Jamestown’s Burch Has Big Night In Sanborn

Senior Earns Two Wins At Class AA Meet

SANBORN — Jamestown senior Noah Burch had a big night at the Section VI Class AA track and field championships hosted by Niagara Wheatfield on Wednesday.

Burch won both the 400 meters and long jump, while also taking third in the 200-meter dash as the Red & Green boys finished second with 77 points, 12 points behind the host Falcons.

Jamestown junior Emily Cardinale was the girls top finisher with a second-place showing in the pole vault as the Red & Green finished with 18 points, well back of first-place Orchard Park’s 100.

Burch won the 400 meters in 50.37 seconds, while Orchard Park junior Steve Barlette was second in 51.11. Burch’s winning long jump of 21 feet, 11.5 inches was a full 11 inches farther than second-place Brenton Baker, a Sweet Home junior. In the 200-meter dash, Burch crossed the line in 23.14 seconds, while Orchard Park junior Maxim Bliemeister won in 22.81 seconds.

Jamestown senior Stephen Hallberg won the 3,200 meters with a time of 10:03.84, more than 7 seconds faster than second-place Ricky Curiel, a Clarence junior. Red & Green sophomore Clevon Wofford was fourth (10:29.74) and sophomore Wyatt Olmstead was fifth (10:30.17).

Cardinale reached 10 feet, 3 inches in the pole vault, just 3 inches shorter than Orchard Park senior Abigail Bernas. Red & Green seventh-grader Lucy Hockenberry tied for 10th at 6 feet.

Jamestown sophomore Lucas Arnone was third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 11:09.20. Kenmore West sophomore Max Stinner won with a time of 10:51.44.

Jamestown senior Liam Caswell was second (59.19) and freshman Braiden Kennedy was seventh (1:01.84) in the 400-meter hurdles. Clarence junior Andrew Gulde won in 59.15 seconds, just four-hundredths faster than Caswell.

Red & Green senior Alivia Wofford was third in the discus at 92 feet, 11 inches and sophomore Javiana Matos was 15th (72-8). Niagara Wheatfield junior Gianna Glovack won at 115 feet, 2 inches.

Jamestown senior Avery Thagard tied for fourth in the high jump at 5 feet, 8 inches and sophomore Jorge Rivera Jr. tied for sixth at 5 feet, 6 inches. Sweet Home’s Baker won at 6 feet, 5 inches.

Thagard was also fifth in the pole vault at 12 feet. Orchard Park junior Anthony Mancabelli won at 14 feet, 3 inches.

Matos was fifth (31-1.75) and Alivia Wofford was seventh (28-7.25) in the shot put, which was won by Lancaster junior Isabella Jackson at 36 feet, 5 inches.

Jamestown senior Maxwell Knight was fifth in the 1,600 meters with a time of 4:45.59. Clarence’s Curiel was first in 4:40.52.

Jamestown senior Isaiah Sanchez was seventh in the 800 meters with a time of 2:05.51. Niagara Wheatfield senior Kapela Sulemani won with a time of 1:59.98.

Jamestown freshman London Hamilton was seventh (5:21.30) and junior Belle Johnson was 12th (5:27.99) in the 1,500 meters. Williamsville North sophomore Melia Kupchanko won in 4:39.66.

Jamestown junior Ayden Samuelson finished seventh in the 100-meter dash in 11.99 seconds. Sweet Home junior Niear Patterson was first in 11.11 seconds.

Jamestown junior Nolah Hamilton was seventh (12:05.27) and eighth-grader Kater Hockenberry was 13th (13:45.78) in the 3,000 meters.

Jamestown junior Madison Burgess was eighth (13.39) and junior Myah Crossley was 17th (13.85) in the 100-meter dash. Niagara Falls senior Jayla Scott won with a time of 13.03 seconds.

Crossley was eighth in the long jump at 16 feet, 4.75 inches. West Seneca West sophomore Jayden Ecker won at 17 feet, 8.5 inches.

Rivera was 10th in the discus at 114 feet, 11 inches. Niagara Wheatfield senior Jason Kinder won at 138 feet, 1 inch.

Jamestown freshman Andre Graham was 11th in the shot put at 39 feet, 1.25 inches. West Seneca West senior Cameron Whittaker won at 49 feet, 6 inches.

Jamestown was fifth in the girls 3,200-meter relay (10:44.47), third in the boys 3,200-meter relay (8:26.65), fourth in the boys 1,600-meter relay (3:31.03) and fourth in the boys 400-meter relay (44.98).


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