Sweenor wins league championship

T wo days after he recorded his best performance of the season in his final home game as a member of Whitehall’s basketball team, Tyler Sweenor was crowned a champion at the Wasaren League Indoor Championships.

Sweenor cleared 11 feet in the boys vault, besting a field of more than a half dozen competitiors. His performance capped a successful day for Whitehall’s indoor track team, which placed three athletes on the podium and another six in the top six of their respective events.

David Greenough reached the podium in two events. He finished second in the boys’ triple jump, clearing 36 feet, 10.25 inches, a little more than a foot behind Granville’s Alexander Lasa, who won the event with a jump of 37 feet, 11 inches.

Greenough also recorded a third place finish in the boys’ high jump, clearing 5 feet, 3 inches.

Other top-six finishers included Brad Hanna, who finished fourth in the boys’ long jump and Cullen Flynn who finished fifth in the pole vault.

Morgan Winters led the girls team with three top-six finishes. She placed third in the girls’ triple jump with a leap of 30 feet, 9.5 inches, fourth in the girls’ long jump and sixth in the 55 meter dash.

Abby Dickenson was sixth in the girls’ shot put and Haley Wiskoski finished sixth in the 55 meter hurdles.

Olivia Short and Francis McKinney each recorded an eighth place finish in the 55 meter dash and 300 meter dash, respectively.

As a team, the girls finished sixth of six teams while the boys were fifth out of six teams.

The teams next compete at the Section II, Division IV championships on Feb. 8 at SUNY Albany.

 

Comments

comments

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

Tags: , , ,

Classifieds 02/25/14

A year later, Pember on path to recovery

Bob and Mary (3)

By Derek Liebig A year after a state audit revealed the Granville institution was in a precarious financial state, the […]

A day in the life of a Whitehall Cop

Patrolman Joel Archambault issues a ticket during Monday's ridealong

By Dan King For a small town, there is always something to do as a cop in Whitehall. At 9:30 […]

Behavioral Specialist program to continue

Liz Legault

By Dan King The Whitehall Board of Education voted Monday to continue the district’s much-discussed behavioral specialist program. In an […]

Granville spirit night

By Derek Liebig Bolstering school spirit is the aim of an event that will be held tomorrow night at Granville […]

Hampton puts aside funds for equipment

By Derek Liebig The Hampton Town Board is putting some money aside for a rainy day. The board voted last […]

Whitehall Rifle Club still perfect

The Whitehall Rifle Club finished the first half of the season 7-0 with its strongest outing of the year, by […]

Bascue chosen as one of six drivers

Whitehall-native Codie Bascue was selected as one of six drivers to represent Team USA at the 2015 World Championships in […]

Sidewalk buried

Wheeler Avenue sidewalk frozen

By Dan King Some sidewalks in the Village of Whitehall simply can’t be cleared of snow at this point, officials […]

Granville indoor track does well at Sectionals

Indoor Track

After a fourth place finish at the Wasaren League Championships, the Granville girls indoor track team did one better at […]

Whitehall tops Duanesburg, downed by Greenwich

Justin Hoagland contends Justin Carruthers' jump shot

By Dan King The comeback was courtesy of a 17-1 run in the final 3:26 of the game for Whitehall. […]

Longtin shows his skills

Jr. Rifle Lukas Longtin

The Whitehall Junior Shooting Program completed its 3rd week with 26 youths on hand for the training. Many of the […]