

In the boys championship race, Liverpool won the team title by tiebreaker after finishing tied with Saratoga Springs at 71 points.

Pearl River’s Brian Cook won the boys championship race with a time of 15:17.95.

Galway Invitational

GALWAY – The Amsterdam boys cross-country team finished third in the boys large-school race at the Galway Invitational on Saturday.

Christian Brothers Academy won the team title with 31 points, while Albany Academy was second with 66 points. Amsterdam was third with 71 points, Canajoharie-Fort Plain was seventh with 190 points and Johnstown fielded an incomplete team.

CBA’s Justin VanEpps won the 2.82-mile boys large-school race with a time of 15:20.8.

Johnstown’s Aaron Alvarez was the top area finisher, placing ninth with a time of 16:50.8.

Jon Knack (16:58.1) was 10th for Amsterdam, while Brett Flint (17:10.7) was 11th, Gabe Fernandez (17:12.8) was 13th and Alex Stewart (18:20.0) was 22nd.

Other Amsterdam finishers included David Graveley (24th, 18:34.7), Pablo Almodovar (27th, 18:44.3) and Jose Perez (29th, 18:51.8),

Daeshan Buseck (17:23.4) was 16th for Johnstown, while Cameron Roten (17:50.2) was 21st.

Zack Florian led Canajoharie-Fort Plain, placing 34th with a time of 19:58.1. Other C-FP finishers included Travis Herringshaw (40th, 21:17.8), Jordan Niziol (42nd, 22:26.0), Michael Thomas (43rd, 22:31.5), Josh Cechnicki (46th, 23:26.6), Gene Ryan (50th, 24:40.0) and Alexis Decker (51st, 25:25.2).

In the small-school boys race, Mayfield finished fourth with 111 points. Greenville won the team title with 54 points, while Granville was second with 81 points.

Schoharie’s William Griffin won the 2.82-mile small-school boys race with a time of 16:21.

Mayfield’s Josh Gallup was seventh with a time of 17:15, while Connor Akowicz (18:00) was 15th for the Panthers.

Other Mayfield finishers included Austin Davis (20th, 18:21), Ian Chamberlain (39th, 19:57), Mitch Akowicz (46th, 20:10), Luke Cole (54th, 21:09) and Cody Horowitz (60th, 23:47).

Amsterdam finished second in the large-school girls race with a total of 38 points, while Albany Academy won the team title with 25 points. Johnstown fielded an incomplete team.

Albany Academy’s Emily Acker won the 2.82-mile girls race with a time of 18:23.

Ilenis Quinones was second for Amsterdam with a time of 19:24 and Chantel Dopp was third with a time of 19:28.

Caitlyn Adamchick was 10th for the Lady Rams with a time of 21:18, while Kennedy Nordby (22:52) was 16th and Alyssa Turo (23:08) was 17th.

Skylar Swatt led Johnstown, placing 11th with a time of 21:19. Lyndsey Fiore was 21st for the Lady Bills with a time of 25;40, while Bridget Spagnuola (29:24) was 23rd and Tatyana Rosario (29:42) was 24th.

In the small-school girls race, Mechanicville won the team title with 21 points. Galway was second with 50 points and Schoharie was third with 56 points. Mayfield fielded an incomplete team.

Mechanicville’s Vanessa Mickalonis won the 2.82-mile small-school girls race with a time of 20:05.9.

Emily Cromie led Mayfield, placing eighth with a time of 22:56.

Kelsey Wasson (24:55.7) was 15th for the Lady Panthers, Emily Barker (24:56.1) was 16th and Juleh Nikollaj (24:56.4) was 17th.