Rams win Eddy Meet title
SCHENECTADY – The Amsterdam boys team and field team won the team title for the second straight year at the 74th annual Eddy Meet at Schenectady High School on Saturday.
The Rams finished with 50 points, while Guilderland was second with 32 points. Bay Shore, Riverdale Baptist and Bethlehem and Rome Free Academy all tied for third with 28 points. Gloversville was 16th with 13 points, Johnstown was 23rd with 8 points, Broadalbin-Perth was 30th with 4 points and Fort Plain was 38th with 1 point.
Bay Shore won the girls team title with 62 points, while Uniondale was second with 36. Saratoga Springs (34 points) was third, Shenendehowa (31) was fourth and Columbia (30) was fifth.
Several area girls teams also competed, but failed to score a point in the meet.
In the boys meet, Amsterdam’s Izaiah Brown won the 200 meters with a time of 21.84 seconds. Brown also won the 400 meters with a time of 47.73 seconds and also picked up the win in the long jump with a leap of 21-4 1/4.
Brown also anchored the 1,600 relay team to a winning time of 3:21.84. The relay team also featured David Graveley, Bryan Stanavich and Julian Gallup.
Brown was named the Male Athlete of the Meet for his efforts.
Gallup also placed fourth in the long jump with a leap of 21-1.
Gloversville’s Michael Budka won the pole vault competition with a personal best height of 13-0.
Broadalbin-Perth’s Mike Visco was fifth in the long jump with a leap of 20-8.
In the triple jump, Amsterdam’s Omahri Sturdivant (44-1 1/2) was third and Broadalbin-Perth’s Jake Coveney (42-6 3/4) was fifth.
Johnstown’s Devlin Bahruth was fifth in the 200 meters with a time of 22.78 seconds. Bahruth also placed third in the 400 meters with a time of 50.34 seconds.
Fort Plain’s Jordan Ahrens was sixth in the 3,200 meters with a time of 10:11.97.
In the high jump, Gloversville Quantel McGee was fifth with a leap of 5-10, while Gloversville’s Keyshawn Arnold (5-10) was sixth.