The Dryden High boys’ and girls’ indoor track and field teams joined Marathon Central with place finishers at the Doug Quinney Invitational Saturday inside SUNY Cortland’s Lusk Field House. Groton had some athletes compete, but none placed in the top six.
Jakob Greenwood won two events and was part of a third win as the Dryden boys placed third in the Interscholastic Athletic Conference Division with 80 points while Marathon was eighth with nine points.
The Purple Lion girls were fifth in the IAC Division and the Olympians tied for eighth with 13 points.
Waverly won the IAC boys’ team title with 84 points and the Waverly girls were first as well with 84 points.
Greenwood had a pair of first place finishes individually. Greenwood took first in the 300-meter dash with a time of 37.51 and he was first in the 600m after clocking 1:27.21. Greenwood was part of the Purple Lions’ 800m relay team with Steven Morrow, Aidan Kalousdian and Bradeon Libbey that took first place in a time of 1:37.51.
Brad Hume added a first place effort in the high jump after clearing the bar at 5-feet-8 inches.
Other top six finishes for Dryden included Libbey who was second in the 55m dash in 6.88 and third in the long jump with a distance of 19-4. Morrow was second in the 600m with a time of 1:29.51 and third in the 300m in 38.72. Kalousdian placed third in the 55m dash with a time of 6.92. Bryant De-Paull took fifth place in the long jump with a leap of 17-9. George Murphy-Wilkins was fifth in the 1,000m run in 3:01.60 and he was sixth in the 1,600m run in 5:09.91.
The Purple Lions’ 1,600m relay team of Hume, Tim Ward, Dylan Spaulding and DePaull placed fifth in 4:12.75.
For Marathon, Trenton O’Neil took fourth place in the pole vault after clearing the bar at eight feet.
The Olympians 1,600m relay team was sixth with a time of 4:25.74.
Teghan Garris continues her solid season for Dryden as she took first place in the shot put with a toss of 33-9.
Other top six performances for the Purple Lions were turned in by Emily Miller who was second in the 1,500m run with a time of 5:29.03. Walaa Al Shoffee took second place in the triple jump with a hop, skip and jump of 29-1. Alex Brotherton was third in the 55m dash in 8.05. Kya Cook placed fifth in the 300m dash in 50.90. Morgan Scales took fifth place in the 1,500m run with a time of 5:51.97. Hollace Finver placed fifth in the long jump with a leap of 14 feet even. Samantha Brown was fifth in the triple jump at 26 feet. Emma Park- Miller took sixth in the 55m dash after a time of 8.39. Amanda Jackson: placed sixth in the 1,000m run in 3:54.03. Nicole Owens finished in sixth place in shot put after a toss of 25-1.75.
The 800m relay team of Brotherton, Finver, Cook and Park-Miller came home in second place with a time of 2:01.86.
For Marathon, Aliesha Howard was sixth in the 1,500m run with a time of 5:52.57. A pair of Olympians’ relay teams posted third place finishes. The 3,200m relay team posted a third place time of 12:37.76 and the 1,600m relay team was third after clocking 5:16.91.