Archive for Wednesday, May 12, 2010

McCormick paces SJA track at Wellsville

May 12, 2010

Baldwin High has long been a state powerhouse in distance running, but St. James Academy junior Bridgette McCormick battled the Bulldogs head-on Friday at Wellsville and turned in one of her best meets of the season.

McCormick won the 1,600 meters in 5 minutes, 22.7 seconds, and later placed second in the 800 in 2:22.8.

Amy Feldkamp also had a strong day as she finished fourth in the 3,200 in 12:36.8, Abbie Krause was fourth in the triple jump with a mark of 34 feet, 1/4 inch.

In the boys’ competition, standout sprinter Bay Abbott notched a first-place finish in his signature event, the 400, in 50.3. Abbott also finished third in the 200 in 22.7.

Alex Brisson nabbed a fourth-place finish in the 110 hurdles and a fifth-place finish in the 300 hurdles. Jim Getto took second in the javelin.

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