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Potsdam, Salmon River boys track teams settle for NAC draw

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POTSDAM - The Potsdam Central and Salmon River varsity boys track teams settle4d for a 106.5 draw in an NAC tri-meet on Tuesday that saw Gouverneur Central come away with a sweep.

The Wildcats outscored the host Sandstoners 159-73 and the Shamrocks 179-54.

O’den Robertson anchored the Potsdam effort with wins in the 100 (11.4 seconds), the 200 (24.2) and the long jump (20’). Dan Stone followed him in both the sprint races and the duo combined with Ebuka Ononye and Taylor Prosper to win the 400 relay in 45.4 seconds. Ononye accounted for the other first-place effort posted by the Sandstoners by pacing the 400 in 55.8 seconds.

Jordan Bigness placed second in the 1,600 to highlight the Salmon River showing.

In other NAC meets on Tuesday, Massena gained a split at Franklin Academy, falling to the host team 165-72 while outscoring Clifton-Fine 157-37 and OFA swept Madrid-Waddington (140-82) and host Tupper Lake (153-65).

GIRLS TRACK

At the Potsdam circuit, the host Lady Sandstoners managed a split after beting Salmon River 165-81 while falling to Gouverneur 155-135.

Potsdam placed first in 10 of the 16 events led by Maddie Drecshel, who won both the 100 and 200 in respective times of 13.2 seconds and 27.8 seconds. Also recording individual firsts for the Lady Sandstoners were; Heidi Visser in the 400 (1:10.7), Madi Dow in the 800 (2:33.3), Marie Amell in the 1,500 (5:38.3), Macy Huckle in the high jump (4’4”), Lauren Lucht in the triple jump (31’7”) and Sam Heer in the shot put (28’).

The Lady Sandstoners also scored wins in two of the three relay races. Dow, Drecshel and Visser teamed up with Miranda Mangual to pace the 1,600 in 4:39. Amell and Dow combined with Claire Brownell and Ally Miller to claim the 3,200 in 11:26.3.

For Salmon River, Nidia DeArmayero won the 100 hurdles in 18.5 seconds whle Tatyanna Figueroa placed second in the shot put and third in the discus.

The other NAC girls meets of the day saw Massena manage a split at Franklin Academy with a win over Clifton-Fine (165-41) and loss to the host Huskies (219-81) while OFA swept past M-W (171-140) and host Tupper Lake (180-101).

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