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December 04, 2016
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Liberty’s Jessica Dunnigan finishes second in the 100 in 12.8 at the Tri-Valley Invitational Meet on April 16. She was second in the 200, bested by Division I Beacon speedster Victoria Alexander. Dunnigan won the long jump with 16-½ and took second in the triple jump (33-0). She was named the meet’s Outstanding Female Track Athlete.

Westie Todd Roeder captured the discus with a heave of 134-8, while Darby won the event with a throw of 90-9. In the pole vault, T-V’s Aidan Woolsey equaled his top leap at 10-0. In the high jump, it was SW’s Mitch Paciga topping out at 5-0, while Kaitlynn Greffrath took the honors for T-V at 4-6.

On a chilly, rainy April 16, Tri-Valley played host to 28 schools at the annual Tri-Valley Relays. The Lady Bears won Div. II. Sullivan West was fourth and Eldred was fifth. In the boys meet, Monticello was fourth in Division I, while Tri-Valley took second in Division II. Individual local winners included the following.

Boys: From Eldred, 3200, Alex Campanella, 9:47.1; 2000 steeplechase, Hunter Proscia, 7:40. From Tri-Valley, hammer throw, Rafael Ramirez, 139-2; freshman/sophomore shot put, Brendan Tierney, 34-7½. From Monticello, 400, Tino Taylor 52.7.

Girls: From Liberty, long jump, Jessica Dunnigan, 16-1/2. Dunnigan was named the Outstanding Field Athlete. She was second in the triple jump, the 100 and the 200. From Sullivan West: f/s long jump, Feinman, 14-3. From Tri-Valley, hammer, Darby, 121-1; f/s shot put, Mareena DiMilia, 30-7½; f/s 400 relay, Devlin Jones, Sabrena Smith, Bernadette Tierney and Brittany Rennison, 61.3.

Schools are on spring break this week and action will resume on April 22, as SW hosts Deposit for baseball and softball. A full array of tennis, softball, baseball, golf and track will resume on April 25.