Windsor’s Kaylee Stone finished first in one of the 25 races held Saturday at the Rochester McQuaid Invitational at Genesee Valley Park.
Several Section 4 schools took part in the event, one of the largest meets in the country. There were 25 separate races with schools divided up by sizes, and some races separated by grade level.
Stone won the girls unseeded varsity A-2 race, finishing the three-mile course in 18 minutes, 40.2 seconds. Waverly’s Kelsey Frank was only seven spots back covering the course in 19:19.7. Trumansburg took fifth as a team, with Watkins Glen in seventh and Chenango Forks in ninth.
Elmira’s Abbey Wheeler finished just 15 seconds behind race winner Courtney Smith from Unionville to earn second place in the girls seeded varsity AAA race. Corning’s Jessica Lawson was 6.4 seconds back in fifth place, helping Corning to a fourth place team finish. Elmira finished one spot better in third.
In the boys unseeded varsity A-3 race, Groton’s Jason Jenks placed fourth in 16:12.9.
Watkins Glen’s Matt Gill placed third in the boys unseeded varsity A-2 race in 15:50.9, helping Watkins Glen to a second-place team finish. Robert Jeffrey of Norwich followed behind in fourth in 16:03.0.Chenango Forks took the team title, beating Watkins Glen by 17 points.
Vestal placed ninth in the boys unseeded varsity AA-2 race with Jacob King clocking the fastest time for the Golden Bears at 16:17.2, good for 13th place.
Ben Cardamone III placed 14th in the boys unseeded varsity AAA-1 race with a time of 16:21.5 to help Elmira to a sixth-place team finish.
Corning took fifth in the boys seeded varsity AAA race, helped by Samuel Chauvin’s ninth-place finish in a time of 15:07.7
Elmira 3, Union-Endicott 0: At U-E, Sierra Barr, Meredith Fennell and Ally Dimon all found the back of the net as the Express improved to a perfect 10-0 on the season. Victoria Mattarell had nine saves in goal for the Tigers (0-6-2).
Vestal 3, Corning 2 (2OT): At Vestal, Rachel Wallace scored on a header in the second overtime to give the Golden Bears the win. Emily Wirth played a ball in from the right side and Wallace headed it in from about 10 yards out.
Greene 2, Sherburne-Earlville 0: At Greene, the Trojans got goals from Scott Lord and Ben Kinney in the championship game of the Greene Tournament
Vestal 2, Windsor 1: At Vestal, Emily Barnard scored the game winning goal with just over three minutes remaining. Barnard took a pass from midfield and threaded her way to the top of the circle where she drove it past Windsor goalie Holly Cooper. Windsor’s Hailie Balachick tied the game at 1 with under six minutes to play. The win is Vestal’s seventh straight and moves them to 8-1 on the season.