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October 22, 2016
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Their time to shine

Eldred eighth grader Kayla Maas amassed 30 of her team’s 84 points by winning the 1,500, the 3,000 and the pole vault. Eldred finished third in both the girls and boys divisional quests.

In the boys meet, Tri-Valley outpointed Sullivan West 160-135 to garner the Division V crown. The Bears had a trio of three-event champs in junior Ian Kurzrock, who won the 1600 (5:07.19), the 3200 (10:48.50) and ran a leg in the winning 4x800 relay (9:58.71). Senior Nick Rios won the long jump (17-6), the triple jump (36-11) and ran a leg in the winning 4x400 relay (3:59.99). Junior Mohib Khan won the shot put (37-3) and ran in the winning 1,600 relay and 4x200 relay (1.42.93). Senior Justin Weintraub won the 600 (1:41.44) and ran in the winning 4x800 relay. Sullivan West senior Patrick Pierce won the high jump (6-0), while fellow senior Mitch Paciga took the 55 hurdles (8.67). Paciga was second in the high jump. SW sophomore Hunter Flynn took the 1,000 (3:06.36), while junior Kevin Hart won the 300 (8.67). Junior Anthony Rydell was second in the shot put (36-4) and won the non-scoring weight throw (45-5.5). Sophomore Ethan Seidl was second in the 1,600 (5:09.83). Eldred’s Julian Gottlieb won the 55 (7.24.2). He took second in the pole vault (10-6). Eldred finished third with 86 points. Monticello’s Terry Duncan took first in the Division III 55 (6.85). John Harned won the 600 (1.29.12) and Trayvon Rainey captured the shot put (46-3).

For more details on the iconic meet, read “Five (V) Alarm Thriller” on www.sportsinsightsny.com. For photos visit www.sportsinsights.smugmug.com.