Welcome to Section V Track / Cross Country

WELCOME TO THE OUTDOOR 2018 SEASON

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NFHS  - Points of Emphasis - Pre-Meet Notes 2018-

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COACHES' LEADERBOARD NOTE - In the Sprint races especially, it is most important that all coaches are on the same wave length when making leader entries. This is the process: 100m - kid runs 11.52 hand time which rounds up to 11.6, then click the hand time box which adds .24 sec for a converted FAT time of 11.84 (always ends in a 4). Why did I round up??? Hand times should not be measured in hundredths. Because all coaches and officials are not going to be right on the gun and the finish every time. The start is always late (by at least .24) and without the camera, the click at the line is not always accurate.  Bottom line: all non-FAT times need to be rounded up with .24 added on.  Thanks!  Dave Y.

  Miscellaneous:

 New- ALL-TIME INDOOR LISTS: Coach Yen, with the help of a few other coaches,  has started to compile Indoor "all-time" lists for Boys and Girls from sanctioned HS meets. The ultimate goal is to get to the top 10-15 for our standard events.  The committee will decide on any conversions. Prior to 1980, most races were yards. (ex. John Tuttle in 1977 ran 2:14.2 1000y, 1000m is 1093.61y).The initial lists are linked here:  Girls - Boys -

RELAY ENTRIES BUG: Unfortunately, Clicking the X to remove a relay from the Entries List removes all relay teams from that event. To remove a relay team (like D) without removing others (A,B,C), simply "Make Entries", select that relay event, then remove the time from that relay (D) and then save. Team D is now gone and A,B,C remain.

 YenTiming -All Results Board - Yen Outdoor Folder 2016-2018 -
Athletic.net (DyeStat) NYS Rankings - National Records -

Upcoming Meets

 Congrats to our Sectional Winning Teams and Individual Champs!


STATE QUALIFIER (MOC): ORDER -
Friday - June 1 - Cal-Mum - 4:45
--Online Entries due - Sun - May 27, 9pm
- There is no "class Champ" box. Make ALL of your entries and the class champs will be tracked along the way.


--Scratch deadline: - Wed - May 30, 8pm
--Scratch process: email scratches to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
- Scratches are not made from coaches accounts.

PERFORMANCE UPDATE: Entry opened Tues- May 22 for initial entries. If any of those performances improve over the weekend, you must remake those entries. The system will not do it for you.

Starting Heights:
Girls high jump- 4'6"  4'9"  5'0"  5'2"  then by 2"
Girls pole vault-  8'6"  9'3"  9'9"  10'0"  10'3" then by 3"

Flickr Group

Written by Brian Sparacino on .
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We now have a Flickr Group.
We are looking for people who can regularly add some quality photos,  a few photos per meet is fine, more is better.
No camera phone photos please. DSLR preferred but not necessary, I see many of you walking around with nice ones.
If you would like to be a member then please join the Group Pool, I will have to approve your registration first.
In the message field let me know who you are. If you have a gallery/website, let me know that as well.

* currently only members can see photos, this will hopefully change in a few days as this is a new Flickr account

Reinstate the Empire State Games

Written by Brian Sparacino on .

Click HERE to sign the petition
The 2011 Empire State Games have been cancelled, Rochester would have been the host city.
Please sign the petition in the link above and help save this great event.

The Empire State Games are a set of annual Olympic-style competitions for amateur athletes from the state of New York, encompassing several divisions and allowing athletes of all ages to compete. The Games consist of a number of competitions - the Summer Games (often referred to as the Empire State Games, typically held in late July), the Winter Games (held at Lake Placid in February), the Games for the Physically Challenged (similar to the Paralympics), and the Senior Games (specificially for athletes age 50 and older). The Empire State Games is a member of the National Congress of State Games.

The first Empire State Games took place at Syracuse University in 1978, the first State Games to be held in the United States. The success of the event sparked the creation of other State Games across the country. The 2008 Empire State Games took place from July 23 through July 27, 2008 in Binghamton. The 2009 Empire State Games were suspended but are scheduled to return in 2010 to Buffalo, New York. Unfortunately, due to a lack of state funding, the 2011 games were canceled on November 17th, 2010.

- Wikipedia

All-Greater Rochester XC 2010

Written by Brian Sparacino on .
All-Greater Rochester XC - Boys
Robert Hurlbut, McQuaid - Runner of the Year
Mickey Burke, Rush-Henrietta 
Wyatt Gouldthorpe, McQuaid 
Joel Kandt, Brockport 
Colin Kerr, Wayne 
Nate Kozyra, Rush-Henrietta 
Lou Lipani, Greece Arcadia 
Cohen Miles-Rath, Wayland-Cohocton 
Ryan Moynihan, Geneseo 
A.J. Nasello, Webster Schroeder 
Calvin Patten, Alexander 
Jared Rousell, Webster Thomas 
Andrew Sweeney, Rush-Henrietta 
Drew Zeccola, Pittsford Mendon 

Boys Coach of the Year:
Todd Stewart, McQuaid 
All-Greater Rochester XC - Girls
Shaylyn Tuite, Pittsford Mendon - Runner of the Year
Morgan Atkins, Pittsford Mendon 
Hannah Cole, Honeoye Falls-Lima 
Sarah Coon, Red Jacket 
Christine Driscoll, Geneva 
Cassie Goodman, Midlakes 
Bridget Hanna, Mercy 
Ashton Hughes, Fairport 
Katie Lembo, Penfield 
Alana MacDonald, Rush-Henrietta 
Leila Mantilla, Penfield 
Kate McCormick, Canandaigua 
Meghan McCormick, Canandaigua 
Amanda Paratore, Webster Schroeder 

Girls Coach of the Year:
Matthew Ward, Canandaigua 

source: Democrat and Chronicle

Section V Winter Track League Update Week #3

Written by Reggie Henderson on .

By Reggie Henderson

The third week of Section V Winter League Track was held on Dec. 29th at RIT and Hobart and here are the outstanding performances:

The big story of week #3 is Leila Mantilla of Penfield who ran two National Elite Standard mid-distance times in one meet!  She ran a 4:44.61 in the 1500M which just edged out Shaylyn Tuite’s 4:45.67 from week 1 and just missed the state leader Emily De La Bruyere of NYC’s time of 4:44.30.   Mantilla also ran a 3:04.39 1000M which puts her at 6th in the state for that distance, a nice match for her 6th in the state performance in the 3000M last week.    BUT… while Mantilla was away from the 3000M, Shaylyn Tuite of Pittsford Mendon moved closer to her in the 3000M with a 8th best in the state time of 10:26.25.  And Cassie Goodman of Midlakes improved her 3000M season best to 10:47.25.

Not to be outdone, the boys have a 3-event National Standard performer in Cory Cox!  Cox achieved National Elite Standards in the LJ and TJ in the first two weeks and this week ran a National Standard time of 36.61 to win the 300M at Hobart.

Donovan Wallace of Wilson Magnet ran a 6.58 55M for a new top performance in Section V edging out Olympia’s Shawn Charles 6.60 from last week.  This also puts Wallace at number 8 on the state list.

Brian Smith of Olympia was right on the heels of both Cox in the 300M and Wallace in the 55M when he beat the National Elite Standard of 36.64 in the 300M with his 36.59 and just missed the 55M standard of 6.62 with his time of 6.63.

Joe Postwaite broke out of the pack in the Boys High Jump with a Section V leading win of 6-4 which puts him in a 5-way tie for 3rd best in the state.

In the Girls Pole Vault Nicole Bell of Gates Chili and Haley Christiano of Hilton continued to match each other’s performance as both raised their season best to 10’6” which moves them up to 4th on the state leaderboard and only 1 inch behind Karmen Auble of Warsaw.

Zac Ekdahl of Marcus Whitman joined National Elite status with his winning time of 1:26.63 in the 600M at Hobart.

Lauren Burke of Fairport made the standard in the Girls 300M with her Section V leading time of 42.48 at Hobart.

Erica Williams of Batavia grabbed the Section V leading performance in the Women’s Shot Put from Canadaigua’s Kymberle Gordon with her winning throw of  37-9.25.

Somehow neglected from the week #2 report were the Racewalkers (I think milesplit may not have been updated).  Penfield is THE DOMINANT FORCE in New York State for the Girls 1500M Racewalk  with 3 of the top 6 performances, and 2 of them from one family!  Rachel and 8th Grader Melissa Tylock hold spots 3 and 5 respectively, Elizabeth Wilkins is 6th, and to round out Section V Jaymee Caplan of Rush Henrietta has the 7th best performance in the state.  NOW FOR Week #3:  Wilkins edged out Melissa Tylock for the win and for 5th position in the state in a photo finish race at Hobart.  In the same race Penfield added a 4th girl to the New York State top 10 list when Julianna Moore ran a 7:46.73.