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Whimple takes 3rd in TJ; Boham advances

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The Coxsackie Post 166 and Saugerties Post 72 17U American Legion teams opened their summer baseball season this week in Catskill. Saugerties defeated Coxsackie 7-3 in 9 innings. Post 166 second baseman Diego Dodig receives a throw as Post 72 runner slides in safely.
June 8, 2018 03:52 pm Updated: June 8, 2018 04:37 pm

 

SYRACUSE — The first day of the NYSPHSAA Track & Field meet kicked off on Friday.

In total, four female student-athletes competed in the meet in Ichabod Crane’s Ama Boham and Abby Dolge, Taconic Hills’ Chynna Lockenwitz and Maple Hill’s Tori Whimple.

Whimple took third overall in Division 2 in the triple jump final, landing a jump of 38-feet. Wayne’s Kaitlyn Bonczyk (38-2.25) and Irvington’s Zoe Maxwell (38-0.75) narrowly beat out the Lady Wildcat.

The 38-foot mark is a new school record at Maple Hill. Whimple will be graduating this month and is heading to SUNY Plattsburgh to compete on the track and field team.

Boham advanced through the first round in the 100-meter hurdles and came one step closer to defending her state title.

The Ichabod Crane Rider ran a first round-best time of 14.84 seconds in Division 2. Fredonia’s Lydia Lanski held a second-best time of 15.11. The championship race will be held Saturday.

In the 100-meter dash, Lockenwitz posted a time of 12.73, good enough for fourth in her heat and 14th overall. The Titan did not qualify for the championship race. Cheektowaga’s Jayla Moss was the top finisher with a 12.21 mark.

Eighth grader Dolge is running the 1,500-meter event, which doesn’t get started until Saturday.

 

LITTLE LEAGUE

MINOR DIVISION

S&F Telecommunications 17, Taconic Hills 2

HUDSON — Gannon Logue was 3 for 3 with a grand slam in the fifth inning to lead S&F Telecommunications to first round win over TH, 17-2, in the Columbia/Greene Little League Minor Division playoffs.

Sean Egan started on the mound going three innings with eight strike outs. Kam Duntz relieved and had two strike outs and Logue closed the doors with three strike outs.

S&F advances to the semifinal round and will play a home game on Tuesday at 5:45 p.m.