April 29, 2010
Homer track teams sweep host Cortland
Bob Ellis/staff photographer
Eric Reisweber of Cortland High launches himself over the bar at 9-6 in the pole vault during Wednesday’s home meet with Homer Central. Reisweber eventually cleared 11 feet to place first in the meet, won by Homer 83-58.
Bori Tozser was in on four first-place finishes Wednesday afternoon as the Homer Central girls’ track team scored a 92-45 OHSL Freedom Division win over host Cortland High Wednesday afternoon.
The Homer boys were also victorious, downing the Purple Tigers 83-58.
Homer 92, Cortland 45: Tozser won the 1500 meters in 5:37.1, the 400 in 1:05.5, the 800 on 2:50.1 and the 3000 in 12:18.3 as the Trojans improved to 3-0 on the season. Tori Lewis won the 400 hurdles in 1:18.5 and teamed with Laura Dart, Sabrina Clark and Jaide Strauf to win the 1600 relay in 4:54.2, and Kelly McKenna won the pole vault at 7-0 and was in on the 3200 relay team’s win in 12:53, along with Sam Randall, Nicole Holle and Abbey Gray.
Nacirema Mann was in on four firsts for Cortland (0-3), winning the long jump at 15-0, the triple jump at 30-2 and the high jump at 4-8 and combining with Deedi Boland, Sabrina Edwards and Angie Simmons to take the 400 relay in 55.4. Simmons also won the 100 in 13.0 and the 200 in 28.3.
Homer 83, Cortland 58: Andrew Gregg and Jacob Weber were triple winners as the Trojan boys also improved to 3-0, Gregg won the 110 high hurdles n 15.8, the 400 intermediate hurdles in 1:04.3 and the 200 in 23.6, while Weber won the 800 in 2:22.8, the 1600 in 5:09.7 and the 3200 relay in 9:58 along with James McKenna, Chris Handelmann and Cameron Ashley. McKenna also won the 3200 in 11:30.
Brian Etz won the 400 in 56.4 and the high jump at 5-6 for Cortland (1-2), while Caleb Wright won the triple jump (37-0) and was a member, along with Jeff Moore, Shakief Rivers and Tyler Herndon, of the 400 relay team, which won in 46.8.
Erik Reisweber won the pole vault at 11-0 for the hosts, teammate Jon Podoliak second at 9-0.
Both Homer teams will compete in the Chittenango Invitational on Saturday, while Cortland’s squads next see action at Jamesville DeWitt this Wednesday in a meet that also includes Chittenango.
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