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May 1, 2013

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The Spartans’ Josh Winchester won the 110-meter hurdles and the high jump to help the Spartans to 86 points. Runner-up Waterville finished with 69. Cooperstown placed fourth with 59 and Unadill Valley was ninth with 28.

Winchester won the hurdles in 16.3 seconds and cleared 5 feet, 10 inches to win the high jump by 2 inches over teammate Jasper Humphries, who also finished second in the 400 in 55.4.

Brett Humphries and Alex White went 1-2 in the 800 for Unatego. Humphries finished in 2:07.2 — a second ahead of White.

Unatego also received second-place finishes from David VanAlstine in the 100 (11.6) and Austin Ryan in the pentathlon.

Unadilla Valley’s Dylan Thomsen finished first in the 1,600 (4:41) and the 3,200 (10:11.5).

Cooperstown’s Joe Harmon finished runner-up Thomsen in both races. Cooperstown also received a second-place finish from Mikey Boyle, who cleared 11-6 in the pole vault.

Cooperstown’s girls compiled 134 to easily outdistance runner-up Waterville, which had 57. Unatego finished seventh with 38 points and UV was last with two.

Cooperstown’s Lucy Ford tied a meet record by clearing 5-0 in the high jump and also won the shot put at 29-10. Cooperstown finished 1-2-3 in the shot put, with Katie Booan and Brooke Liner putting the shot, 27-9 ¾ and 27-2, respectively.

Emily Calkins and Samantha Fanion also earned wins for Cooperstown. Calkins won the 200 in 28.9 and Fanion was first in the 800 in 2:35.

Unatego’s Michaela Reynolds placed first in the triple jump (31-6 ½) and teammate Lea Haehnel crossed first in the 400 hurdles (1:15.5). Haehnel just beat Cooperstown’s Kristin Ratliff, who finished second in 1:15.9. Ratliff also was runner-up in the 100 hurdles in 17.3.

Booan contributed a runner-up showing in the discus at 77-5.

Cooperstown will host the Don Howard Invitational on Saturday.

Boys team scores: Unatego 86, Waterville 69, Little Falls 63, Cooperstown 59, Morrisville-Eaton 56, Sauquoit Valley 50, Westmoreland 47, Canastota 32, Unadilla Valley 28, Fabius-Pompey 18, Mohawk 16, Pulaski 14, Cincinnatus 8, Oriskany 8, Owen D. Young 4, Mount Markham 2, DeRuyter 0, Remsen 0.

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