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Border Country Sports Blog-November 21st

Good Morning! With the Border Country Sports Blog, I'm Keith Harrington.

Dickinson Places 6th at Doug Parker Tournament

Former Whitehall standout wrestler Spencer Dickinson had a successful weekend on the mat for Western New England wrestling. Dickinson battled his way to a 6th place finish in the 285 class at the Doug Parker Tournament in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Dickinson opened the tournament with a 3-1 decision over Brian Morel of Coast Guard. He then dropped a 3-2 decision to Travis Manick of Rhode Island College. The loss to Manick sent Dickinson to the consolation bracket.

Dickinson then defeated Tyson Jones of Springfield 3-2 and pinned Rozrk Ryan of Southern Maine in 2:05 to reach the 5th place match.

The freshman then lost to Tommy Goodwin of Williams via fall to finish 6th in the heavyweight division.

The Golden Bears finished 3rd in the tournament as a team with five wrestlers placing in the top six.


Adirondack League Cross Country All-Stars

The Adirondack League cross country coaches recently named their all-stars for the 2021 season.

Brody Olden of Warrensburg and Isaac Herrick of Lake George were named Co-Most Valuable Runners for the boys. Olden placed first in the league championship meet and became the first runner for the Burghers to ever qualify for the New York state meet.

Katrin Schreiner of Hadley-Luzerne was named the Most Valuable Runner on the girls side.

Named to the boys first team were Corinth's Hayden Sirchia, Hartford's Logan Reynolds, Oliver Herrick of Lake George, David Anderson of North Warren-Johnsburg-Minerva, Brayden Olden of Warrensburg and Quinn Johnson of Whitehall-Granville.

The girls first team all-stars are Taylor McLarty and Taylor Syvertson of Lake George, Corinth's Rylee Dunbar, Argyle's Alyssa Freeguard, Hartford's Brynn Tyler, Kara Tucker of North Warren-Johnsburg-Minerva and Amber Gibbs of Whitehall-Granville.

Runners on the boys second team are Paul Granger;Corinth, Bryton Mandigo;Hartford, Liam Hughes;Hadley-Luzerne, Connor Moulton;Hadley-Luzerne, Jacob Durkee;Argyle, Liam Fahey-Stark;Lake George, Collin Monroe;North Warren-Johnsburg-Minerva.

The girls second team includes Jillian Richards;Corinth, Mattison Stark;Lake George, Katelyn Hanlon;Hadley-Luzerne, Malia Prevost;Warrensburg, Sage Frank;Argyle, Erica Siaulnski;Argyle, Lilly SanAntonio;North Warren-Johnsburg-Minerva.


Whitehall's Bascue Finishes 5th at Inglis

Whitehall's Codie Bascue and his brakeman Carlo Valdes finished fifth in the two-man bobsled World Cup season opener in Igls, Austria yesterday.

Bascue and Valdes had the second fastest time in the first heat, and yesterday's finish is Bascue’s personal best result on a European track.

“This is Codie’s best finish on European soil, and I was certainly proud of him and really excited for him to be in second place after the first run,” said USA Bobsled Driving Coach Brian Shimer.

The action continues today with the four-man race.


With the Border Country Sports Blog, I'm Keith Harrington.

Photo Credit-Jen Dickinson

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