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December 06, 2016
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Halcyon days

Sullivan West’s Drew Billard has another fine day as he leads the Bulldogs to a league win over Liberty. A crucial match with Eldred on May 7 likely determined if the Dawgs garner their 10th straight Division IV. Billard will be one of the top four seeded golfers competing in this coming week’s OCIAA championships slated for Grossingers on May 14.
Photos­­­ by Richard A. Ross sportsinsightsny.com

Eldred defeated Downsville 17-6 to improve to 6-6.In softball Sullivan West 2-7 (1-3 OCIAA) fell to O’Neill 8-6. Eldred defeated Downsville 12-1 to improve to 4-6 before losing a league game to Livingston Manor 4-9 (2-1 OCIAA) by the score of 13-11.

In track and field Sullivan West easily defeated Fallsburg in a home meet. Dani Myers returned to action and Mitch Paciga won the high jump, repeating his state-qualifying mark of 6-2. Four Tri-Valley alumni made track and field news this past weekend. Garret Grey, competing for Ashland University, won the GLIAC Hammer Championship with a Lifetime Best throw of 225 feet, which is the second best throw of all college athletes this season. Freshmen Jim Bernstein competing for Oneonta State University placed second in the 10,000 meter run at the SUNYAC Championship at Cortland. Frosh Rafael Ramirez (Hammer) and Soph Brian Edwards (Discus) competing for Alfred State College, won their events. Ashand and Alfred State won their championship, with Oneonta placing second. Meanwhile the current Lady Bears won the Steinhart Cup Meet at Ellenville, defeating Red Hook, Liberty, Ellenville and Rhinebeck. Ellenville won the boys cup title. Tri-Valley was third.

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