Tri-Valley Goes to Orlando
By Frank Rizzo
ORLANDO, FL October 13, 2000 The Tri-Valley boys cross country team and Heather Iatauro placed first in their division at the Disney Cross Country Classic, held last Friday in Orlando.
Iatauro won the Division I-A race with a time of 18:03.9. The Lady Bears had three other runners in the race, not enough to qualify for a team score.
They were 9. Jen Sorrentino 21:55; 15. Traci Taylor 22:38; 42. Vanessa Houghtaling, 25:32.
For the boys, Steve Creek won the I-A race with a time of 16:11.2, beating out teammate and runner-up Zane Illing by 15 seconds.
Also placing were 4. Adrien Hobbs 17:01; 6. Brent Smith, 17:27; 7. Travis Wolfe, 17:34; 9. Todd Goldstein, 17:44; 37. Adam Wilson, 25:32.
The course was 3.0 miles.
Bulldogs Cop Invite
By Frank Rizzo
SIDNEY October 13, 2000 The Sullivan West boys cross country team won the William Davidson (formerly Sidney) Invitational in Sidney last Saturday.
The Bulldog harriers beat out runner-up Oneonta 50-66.
Ian Parnetts third-place finished paced SW. Parnett covered the 2.8-mile course in 16:36.10, behind winner Ross Humkovic of Maine-Endwell (16:01.65).
The other SW runners: 10. Adam Bassney, 17:04.47; 11. Kevin McCarthy, 17:13.80; 12. Matthew Parks, 17:16.60; 17. Brent Rose, 17:22.66; 19. Steve Mulvihill, 17:43.71; 21. Neal Snedeker, 21:37.07.
Jamie Clifford placed first in the girls race with a time of 19:18.18. Also competing for the Lady Bulldogs were Danielle Hendrickson (21:25.60/16th) and Kristen Clifford (21:29.03/17th).
Mark Nicoletti won a medal in the jayvee race, clocking 20:46.55, while Amanda Ward placed 12th in the modified division with a time of 12:00.73.