Dylan Servos of Alden and Carolyn Hopkins of Williamsville South won races to highlight Saturday’s JFK Cross Country Invitational.
Servos covered the 2.5-mile course in 12:52.89, averaging 5:09.2 per mile. Taking second and third were a pair of Williamsville North runners, Colin Begley in 13:04.45 and Patrick Crowley in 13:04.97. Hopkins crossed in 14:15.47. Her South teammate, Clare Losito, clocked a 15:13.10.
St. Mary’s bowed in the final of its own St. Mary’s Tournament to Penfield, 25-18, 25-20. The Lancers reached the final with an impressive come-from-behind win over Eden. St. Mary’s lost the first game to the Raiders, 25-23, before scratching out 25-18 and 25-23 wins. Local players earning all-tournament were: Jakki Steck (St. Mary’s), Ashley Drzymala (St. Mary’s), Kailee Ballou (Eden), McKyla Brooks (Frontier), Noelle Poloncarz (Orchard Park) and Sara Crandall (Cattaraugus-Little Valley).
• Albion dropped the first game and came back to beat Roy-Hart in three in the finals of the Seventh Albion Invitational. The game was a rematch from last year’s final. The event drew a field of eight teams.
Albion’s Kelsee Soule had 10 kills and 14 digs and was named all-tournament. Also cited were Eliza Schwab (Roy-Hart), Jenna Carpenter (Medina), Claire Puff (Niagara Falls), Kelsee Arroyo (Oakfield) and Abigail Feldman (Lyndonville).
• Gabbi Pacatte earned MVP for Clarence as the Red Devils beat Mount St. Mary, 25-10, 25-21, to win the Clarence Tournament.
Brianna Mathias earned MVP honors as Kenmore blanked Wilson, 2-0, to win the title of the Barb Field Hockey Tournament played at Kenmore East. Mathias and Sarah Wakefield scored against the Lakewomen and Mackenzie Hadaway had the shut out. In the consolation, Alexa Rosen scored both goals for Buffalo Seminary in a 2-0 win over Sacred Heart.
Declan Pierce of Eden, Dylan Durni of Frontier and Neil Conway of St. Joe’s were the locals named to the all-tournament team of the Eden Pan-Am Tournament. Penfield beat Fairport to win the title.
• Eamon Yates and Brad Schneider were named all-tournament for Lockport following the Lions’ 26-24, 22-25, 15-8 win over St. Mary’s in the finals of the North Tonawanda Tournament.