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December 07, 2016
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Liberty’s Andy Martinez (182), left, pins Ellenville’s Javier Cortez. Martinez will be trying to defend his Section 9 title. He is currently undefeated against Section 9 opponents.

Monticello senior Sean Reuss will be heading to Division I-AA University of Maine to play football in the fall. Reuss, considered by many to be the best tight end in Section 9 on both sides of the ball, will receive a full scholarship worth $45,000 per year to play for the Black Bears.

In indoor track, several divisions held their championships this past week. In Division III, Monticello’s boys placed third. Shane Jackson won the 55 in 6.75. The Monties also won the 800 relay in 1:35.67. Garrett LaPolt won the shot put with a heave of 47-8.85. Liberty’s girls came in second to Marlboro in Division IV. Zaira Pabon won the high jump with a mark of 4-0. Rebeccah Harman took the triple jump with a leap of 32-5.75. In the boys Division IV meet, Liberty placed third. Mike Hinton won the shot put with a throw of 43-10.

Stay tuned for much more as the Division V track championships featuring Sullivan West, Tri-Valley and Eldred unfold along with more key clashes on the hardwood, mats and the slopes. Visit www.sportsinsightsny.com for daily stories and albums of pictures.