Railroaders end indoor season on high note

T he Whitehall indoor track team wrapped up its season with a trio of top-six finishes at the Section II Division IV championships held Monday at the University of Albany.

Marion Gendron wrapped up her varsity career with a fifth-place finish in the girls 300-meter dash and a fourth-place finish in the girls triple jump. Ashley Millett had perhaps her best performance of the season, finishing third in the girl’s high jump.

Millett’s leap of four feet in the high jump netted the team six points and was only four inches behind the second-place finisher. Abby Maiello of Mechanicville won the event with a jump of four feet and eight inches.

Millett also finished 14th in the shot put. Teammate Maggie Benjamin finished 13th in that same event.

Gendron narrowly missed out on two fourths, crossing the line in the girls 300-meter dash two-hundredths of a second behind Lexi Vendetti of Notre Dame-Bishop. With a time of 48.98 seconds, Gendron was one of only six competitors to finish with a time under 50 seconds.

Her leap of 28 feet and three inches in the girls triple jump was good enough for a top four finish.

As a team, Whitehall finished with 12 points, just behind ninth-place finisher Watervliet.

Toran Tracy finished 14th in the boys 1,600 meter run with a time of 5:49.18.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Lakes Classifieds – 05/26/17

Lakes_5_26_17.pdf-web.pdf

Lakes Region Freepress – 05/26/17

Lakes_5_26_17.pdf-web.pdf

Northshire Freepress – 05/26/17

Northshire_5_26_17.pdf

Weekender – 05/26/17

Weekender_5_26_17.pdf-web.pdf

518 Wheels – 05/25/17

518 Wheels 5-22-17.pdf-web.pdf

Memorial Day parades, ceremonies on tap

Memorial Day (1)

By Krystle S. Morey, Matthew Saari and Donna Frischknecht Memorial Day will be the focus of area communities throughout New […]

Village: Trailer must go by June 1

Whitehall trailer

By Matthew Saari “I’m not a mean person. But you came to us back in March. You’ve had ample time.” […]

Granville High School receives national award

High School Front

By Krystle S. Morey In recognition of how well it prepares students for college, Granville High School received a “bronze […]

New York trailblazer for free college tuition

college

By Matthew Saari Beginning this fall, resident-students young and old will be able to attend New York state colleges and […]

Hartford upsets unbeaten Germantown

softball

By Keith Harrington As the Hartford softball team practiced on Tuesday, you could almost see the confidence flowing as the […]

North Country Freepress – 05/19/17

FreePress_5_19_17.pdf-web.pdf

Weekender – 05/19/17

Weekender 5_19_17.pdf-web.pdf