But on this gusty April 4, Liberty looked to establish a baseline from which to progress as its boys and girls handily beat O’Neill. In the boys meet, won by the Indians 96-35, the following locals prevailed: 110-meter hurdles, Kane Sauchuck, 17.1; 400 hurdles, Sauchuck, 64.4; 400, Raiquan Molloy, 58.9; 3200, Tom Papp 1,25.9; 3200 relay, Sauchuck, Luis Campos, Nery Campos, Molloy, time not provided; 400 relay, Erick Cuellar, Campos, Kenny Jaycox, Andy Hazelnis, 46.7; 1600 relay, Sauchuck, Cuellar, N. Campos, Molloy, 3,57.7; discus, Mike Hinton, 123.2; pole vault, Vinny Webb, 11-0; shot put Andy Martinez, 34-4.
The Liberty girls prevailed 95-26. The following Lady Indians were triumphant: 110-meter hurdles, Rebeccah Harman, 17.3; 1,000, Sierra Thomas, 6,39.6; 400 hurdles, Harman, 1,14.9; 200, Lara Heslop, 27.8; 800, Thomas, 2,58.1; 400 relay, Harmon, Amanda Bertholf, Heslop and Nikole Snyder, 53.5; 1600 relay, Myra McConnell, Mariah Brickhouse, Magali Ramirez, Katarina Manzi 5,21.1; long jump, Snyder, 13-6 1/2; discus, Britany Roa, 64-9; high jump, Snyder, 4-6; pole vault, Bertholf, 9-6; shot put, Claudia Reyes, 21-2.
Players and coaches from Sullivan County Community College, Sullivan West, Tri-Valley, Monticello and Liberty presented a check for $3,480.33 to the Catskill Regional Oncology Department as the proceeds from this year’s Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic, staged at Sullivan County Community College on February 11. Monticello’s boys and Tri-Valley’s girls prevailed in the high school segment of the tournament as did Sullivan County Community College’s men’s and women’s teams.
In opening week baseball action this week, Fallsburg swept Eldred 3-0 in a Division V league series, while Tri-Valley held sway two games to one in its opening-league encounter with Tuxedo. Monticello fell to Burke 8-6 on a late-inning comeback rally by the Eagles in a non-league opener. In softball, Liberty lost its two opening games as it fell to Livingston Manor 7-4 and then to Port Jervis 15-0. Sullivan West also began its season at 0-2 with a 5-0 loss to Port Jervis and 15-0 defeat to Goshen. Fallsburg was the victim of a perfect game hurled by Tuxedo’s Kelly Ross as the Lady Tornadoes beat the Lady Comets 17-0. Schools are on spring break, but action will resume on April 14 with the Benny Chesnick Softball tournament staged in Tri-Valley and Liberty. Monticello baseball will host Saugerties as well.
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