April 20, 2013


CHS girls finish 5th at Invitational

EAST SYRACUSE — The Cortland High girls’ track team finished fifth out of 21 scoring teams Friday evening in the rain-shortened East Syracuse-Minoa Girls’ Invitational.
The Purple Tigers finished with 24 points, while Holland Patent was the top scorer with 43 points, followed by Remsen and South Jefferson with 28 each and ES-M with 27.
CHS senior Katie Dovi was second in the 100-meters in 14.89 seconds, junior Kayla Andrews taking fourth in the same event in 15.10.
Freshman Gabrielle Toussaint took second in the 1,500-meters in 5:49.60, and senior Emily Ross finished fourth in the discus with a throw of 93-1.
In the non-scoring Junior Varsity 200-meter dash, freshman Rebecca Alteri was second in 32.50, junior Kayla Holl fourth in 32.70 and Madison Tripp fifth in 32.80.
Freshman Giana Marks was second in the non-scoring JV 1,500m in 6:21.50.
The Cortland girls’ and boys’ squads both host Homer and Fowler Wednesday in an OHSL Freedom Division tri-meet starting at 4:30 p.m.
The opening day of the SUNY Cortland Classic was postponed by the threat of bad weather on Friday, which created a switch for today’s schedule of track and field events that got underway at 9 a.m. this morning at the Stadium Complex.
Interscholastic Athletic Conference North Division duals resume on Monday, featuring Dryden’s unbeaten boys and girls. The Purple Lions will be part of a track and field gathering a the Appleby Elementary School track in Marathon, where the host Olympians, Moravia and Cincinnatus out of the Central Counties lLeague will be competing.
That same day, Groton squads play host to Trumansburg and Union Springs boys and girls.


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