Notre Dame girls win IAC large schools track title

Notre Dame girls win IAC large schools track title

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Notre Dame girls win IAC large schools track title

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The Elmira Notre Dame girls won their first Interscholastic Athletic Conference championship and the Odessa-Montour boys and girls won small school titles at the IAC track and field championships.

The Crusader girls had six winners in the large school division and outdistanced runner-up Dryden, 166-144.5. Waverly, led by Samantha Goble’s 400-meter dash win, was fourth and Watkins Glen seventh. The two-day event concluded Friday at Dryden High School.

Mary Pelkowski and Jen Smithers each won an overall individual and a relay event for Notre Dame. Pelkowski won the 3,000 (11:09.93) and was on the 3,200 relay (10:18.21). Smithers took the 400 hurdles (1:07.59) and was on the 1,600 relay (4:06.75).

Dana Roberts was first in her division in the 200 and 400 to lead the Odessa girls.

The Indian boys captured its third straight title. Edison was fifth.

Dakota Simpson of Odessa-Montour won the discus (144-11) and shot put (42-03). Edison’s Austin Merritt won the long jump (22-3.75) and triple jump (43-0.25).

Trumansburg easily captured the Large School boys title. Notre Dame was third, Waverly fifth and Watkins Glen seventh. Watkins Glen’s Matt Gill broke a school record (9.42) in the 3,200 meters.

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