Pittsford Mendon Boys and Webster Thomas Girls 3-peat!
Glavin runs faster than Lawler, Palotti runs faster time than Watson, who would have won head-to-head?
BOYS: They didn’t run against each other, but season leaders Donny Glavin, Nathan Lawler and Dawson Bathgate all ran the same course today and Glavin’s 15:57 nipped Lawler’s 15:59 for the fastest of the day, Bathgate was off the leaders pace today as his 16:30 only placed 5th in merged results with Isaac Goodman and Paul Dellinger getting the 3rd and 4th fastest times of the day.
In merged team results Pittsford Mendon blew away all classes with 58 points to McQuaid Jesuit’s 123 and Honeoye Falls-Lima’s 145. For the small schools (class C, D, DD), the top merged finisher was Addison followed by Bath-Haverling and Marcus Whitman.
Here’s the roster for Pittsford Mendon, the best boys team in Section V (and two-time defending State Champion): Nathan Lawler 15:59.2, Isaac Goodman 16:20.6, Griffen Hess 16:40.8, Henry Burton 17:07.5, Sam Trawick 17:12.5, Casey Woodward 17:16.5, Conor Fitzgerald 18:21.7.
GIRLS: Haleigh Palotti 18:56 became the first Section V girl to run faster than Sammy Watson 19:01 this season, although not in a head-to-head race. Anna Kostarellis 19:13 and Amanda Vestri 19:14 battled it out for 2nd Class A, 3rd in merged. And then came Canandaigua’s freshmen duo of Clancy Rhede and Katie Cobos who swept the first two spots of Class B and took 5th and 6th merged.
In merged team results, Webster Thomas held off Honeoye Falls-Lima 89 – 109, with Rush-Henrietta in 3rd at 146. For the small schools the top merged finisher was Livonia followed by Addison and Harley-Allendale-Columbia.
Here’s the roster for Webster Thomas, the best girls team in Section V: Amanda Vestry 19:14.4, Ellie Songer 19:32.4, Claire Ashton 19:43.6, Natalie Neamtu 20:26.3, Kate Welch 20:30.4, Taylor Zeigler 20:32.9, Alex Carpenter 20:40.36 (yep, their 7th girl ran a 20:40.6)
HIS and HERS: Combining boys and girls programs in merged results, Honeoye Falls-Lima did best taking 2nd girls and 3rd boys. For small schools Addison was 1st in boys and 2nd in girls.
Section V Champions:
Class A Boys Team: McQuaid Jesuit Individual: Donny Glavin
Class A Girls Team: Webster Thomas Indvidiual: Sammy Watson
Class B Boys Team: Pittsford Mendon Individual: Nathan Lawler
Class B Girls Team: Honeoye Falls-Lima Individual: Clancy Rheude
Class C Boys Team: Bath-Haverling Individual: Austin Miller
Class C Girls Team: Livonia Individual: Hayleigh Palotti
Class D Boys Team: Honeoye Central Individual: Alex Hogue
Class DD Boys Team: Addison Individual: Dawson Bathgate
Class D Girls Team: Harley-Allendale-Columbia Indvidual: Eileen Reinhardt (HAC)
Class DD Girls Team: Addison Individual: Chloe Weaver (Red Creek)
Top Boys Merged:
1. Donny Glavin, McQuaid Jesuit, 15:57.0
2. Nathan Lawler, Pittsford Mendon, 15:59.2
3, Isaac Goodman, Pittsford Mendon, 16:20.6
4, Paul Dellinger, Brighton, 16:26.9
5, Dawson Bathgate, East Rochester, 16:30.0
6, Caleb Covell, Eastridge, 16:33.0
7, Jackson Tate, Honeoye Falls-Lima, 16:35.8
8, Luke Robbins, Pittsford Sutherland, 16:38.4
9, Griffin Hess, Pittsford Mendon, 16:40.8
10, Liam Lyle, Honeoye Falls-Lima, 16:47.1
Top Girls Merged:
1, Hayleigh Palotti, Livonia, 18:56.8
2, Sammy Watson, Rush-Henrietta, 19:01.0
3, Anna Kostarellis, Churchville-Chili, 19:13.0
4, Amanda Vestri, Webster Thomas, 19:14.4
5, Clancy Rheude, Canandaigua, 19:14.8
6, Katie Cobos, Canandaigua, 19:24.4
7, Claire Miller, Penfield, 19:24.9
8, Sydney McDaniel, Honeoye Falls-Lima, 19:27.2
9, Payton Reed, Honeoye Falls-Lima, 19:27.2
10, Ellie Songer, Webster Thomas 19:34.2
Photos by Ron Kalasinskas at www.RochesterForKids.com
Article by Reg Henderson 3 at www.HendersonFinancialAdvisors.com