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2017-11-08 / Sports

DA Runners Sweep in Section IV-D Cross Country

D/H’s Young Is Individual Girls’ Champion
By Tom Coddington


GOOD FINISH — DA’s Hans Hilson Schneider, a senior, led the Bulldog boys’ team to victory in the Section IV Class D race with a third place finish in 17 minutes and 17.9 seconds, edging rival Matt Johnson of Afton/Harpursville. 
T.W. Coddington/The Reporter GOOD FINISH — DA’s Hans Hilson Schneider, a senior, led the Bulldog boys’ team to victory in the Section IV Class D race with a third place finish in 17 minutes and 17.9 seconds, edging rival Matt Johnson of Afton/Harpursville. T.W. Coddington/The Reporter NORTH FENTON — The Delaware Academy girls’ cross country team easily handled all other squads in Thursday’s Section IV five-kilometer championship run at the Chenango Valley State Park. The Bulldogs had five runners among the top 13, and tallied 25 points to 56 for Lansing, 67 for Trumansburg, 93 for Thomas A. Edison, 145 for Spencer- VanEtten/Candor, 170 for Groton, 205 for Schenevus and 208 for Marathon.

The individual winner, with a time of 20:09.3, was Deposit/ Hancock’s Kelsey Young. For most of the race, the runner-up, DA’s Sienna Dorr was a close second, but Young turned on the burners and won by about 11 seconds, with Dorr crossing the finishing line in 20:20.8. Placing third was Cella Schnabel of DA, who also was pacing the other two for the first four kilometers, who finished in 20:52.3.


RUNNING TOGETHER — DA’s Autumn Dorr and Jillian Lees, both juniors, placed third and fourth on the team and 10th and 11th overall. 
T.W. Coddington/The Reporter RUNNING TOGETHER — DA’s Autumn Dorr and Jillian Lees, both juniors, placed third and fourth on the team and 10th and 11th overall. T.W. Coddington/The Reporter The Bulldogs’ Autumn Dorr was 10th in 21:44.5, Jillian Lees 11th in 21:56.9 and Lonnie Weiss was 13th in 22:07.5 to round out the scoring. Camille Mueller was 18th in 22:24.4, Lucia Marsiglio 19th in 22:25.2

In the merged results, Ithaca was first with 48 points, Corning second with 59, Elmira third with 77 and DA was fourth overall, out of 21 complete teams.

Madison Klein of Horseheads was the overall winner, with a time of 19:12.7, and six girls came out with times under 20 minutes. Young was ninth overall, Sienna Dorr 13th, Schnabel 21st, Autumn Dorr 45th, Lees 52nd, and Weiss 56th out of 236 total runners.


GIRLS’ CHAMPION — The Section IV Class D champion is sophomore Kelsey Young of Deposit/Hancock, who is seen here finishing the race in 20:09.3. 
T.W. Coddington/The Reporter GIRLS’ CHAMPION — The Section IV Class D champion is sophomore Kelsey Young of Deposit/Hancock, who is seen here finishing the race in 20:09.3. T.W. Coddington/The Reporter Boys Also Win

The DA boys’ runners won Class D with 70 points, edging runner-up Trumansburg’s 73. There were 14 complete teams, with Lansing third at 111, Seton Catholic 124, Southern Cayuga 173, Groton 183, Thomas A. Edison 189.

T’burg’s Evan Whittaker was the individual winner, with a clocking of 16:40.6, and Groton’s Richard Moore was second in 17:08 .9. Third was the Bulldogs’ Hans Hilton Schnieder, a senior, in 17:17.9, fourth was Afton/ Harpursville’s senior

Matt Johnson in 17:17.94. DA freshman Diego Aguirre placed ninth in 17:50.4, seventh grader Luke Schnabel 20th in 18:57.6, sophomore Ty Saleman 22nd in 18:59, and freshman Jonathon Hadley was 24th in 19:01 to round out the five scorers. Eighth graders Sam Lees and Marco Shaw were 28th and 29th, respectively.


LEADING THE WINNING TEAM — DA freshman Sienna Dorr placed second overall in the Section IV Class D race. She finished in 20:20.8. 
T.W. Coddington/The Reporter LEADING THE WINNING TEAM — DA freshman Sienna Dorr placed second overall in the Section IV Class D race. She finished in 20:20.8. T.W. Coddington/The Reporter Corning won the boys’ overall honors with 25 points, Ithaca was second with 77, Owego was third with 123, Watkins Glen fourth with 140, Johnson City fifth with 200, Union-Endicott sixth with 257, Horseheads seventh with 261, Maine-Endwell eighth with 267, Elmira ninth with 280, and DA was 10th overall with 330, out of 33 full teams.

Overall, Hilson-Schneider was 20th out of a total of 287 runners, with Johnson 21st, Aguirre 43rd, Schnabel 97th, Saleman 105th and Hadley 109th.



CLASS D GIRLS’ XC CHAMPS ­­­— With five members of the team finishing in the top 13, the Delaware Academy girls’ cross country easily won the Section IV Class D race on Thursday at the Chenango Valley State Park. From left are Head Coach Skip Baxter, Lucia Marsiglio, Sienna Dorr, Jillian Lees, Cella Schnabel, Lonnie Weiss, Camille Mueller, Alexis Gielskie, Autumn Dorr, Rachel Blocker, Caranne Ingram, and Assistant Coaches Lenny Mintz and Jen Aikens. 
T.W. Coddington/The Reporter CLASS D GIRLS’ XC CHAMPS ­­­— With five members of the team finishing in the top 13, the Delaware Academy girls’ cross country easily won the Section IV Class D race on Thursday at the Chenango Valley State Park. From left are Head Coach Skip Baxter, Lucia Marsiglio, Sienna Dorr, Jillian Lees, Cella Schnabel, Lonnie Weiss, Camille Mueller, Alexis Gielskie, Autumn Dorr, Rachel Blocker, Caranne Ingram, and Assistant Coaches Lenny Mintz and Jen Aikens. T.W. Coddington/The Reporter

CLASS D BOYS’ XC CHAMPS — The DA boys’ cross country team edged Trumansburg, 70-73 for the Section IV Class D title at the CVSP on Thursday, as the five scorers all finished 24th or better. From left are Dimitri Cash, Chance Caffery, Hans Hilson-Schneider, Diego Aguirre, Luke Schnabel, Ty Saleman, Marco Shaw, Sam Lees, Head Coach Skip Baxter, Jonathon Hadley and Josh Baxter. 
Julie Hilson Photo CLASS D BOYS’ XC CHAMPS — The DA boys’ cross country team edged Trumansburg, 70-73 for the Section IV Class D title at the CVSP on Thursday, as the five scorers all finished 24th or better. From left are Dimitri Cash, Chance Caffery, Hans Hilson-Schneider, Diego Aguirre, Luke Schnabel, Ty Saleman, Marco Shaw, Sam Lees, Head Coach Skip Baxter, Jonathon Hadley and Josh Baxter. Julie Hilson Photo

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