Border Country Sports Blog-May 28th
Good Morning! With the Border Country Sports Blog, I'm Keith Harrington.
ADK Softball Standouts Recognized By Section II
At Thursday's softball championship games Section II recognized Adirondack Legaue players who were selected as All-Stars.
Whitehall's Madi Gould was named the Most Valuable Player for the ADK as selected by Section II officials.
Fellow Railroader Olivia Whiting was also named a Section II All-Star from the ADK.
Granville's Lauren Bascom and Lake George's Shannon Starratt were also recognized as all-stars from the Adirondack League.
ADK Athletes Perform Well at Track Sectionals
The Group Five Section II Track and Field Meet was held Thursday at Stillwater High School and the AdirondackLeague performed well.
Warrensburg placed second in the boys event, while Lake George was second in the girls standings.
Maple Hill won the boys title and Hoosic Valley was crowned the girls champions.
Dante Corriveau of Warrensburg placed first in three events. Corriveau finished first in the 400 meters, the 1,600 and the 3,200.
Landon Olden of Warrensburg won the pentathlon with 1789 points.
Lake George's Samuel Burns placed first in the high jump. Kyle Dolan of Lake Goerge was first in the pole vault.
Several Warrensburg team members earned second place finishes including Justin Rushia in the 100 and 200, Brody Olden, Brayden Olden in the 3,000 steeplechase, and the Burghers' 400 relay team of Rushia, Thomas Sesselman, Dylan Winchell and Tim Kelly.
Second place finshers from the ADK were Lake George's 1,600 and 3,200 relays, in 3:45.09 and the Warriors' Oliver Herrick in the triple jump.
Taking third were Lake George's Jake O'Keefe in the 800 and the Warriors' 400 relay, and Salem's Quinn Donaldson in the high jump, Gabriel Gallagher in the 400 hurdles, Warrensburg's Rushia in the 400, Brody Olden in the 1,600, and Tristen Hitchcock in the discus.
In the girls meet Madeline Burke of Lake George claimed top honors in the pole vault. She was also second in the 100 hurdels and fourth in the shot put.
Cayla Stone of the Warriors won the placed first in the long jump and second in the triple jump.
Whitehall's Samantha Howland also had a strong meet. Howland placed first in the triple jump and third in the 100 meters where she broke the Railroader school record earlier in the year.
The Lake George 1600 relay team of Emily Guidetti, Bailee Dineen and Ella Fox finished second.
Lake George's Angelina Minnear finished in a tie for second in the long jump with Cambridge's Samantha Crandall.
Guidetti was third in the discus and Warrensburg's Karla Sherman third in the pentathlon.
With the Border Country Sports Blog, I'm Keith Harringtton.