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September 18, 2014
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Jubilation junction

Carrying on a winning tradition: Tri-Valley’s girls pose after winning their third consecutive Section IX Class C cross-country championship. It was the school’s 21st girls Section IX cross-country title. Pictured are Autumn Bender, left, Alex Brooks, Brittany Pennell, Sabrena Smith, Brooke Gillette, Danielle Graham and Ali Reynolds.
Photos by Richard A. Ross, sportsinsightsny.com


In football, Liberty lost a 24-19 Class C semifinal heartbreaker to John S. Burke. Senior Quinn Jackson had two rushing TDs for the 4-5 Indians. Jericho Male caught a pass for another. Liberty recovered a Burke fumble with just over two minutes to go trailing by five points, but a trio of incomplete passes gave the ball back to Burke, which ran out the clock. Burke will face two-time defending champion James I. O’Neill for the title. O’Neill downed Millbrook 22-16 in the other semifinal clash. For details of the Section IX cross-country championships and the Liberty football game, read stories on www.sportsinsightsny.com. For albums of photos from these events and countless others from this fall and seasons prior, visit www.sportsinsights.smugmug.com.