High Schools: Fonda-Fultonville girls win Johnstown Invitational team title; boys finish second

Fonda-Fultonville's Adrianna Wojcik races to the win in the girls' 100-meter hurdles during the 39th annual Johnstown Invitational at Knox Field in Johnstown Friday.
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Fonda-Fultonville’s Adrianna Wojcik races to the win in the girls’ 100-meter hurdles during the 39th annual Johnstown Invitational at Knox Field in Johnstown Friday.

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HIGH SCHOOLS – The Fonda-Fultonville girls’ track and field team won the Johnstown Invitational Friday with 133 points. Mayfield/Northville placed second with 90.5, while Albany Academy was third (86.5).

On the boys’ side, Albany Academy won with 162. Fonda-Fultonville placed second with 144, and Lansingburgh was third with 88.

Adrianna Wojcik was a double-winner for Fonda-Fultonville, taking the 100 high hurdles in 16.72 seconds and pole vault with a height of 8-0. Other area double-winners were Gloversville’s Zoie Tesi in the triple jump (37-4.50) and high jump (5-3), and Mayfield/Northville’s Hannah Hoffman in the 100 (13.01) and 200 (27.45).

Other area girls’ winners were Broadalbin-Perth’s Isabella Hernandez (long jump, 16-2); Amsterdam’s Gianna Crespo-Julia (1500, 5:12.58) and Emma Miller (3,000, 11:28.20); Mayfield/Northville’s 400 relay team of Caitlin Clapper, Jaidyn Chest, Emma Peck and Hoffman (51.88); and Fonda-Fultonville’s Isabella Miller (2,000 steeplechase, 8:14.75), Kieonna Christmas (discus, 99-10) and the 3200 relay team of Jordan Chatwin, Caroline Young, Elinor Slezak and Emma Charboneau (11:21.65).

Fonda-Fultonville’s Bennett Melita won the 1600 (4:33.35) and 3200 (9:57.29), while Brady Melious captured the triple jump (42-9). Also, Fonda-Fultonville’s 3200 relay team of Exavier Garcia, Melita, Jordan Bluvas and Ty Sanges won (8:33.17).

GIRLS’ LACROSSE SEEDINGS ANNOUNCED

The seedings for the Section 2 Girls’ Lacrosse Tournament were announced Friday, and Shenendehowa, Bethlehem, Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake and Cohoes are respectively the No. 1 seeds for classes A, B, C and D.

In Class A, fifth-seeded Guilderland plays at fourth-seeded Saratoga Springs, and No. 6 Albany plays at No. 3 Colonie in quarterfinals on Monday. The winner of those travel to Shenendehowa and second-seeded Shaker for semifinals Thursday, with the championship at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 24.

Only three teams are competing in Class B. No. 3 Columbia plays at No. 2 Niskayuna in a semifinal next Friday. The winner faces Bethlehem in the final at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 25.

Three quarterfinals will be played in Class C on Tuesday. The semifinals are set for next Friday at higher seeds, with the championship set for 5:30 p.m. on May 25 at Schuylerville.

In Class D, eight teams begin the quarterfinal round Monday. Johnstown earned the No. 6 seed and will play at Voorheesville. Semifinals are at the higher seeds on Thursday, with the final scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on May 24 at Schuylerville.

BRAVES WIN DIVISION

Fonda-Fultonville topped Schoharie 12-2 in a five-inning baseball game to win the Hudson Division of the Western Athletic Conference. Joey Susi went 2 for 2 with three RBIs, while Karsen Bulan was 2 for 3 with an RBI. Logan Yaggle also went 2 for 2. Andrew Martin doubled and had two RBIs for Schoharie.

FONDA-FULTONVILLE VICTORIOUS

Kam Walton went 2 for 4 with a double, two RBIs and a run in helping Fonda-Fultonville to a 16-1 win over Canajoharie in Western Athletic Conference softball action. Emily Furnare drove in two and scored twice. Madeline Mott went 2 for 3 with three runs and an RBI. Tori Blakeslee went 2 for 3 for Canajoharie, while Kirsten Hyney drove in the Cougars’ run.

Duanesburg topped OESJ 14-1. Carolyn Littrell doubled and scored for OESJ.

By LH Staff

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