April 29, 2013

Whyman blazes path at Hudson Falls invite

HUDSON FALLS — With temperatures creeping up, Seton Catholic’s Melissa Whyman showed the weather wasn’t the only thing heating up Saturday.

Whyman blazed her way to a first-place finish in the girls’ 800-meter run with a time of 2 minutes, 18.27 seconds at the Anthony Luciano Memorial Invitational held at Hudson Falls High School.

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She beat out Shaker’s Kayleigh Lavender (2:19.22) and Emma Willard’s Courtney Breiner (2:19.66) who finished second and third, respectively.

Whyman led a contingent of Section VII runners who came from Seton, Saranac, Northeastern Clinton and Peru.

Peru’s Maria Remillard (2:38.85, 20th) and Cheyane Dubozy (2:44.89, 31st) also ran the 800 with Whyman.

Remilard (5:07.84, 11th) and Dubozy (5:45.94) also ran in the 1500-meter run, along with teammate Ashley Leta (5:13.59, 15th).

Mallory Honan led the way for NCCS with a fourth-place finish in the 200-meter dash (27.6), a third in the 100-meter hurdles (15.71), a second in the long jump (16-feet, 7.25 inches) and a third in the triple jump (34-2.25).

Celine Bouvier chipped in with a fourth-place finish in the high jump (4-09).

NCCS finished the day as the top Section VII team with an eighth-place finish. Seton followed in 14th.

On the boys’ side, Saranac led the way, taking third in the team competition.

Ty Tedford took second in the 400-meter dash (51.17), and Dustin Durgan took ninth (53.06).

Connor Christopherson also helped lead the Chiefs. He took fourth in the 110-meter hurdles (15.61), third in the 400-meter hurdles (59.97), second as a member of the 4x400-meter relay team (3:30.34) and second in the javelin (133-10).

Jeremy Bullis also placed well for the Chiefs, with fifth-place finishes in both the shot put (43-05) and the discuss (138-00).

Northeastern Clinton’s Rodney Grimshaw helped lead the Cougars with a fifth-place finish in the 100-meter dash (12.00) and an eighth-place finish in the 200-meter dash (24.52).

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