Caz track teams sweep past ITC

Boys Lakers get wins from Satchwell, Petroff, Braathen

— Cazenovia’s track and field teams both moved to 2-0 in the OHSL Liberty division last Wednesday with victories over Syracuse’s Institute of Technology Central at Buckley-Volo Field.

The much closer boys meet saw ITC control the sprints and jumping events, but Cazenovia making up for it elsewhere to defeat the Eagles 76-65.

Sean Satchwell, Cameron Braathen and Nick Petroff led the Lakers to victory. Satchwell ran the mile in 5:02.5 and also won the 3,200-meter run in 11:34.7.

Petroff, with his time of 2:20.3 in the 800, completed Cazenovia’s sweep of the distance running events, and he went on to clear 9’6” for first place in the pole vault.

Braathen ruled in the shot put, with a toss of 43’9”, and the discus, where he prevailed by heaving it 116’6”. Walker Nichols also won, in the high jump, where he cleared 5’6”.

The girls Lakers earned a one-sided 119-22 victory over the Eagles as Jeanette Cudney started the day by teaming with Malone Gabor, Colleen Stalder and Megan Stanford to take the 4x800 relay in 10 minutes, 39.7 seconds. Then Cudney won the 1,500-meter run in 5:25.10 and claimed the 800-meter run in 2:35 flat.

Ashley Kent also won twice, going 32 feet 8 ¾ inches in the triple jump and beating the field int eh 100-meter hurdles in 17.1 seconds. Kent, joined by Ashley Winn, Liz Pittman and Jess Macheda, helped the Lakers get first place in the 4x100 relay in 52.8 seconds.

Winn was also part of the 4x400 relay, helping Stanford, Cudney and Evelyn Wells finish in 4:28.7, this after going through the 100-meter dash in 12.3 seconds and the 200-meter dash in 26.1 seconds. Stanford, in the 400-meter hurdles, prevailed in 1:17.5.

Pittman cleared 8 feet in the pole vault and had a first-place long jump of 14’7 ½”. Maria Stalder was victorious in the 400-meter dash in 1:07.9, just as Tori Fischer topped 4’6” in the high jump.

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