Section Three State Qualifier
Cooperstown’s three entrants in the Section Three State Qualifier at the Utica Parkway Courts were eliminated.
The eighth-grade duo of Tyler Bertram and Pierce Snyder opened with a 6-1, 6-0 victory over Baldwinsville’s Eric Johnson and Devin Murphy in the first round.
Then Bertram and Snyder suffered their first loss of the season, falling, 7-5, 6-2, to Oneida’s Jeffery Coulter and David Kann.
Cooperstown’s other doubles team of Will Cadwalader and Lyman Townsend received a bye in the first round before falling, 6-2, 6-1, to Baldwinsville’s Hunter Cohen-Ciampichini and Nicolhas Walker.
In singles play, Cooperstown’s Jason Cadwalader lost, 6-0, 6-0, to New Hartford’s John Deepak in the first round.
Section Three Class C-1
Kristin Ratliff won three events and had a second-place finish, and Lucy Ford contributed two victories to lead Cooperstown to a second-place finish in the Section Three Class C-1 championships, which ran Thursday and Friday at South Lewis.
Ratliff won the 3,000, the 100 hurdles and the 2,000 steeplechase. She crossed in 11:20.33 in the 3,000, won the 100 hurdles in 16.48 and finished the steeplechase in 7:29.00. Ratliff lost a close race in the 400 hurdles to Tully’s Ellen Jaworski, who crossed in 1:08.55. Ratliff finished in 1:08.78.
Ford cleared 5-0 in the high jump, leading a 1-2-3 finish for Cooperstown. Samantha Fanion placed second at 4-10 and Mya Stearns was third at 4-8.
Ford also won the shot put at 29-8.25.
Stearns, Fanion and Ford joined Grace LeCates on a 1,600 relay team that finished second in 4:23.00. Sauquoit Valley won in 4:17.43.
Fanion and Maya Wasson contributed runner-up finishes. Fanion crossed in 5:12.15 in a 1,500 race won by Tully’s Ashleigh Crawford in 5:07.87.
Wasson triple-jumped 30-0.5 to finish second to Tully’s Mackenzie Murphy.
Cooperstown finished with 129 points. Tully won with 141.4 points.
Cooperstown’s boys placed sixth with 56 points in a meet won by Sauquoit Valley with 163.