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.

 

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