High School Roundup: Storms postpone baseball playoff games

High School Roundup: Storms postpone baseball playoff games

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High School Roundup: Storms postpone baseball playoff games

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Thursday’s thunderstorms wiped out both Section 4 Class C quarterfinal baseball games involving area teams.

Second-seeded Lansing (16-1) was coming up to bat in the bottom of the first inning of its game with seventh seed Sidney (7-10) when lightning and heavy rain suspended play. They will resume the game at 1:30 p.m. today in Lansing.

In Elmira Heights, fourth seed Edison (16-3) and fifth seed Trumansburg (13-5) will play at 4:30 p.m. today. Their game never started on Thursday.

Other Class C quarterfinal games slated for Thursday included top-seeded Seton Catholic Central (13-3) hosting No. 8 Bainbridge-Guilford (13-3) and sixth-seeded Tioga (13-4) traveling to No. 3 Unatego (16-3).

Track & field

* Section 4 Class D championships: The Newfield girls finished second to Elmira Notre Dame in the sectional championship meet, held Wednesday at Marathon.

Notre Dame won easily, scoring 175 points to outdistance Newfield (57.33) and Seton Catholic Central (55) in the 25-team meet.

The Trojans were led by senior Erica Carney, who won both the long jump (16 feet, ½-inch) and the triple jump (35-3¼) and placed third in the 100 meters (13.24 seconds). Jackie Gerow won the 100 hurdles (17.09) and placed second to teammate Carney in the long jump (14-11) and third in the triple jump (32-2½).

Odessa-Montour’s Sara Simmons won the discus with a throw of 87-10 to help the Indians finish fourth.

The Notre Dame boys placed second with 63 points, with Cherry Valley-Springfield taking the title with 112 points. O-M finished third with 50, led by Dakota Simpson’s victory in the discus (150-9).

Newfield’s boys finished 19th, with Brandon Moore finishing sixth in the 1,600 meters (4:52.80) and fourth in the 3,200 (10:45.40).

Golf

* Section 4 Class D tournament: Elmira Notre Dame’s Alex Nassar and Zach Brand each shot 75 at The College Course at Delhi to share medalist honors and lead the Crusaders to the title at the Section 4 Class D championship meet Thursday.

Mike Stearns added an 87 for Notre Dame, whose score of 429 was 29 shots better than runner-up Marathon, followed in third by Windham-Ashland-Jewett (465). Stearns placed eighth among the 35 golfers in the six-team meet.

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