SHERMAN - The Fredonia girls' cross country team improved to 4-1 on the season after dropping Sherman and Olean Tuesday during their CCAA meet at Sherman.
Lauren Reyda continued her dominance of local cross country courses, coming in first in a time of 17:03 while teammate Michaela Tramuta finished fourth in a time of 18:22.
Also finishing for Fredonia were Jill Kowalski (fifth, 18:29), Clare Foley (18:49), Gwen Stokes (19:02), Emily Wan (ninth, 19:15) and Cori Gullo (10th, 19:50).
Fredonia’s Michael Meredith competes in?Tuesday’s high school cross country meet at Sherman.
The Lady Hillbillies finished with 23 points and were followed by Sherman (42) and Olean (81).
In the boys' meet, Fredonia (2-3) finished second with 36 points, six behind Olean (30). Sherman finished third with 81 points.
Jake Brown finished second for the Hillbillies in a time of 15:37 and was followed by teammates Josh Goodhue (fourth, 16:18), Michael Meredith (sixth, 16:50), Stephen Formanowicz (11th, 17:10), Jake Eckman (13th, 17:14), Alex Brown (15th, 17:28) and Austin Glasier (19:11).
Fredonia will be back in action on Saturday at the East Aurora Invitational.
Maple Grove impressive
BEMUS - The Maple Grove Red Dragons proved their dominance Tuesday in high school cross country action.
In the boys' meet, the Red Dragons took seven of the top 10 spots en route to the victory. The team finished with 15 points, followed by Gowanda 48, Falconer 85 and Silver Creek incomplete.
"They are in the hunt for a state title this year," Silver Creek coach Mike Janisch said. "They are just that strong."
Maple Grove's Corey Wefing took first place, finishing the 3.1-mile course in just 16:50. Gowanda's John Shaw placed seventh while Silver Creek's Adam Tanner placed 10th.
Other top runners for Silver Creek were Jake Mullen (21st place) and Jake McDaneld (29th place). Gowanda's other top runners were Ben Myzell (11th place) and Joey Kruszka (14th place).
In the girls' race, Maple Grove took the top five spots, headed by Hope Piterocarlo's first-place finish at 19:52.
The Lady Dragons took first with 15 points followed by Gowanda 47, Falconer 72 and Silver Creek incomplete.
Silver Creek's Hannah Seiders placed sixth with a time of 21:47. Gowanda's Colleen Steward, Hunter Samuelson and Sarah Grubbs took eighth, ninth and 10th place, respectively.
Also for Silver Creek, Sarah Adams took 11th place and Claire Castiglia took 14th.
Dunkirk falls to Jamestown
JAMESTOWN - Dunkirk's Javier Soto finished fifth Tuesday at Jamestown, but that was not enough as the host Red Raiders went on to win, collecting 25 points to the Marauders' 47, during CCAA boys' cross country action.
Soto, who finished the race in a time of 18:29, was well off the pace of Allegany-Limestone's Owen Barber, who crossed the finish line in a time of 17:43. The Gators finished the day third with 91 points.
Also finishing for Dunkirk were Ethan Francis (seventh, 19:17), Ray Tarnowski (eighth, 19:25), Kevin Morales (ninth, 19:33), William Bradley (18th, 22:15), Thomas Logan (20th, 22:59) and Ethan Zeilinski (25th, 25:11).
Jamestown Lady Red Raider Olivia Zabrowski took first in the girls' meet, crossing the finish line in a time of 19:54. Jamestown won the race with 21 points while Allegany-Limestone finished with 36 points. Dunkirk was incomplete.
For the Lady Marauders, Katie Promber finished 17th in a time of 28:10 while Nicole Bannister was 19th in a time of 31:55.