Kelly Brown sprints ahead!
Kelly Brown of Wilson Magnet took back the top state time in the 55m with a 6.40 and widened the spread between himself and the rest of Western New York winning at Houghton by 0.15 over 2nd place Tremaine Moore of Greece Olympia. Brown also lowered his 55m Hurdles time to 7.50 for a spread of 0.23 over second place and 0.50 over 3rd. Statewide, Brown is in a 2-way tie for state leader.
Brown, however, lost his Section V Season Best (SVSB) time in the 300 to Noah Williams of McQuaid and Anthony Smith of UPrep Rochester who burned up the track at Brockport on Saturday with times of 35.26 and 35.33 for NY State 4th and 5th rankings respectively.
Connor Spiegel of Webster Thomas raised his SVSB in the high jump from 6-4 to 6-6 for the win at Houghton and is in a 3-way tie for 2nd highest in the state.
Tobi Tella of McQuaid exceeded his own SVSB in the triple jump bounding out to 47-09 for NYS3.
Nick Neamtu of Webster Thomas took over the distance running leaderboard from Donny Glavin (McQuaid). Neamtu added to his SVSB in the 3200 (NYS6) from earlier this season with a 4:24.15 in the 1600m for a SVSB and NYS5.
Ellie Pauly of Hilton won the 1500m racewalk lowering her SVSB to 7:31.62 (NYS8)
Fairport Boys 4x800 brought down the SVSB to 8:06.97 (NYS11)
Webster Thomas Girls 4x800 brought down the SVSB to 9:49.65 (NYS21)
Rush-Henrietta Boys 4x200 beat Greece Olympia at Houghton and lowered the SVSB to 1:32.48.
Northstar Christian is a pretty small school and they’ve somehow put together a boys 4x400 team, (Adrian Minott, Juan Camacho, Adrian Mazur, Migual DeSaja), that can clock a 3:34.81 (53.7 average)
Elsa Cole of Fillmore and Natalie Neamtu of Webster Thomas battled it out in the 1500m and came close to Sammy Watson's SVSB in the 1500. The times are Watson 4:48.06 (from earlier in the season), Cole 4:48.61 and Neamtu 4:48.91 at Houghton.
Rush-Henrietta girls won the Section V versus Section VI meet without their stars who were at the New Balance Games at the Armory in NYC.
Rush-Henrietta boys took 2nd to Lancaster with Lancaster sweeping the throws for a total of 48 points in those two events alone.
New Balance Games - Armory NYC - Jan.24.2016
Watson wins 600 and 300 with Section V Record
Sammy Watson lead her teammates Lanae-Tava Thomas and Tori Thompson in the 300 at the New Balance Games, with Watson and Thomas sweeping 1-2 and Thompson taking 6th at times good enough for a Section V Record and a 1-2-3 sweep of the Section V Leaderboard: Watson 39.34, Thomas 39.56, Thompson 40.98
20 minutes later Watson came back and won the 600m at 1:32.25
Thomas won the long jump at 18-4
Full Results at www.yentiming.com
Photos by Ron Kalasinskas at www.RochesterForKids.com
Results highlighted by Reggie Henderson of www.HendersonFinancialAdvisors.com