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April 17, 2014
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Championship caliber

Sullivan West junior Mitch Paciga won the Sullivan County indoor title in the high jump with a leap of 6-2 and then went on to qualify for states with a mark of 6-3 at the state qualifier.


Boys: 1600 relay: Tri-Valley 4:01.6; 3200: Alex Campanella (Eldred) time not available; 600: John Harned (Monticello) 1:36.7; 1000: Campanella (Eldred) 2:57.4. 55: Shane Jackson (Monticello) 6.69; 55 hurdles: Doug Leek (Eldred) 8.5; 1600: Campanella (Eldred) 5:09.4; 300. Harned (Monticello) 39.39; High jump: Mitch Paciga (Sullivan West) 6-2; 5-4. Shot put: Aric Boyes (Tri-Valley) 48-6 1/2; 2 800 relay: 1. Monticello (Ali, Smith, Raines, Roses) 1:46.6; 2. Tri-Valley 1:47.8; 3. Liberty 1:48.3.

Girls 1600 relay: Tri-Valley (Vicky Tingley, Alex Brooks, Brittany Pennell, Claire Tierney) 4:43.1; 3000: Brook Gillette (Tri-Valley) 11:10.3; 600: 2. Autumn Bender (Tri-Valley) 1:56; 1000: 1. Bender (Tri-Valley); 55: 2. Mariah Brickhouse (Liberty) 7.75; 55 hurdles: Tingley (Tri-Valley) 9.45; 1500: Bender (Tri-Valley) 5:25.7; 300: 2. Sierra Thomas 46.75; High jump: Laura Doherty (Monticello) 4-6; Shot put: 3. Claire Tierney (Tri-Valley) 28-9¾; 3200 relay: 1. Tri-Valley (Brooke Gillette, Danielle Graham, Brooks, Ali Reynolds) 11:21.9; 800 relay: 1. Liberty (Nicolette Manzi, Thomas, Brickhouse, Lara Heslop) 2:03.2.

Basketball sectionals began on February 25. Here is the schedule for Sullivan County Teams in the big dance: 2/25: Class C T-V girls host Rhinebeck, Fallsburg boys host Millbrook; Class D Chapel Field girls at Livingston Manor; Eldred boys vs. Chapel Field at Wallkill. 2/26: Class B Sullivan West boys at Ellenville; Class C boys Chester at Tri-Valley. 2/27: Class C T-V girls at Chester (assuming a win over Rhinebeck); Class D finals at Sullivan County CC. 2/28 Sullivan West at Marlboro if the Bulldogs beat Ellenville; 3/1 All Class B, C, D finals at SUNY New Paltz. See next week’s issue for coverage of the Section 9 basketball tournament. For an album of photos from the Sullivan County Championship Meet, visit www.sportsinsights.smugmug.com.