Sullivan County Democrat
Callicoon, New York
January 22, 2010 Issue
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Rob Potter | Democrat

SULLIVAN WEST'S COLIN Seidl, right, stays ahead of competitors from Pine Bush, left, and Monroe-Woodbury in the boys’ 1,600-meter run at the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association (OCIAA) championship meet on Saturday at Warwick Valley High School.

Local runners compete at OCIAA championships

By Rob Potter
WARWICK — Dozens of athletes from Sullivan County high schools competed in the 2009 Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association (OCIAA) Track and Field Championships last Friday and Saturday at Warwick Valley High School.
A few of the events were held on Friday afternoon. The rest of the events were held on Saturday, beginning at 9:30 a.m. and finishing around 2:45 p.m.
In the girls’ team standings, Liberty was the Sullivan County team which posted the best finish. The Lady Indians earned 12 points to finish 11th.
Monticello garnered 11 points to place 12th. Tri-Valley placed 15th with eight points and Eldred scored one point to tie for 16th.
In the boys’ team standings, Sullivan West was the top county team. The Bulldogs earned 10 points to finish 11th. Eldred, Monticello and Tri-Valley all scored one point to finish tied for 15th place.
Events in which Sullivan County athletes were among the top finishers are as follows:
Girls’ 100 Meter Dash: 3. Jessica Dunnigan, Liberty, 13.08 seconds
Girls’ 400 Meter Dash: 7. Katie Manzi, Sullivan West, 1:02.42
Girls’ 1,500 Meter Run: 5. Jessica Fingers, Monticello, 4:56.45
Girls’ 3,000 Meter Run: 2. Jessica Fingers, Monticello, 10:15.26
Girls’400 Meter Hurdles: 7. Lindsey Murphy, SW, 1:11.97
Girls’ 2000 Meter Steeplechase: 6. Emma Cohen, Monticello, 7:46.34
Girls’ Pole Vault: 7. (tie) Morgan Hawkins, SW, 8 feet, 6 inches
Girls’ Long Jump: 3. Jessica Dunnigan, Liberty, 16-1/4
Girls’ Shot Put: 2. Tehnyat Khan, Tri-Valley, 35-4
Girls’ Javelin Throw: 2. Tehnyat Khan, T-V, 88-2; 3. Heidi Furman, T-V, 83-9
Girls’ Hammer: 1. Katelyn Exner, T-V, 111-6; 3. Heidi Furman, T-V, 96-0; 6. Dominque Darby, T-V, 80-3
Girls’ Outdoor Pentathlon: 800- Meter Run: 7. Bekah Polonsky, T-V, 2:46.94
Girls’ Outdoor Pentathlon: 100- Meter Hurdles: 5. Diana Schombs, Eldred, 18.81 seconds; 6. Selena Hudak, Eldred, 19.54 seconds; 7. Kristin Offringa, T-V, 19.78 seconds
Girls’ Outdoor Pentathlon: High Jump: 4. (tie) Diana Schombs, Eldred, 4-9 1/2
Girls’ Outdoor Pentathlon: Long Jump: 7. Kristin Offringa, T-V, 12-1 1/4
Girls’ Outdoor Pentathlon: Shot Put: 1. Diana Schombs, Eldred, 29-6
Girls’ Outdoor Pentathlon: 6. Diana Schombs, Eldred, 1,944 total points
Boys’ 3,000-Meter Steeplechase: 1. Colin Seidl, SW, 9:33.56; 6. David Wilbur, Monticello, 10:01.07
Boys’ Triple Jump: 6. Gerald King, Eldred, 41-5 1/2
Boys’ Discus: 6. Ross Bonnell, T-V, 117-10; 7. Andrew Moss, Fallsburg, 111-10
Boys’ Javelin: 1. Gabe Lagrutta, SW, 144-4; 3. Burgos Cruz, SW, 130-0
Boys’ Outdoor Pentathlon: 110- Meter Hurdles: 5. Brandon Startup, Eldred, 19.86 seconds
Boys’ Outdoor Pentathlon: High Jump: 7. Eric Leewe, SW, 4-11 3/4
Boys’ Outdoor Pentathlon: Long Jump: 6. Brandon Startup, Eldred, 15-7 1/2
Boys’ Outdoor Pentathlon: Shot Put: 3. Eric Leewe, SW, 31-6 1/2; 7. Brandon Startup, Eldred, 27-10.