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Canton girls, FA boys claim Section 10 track titles


MALONE — The Canton girls dominated at the Section 10 outdoor track and field championship meet Friday, finishing 84 points ahead to claim the team championship at Franklin Academy.

Canton earned 201 points and host Malone was second with 117. The host Huskies did claim the boys title with 131 points. Norwood-Norfolk was second with 111 and Gouverneur was third with 106.5.

Canton had five individual athletes win championships in the girls competition as well as sweeping the three relays.

Laura Pierce, the defending Division II state champion in the 3,000-meter run, won that event as well as the 1,500. Claire Olin won the long jump and the 100. Lindsay Proulx won the 110 hurdles, Gemma DelRossi won the 800 and Morgan Rosser claimed the triple jump for Canton.

Malone’s Rebekkah Bond won three titles, finishing first in the steeplechase, 400 and 400 hurdles. Tupper Lake’s Katie Zurek won both the shot put and discus.

Potsdam’s Maddie Drechsel won the 200. Massena’s Jackie Lamica won the high jump and Norwood-Norfolk’s Brianna Hayes, a Parishville-Hopkinton student, finished first in the pentathlon.

Malone’s boys were led by wins from Dylan Lavoie in the steeplechase and Tehatakenta Boots in the shot put, as well as a victory in the 3,200 relay.

Norwood-Norfolk’s Kyle Fulk won the 1,600 and 3,200 and teammate Connor Levison claimed the 110 hurdles and 400 hurdles. Potsdam’s Ebuka Ononye won the 100 and 400.

Other boys champions included Norwood-Norfolk’s Will Schiavone (pentathlon), Massena’s Andrew Brush (long jump), Madrid-Waddington’s Ian Hawkins (discus), Potsdam’s O’den Robertson (200), Gouverneur’s Luke Dunkelberg (800) and Joshua Uribe (triple jump) and OFA’s Joe Grizzuto (high jump).

Potsdam won the 400 relay as the quartet of Robertson, Ononye, Dan Stone and Taylor Prosper posted a time of 45.21 and OFA claimed the 1,600 relay.

The Section 10 individual and relay champions all qualify for the New York State Championship Meet June 6-7 at Cicero-NS high school.

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