T.J., Okon double at Carl Roesch
Syracuse-bound T.J. Hornberger of Lake Shore tuned up for the sectional championships by winning the 800 in 1:57.23 and the 1,600 meters in 4:19.01 on Saturday at the Carl J. Roesch Memorial Boys Track Meet at Clarence.
In the 1,600, Hornberger crossed the line in front of teammate Cal Butlak (4:26.09), who won the 3,200 in 9:43.94.
Teddy Okon of Clarence was a double winner, taking the high jump at 6-feet-6, and the triple jump at 42-1.25.
Devon Patterson of Williamsville South won the shot put with a heave of 63-3.75 and finished second to Starpoint sophomore Sam Wray (159-9) in the discus.
Ty Becker of Lake Shore won the pentathlon with 2,816 points.
All three relays went to Monsignor Martin teams. Canisius won 4x100 in 44.30, and St. Francis took the 4x400 (3:30.95) and 4x800 Z(8:19.69).
Lancaster won the team title with 84 points, outdistancing Clarence with 58. Lake Shore was third.
Lang is Kenmore MVP
Abbey Lang of Lockport was the girls MVP and Anthony Hawthorne of Niagara Falls took boys honors in the Kenmore Track Invitational at Crosby Field. Lang won the 800 in 2:38.58 and the 3,200 in 10:55.24. Hawthorne took the 800 in 2:02.24 and the 1,600 in 4:32.24
Bob Liebel of Tonawanda and Lynda Brundige of Hutch-Tech were other individual double winners. Liebel won the 200 (23.66) and 400 (51.07) and ran on two winning relays. Brundige swept the 100 (12.85) and 200 (26.57) sprints.
Freshman wins twice
In the Western New York Girls Track and Field Classic at Lancaster, freshman Natalie Cummings of Lake Shore won the 3,000 meters run in 10:48.798, then came back and won the 800 in 2:33.
McKyla Brooks of Frontier was another double winner, taking the long jump at 17-3.75 and triple jump at 35-4.25.
McKenzie Kuehlewind of Lancaster won the shot put with a throw of 44-11. Marissa Saenger of Clarence won the 1,600 in 4:54.47, just about 3 seconds in front of Sydney Bova of Frontier. Marisa Gosdeck of Alden won the penthathlon with 2,542 points. Lancaster took the 4x400 (4:29.16) and 4x100 (51.97) relays while the 4x800 went to Clarence in 10.06.14.
Hillis throws discus 170-11
Orchard Park, Cheektowaga, Eden and Dunkirk competed in the All-Maroon Classic at Orchard Park. Dawson Hillis of the host Quakers stood out with a discus throw of 170-11. He also won the shot put at 57.2.75.
Jamie Guadagno of Orchard Park won the girls 100 (12.5) and long jump (16-4) while Stephanie Lombardo of Cheektowaga won the discus (130-0) and shot put (42-8.50) and Ayana Bursie of Cheektowaga won girls 400 (51.6) and 200 (27.7).
Orchard Park led the boys team scoring with 198 points while Cheektowaga topped the girls with 211.
Another title for Clarence
Clarence (15-1, 11-1 ECIC I) clinched its sixth straight ECIC I softball title with a 7-3 victory at Orchard Park behind the pitching of Katrina Buczkowski, who struck out nine. She also went 3 for 3 at the plate with two RBIs. Gabby Keller had three hits and scored twice for the winning Red Devils.
Laura Gregory of Hutch-Tech pitched a no-hitter in a 12-0 win over Middle Early College in Thompson Trophy play among Buffalo Public Schools. She struck out eight.
Jakki Steck hit for the cycle and drove in seven runs for St. Mary’s in a 16-7 Monsignor Martin softball win over Nardin.
In baseball, Zach Tone drove in the winning run in a 5-4 walk-off win for Hamburg (10-4, 8-2 ECIC II) over Sweet Home. Kyle Sickau allowed no earned runs in a complete game performance. … Noah Thompson of East Aurora pitched a two-hitter in a 6-3 ECIC III win over Amherst.