Seton Catholic Central singles player Michael Perry split his two matches in the first round of the State Qualifer on Friday at the Binghamton Tennis Center.
Perry defeated Johnson City’s Colin Corry in straight sets before losing to Corning’s Artem Khrapko in the semis.
Perry will play an elimination match against Andy Parkes of Lansing today, with the winner advancing to the third place match. Corry and Vestal’s Parth Lalkiya were eliminated, dropping both of their matches.
On the doubles side, the Norwich doubles tandem of Zan and Colin Stewart advancd to the final, where they will meet Corning’s Alex Goforth and Gautham Sezhian. The Maine-Endwell duo of Stephen Pham and John Munley split their matches and will face off with Will Miller and Theo Keeley-LeClaire of Elmira today.
Track and field
Class A Championship: On Thursday at Ithaca, the host Little Red won the Class A boys’ championship with 164 points.
Mande Semon of Ithaca was a key player, winning the 100 and 200 meters and placed second in both the long jump and triple jump.
Vestal placed third overall with Dylan Hunt winning the 110m hurdles and earning second in the 200m run. Mike Egotanda also helped Vestal with a first place finish in the long jump and third in the triple jump and 400m relay.
Vestal continued a strong performance on the women’s side, winning the Class A Championship with 114 points. Kari Stromhaug was essential for the Bears, winning the high jump, pole vault and 100m hurdles. Binghamton was fourth overall and also had multiple winners, as Monique Avila placed first in the long jump and 400m relay and Nicole Leo placed first in the 400m run and 400m relay.
Thomas A. Edison 4, Sidney 3: At Elmira Heights, Tyler Troccia and John Jones each went 2-for-3 with a double for Edison in a Section 4 Class C baseball quarterfinal.
Sidney coach Kyle Vibbard said his team was too anxious at the plate early before finally settling down.
“We had good at-bats in the seventh,” he said. “We jumped on (Michaud’s) stuff early, then we started hitting some good shots.”