Amsterdam’s Lazarou named first team all-star

Amsterdam’s Olivia Lazarou (The Leader-Herald/Paul Wager)

Foothills Council girls cross-country champion Olivia Lazarou of Amsterdam topped the list of local runners named to the Foothills Council all-star team.

Lazarou, a senior, capped off her cross-country career at Amsterdam with a 10th-place finish Saturday at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class B championships at Wayne High School.

Johnstown’s Julia Sarullo, who placed 10th Saturday at the NYSPHSAA Class C championships, was named to the second team along with Gloversville’s Daley Jo Christman and Broadalbin-Perth’s Gabrielle Larsen.

Gloversville’s Rhea Winter, Broadalbin-Perth’s Samantha Murphy and Amsterdam’s Lauren Santiago received honorable mention.

On the boys side, Amsterdam’s Trevor Dzikowicz was the top honoree with his second-team selection.

Johnstown’s Gabe Cole, Mark Cwiakala and Michael Simone received honorable mention along with Gloversville’s Skyler Reed and Broadalbin-Perth’s Micah Smith.

2017 Foothills Council Cross Country All-Stars


First Team

Glens Falls — Chris Hughes – Glens Falls

Queensbury — Kevin Bouyea, Brian Beyerbach, Cody Metcalfe.

South Glens Falls — Frank Triolo, Nate Nagle.

Scotia-Glenville — Nathan Tabbert.

Second Team

Queensbury — Nick Logan, Nick Sponzo.

Scotia-Glenville — Gabe Winerts-Bona, Kyle Ostrander

Amsterdam — Trevor Dzikowicz

Schuylerville — Ethan Burch

South Glens Falls — Cowen Leininger

Honorable Mention

Scotia-Glenville — Jacob Leaper, Ryan Bruce, Alex Tebano, Nick Swain, Noah Greski.

Gloversville — Skyler Reed

Broadalbin-Perth — Micah Smith

Johnstown — Gabe Cole, Mark Cwiakala, Michael Simone

Schuylerville — Max Dwyer

South Glens Falls — Jacob Rafferty

Queensbury — Dan Manzella, Ethan Stark, Stephen Kolalczyk, Drew Fedele, Daniel Neilson.


First Team

Amsterdam — Olivia Lazarou

Queensbury — Emily Atamanchuk, Maggie Borgos

Scotia-Glenville — Juliana Geniti, Laura Meade

Schuylerville — Sunni LaBounty

Glens Falls — Katie Culliton

Second Team

Scotia-Glenville — Delaney Krogh.

Queensbury — Aberlyn Doin, Kinsley Holl

Johnstown — Julia Sarullo

Schuylerville — Anya Vautrin

Gloversville — Daley Jo Christman

Broadalbin-Perth — Gabrielle Larsen

Honorable Mention

Queensbury — Alexis Bartlett, Annalise Beyerbach, Shea Murray, Carlyn Fitzgerald, Olivia Nassivera, Maggie Jacobs, Paige O’Donnell

Amsterdam — Lauren Santiago- Amsterdam

Scotia-Glenville — Olivia Wheeler, Niki Dugan, Courtney DiCarlo

Broadalbin-Perth — Samantha Murphy

South Glens Falls — Kiana Bennett

Schuylerville — Claire Barton, Teghen Murray

South Glens Falls — Kara Hammond

Hudson Falls — Megan Linendoll

Gloversville — Rhea Winter

By Paul Wager

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