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IAC TRACK & FIELD: NEWARK VALLEY’S WILLIAMS LEADS LOCAL CONTINGENT AT PENTATHLON (2024-05-14)

Tioga County Sports Report
ODESSA — Newark Valley’s Elijah Williams placed in the top five in four events to lead a local contingent of eight athletes at the IAC Pentathlon Monday.

BOYS
Williams finished as the boys overall runner-up, scoring 2,247 points. Host Odessa-Montour’s David Patterson was crowned the champion with 2,741 points and Moravia’s Adam Wasileski was third with 2,212.

Spencer-Van Etten’s Karson Kendall placed fifth with 2,098 and NV’s Zion King was sixth with 2,062. Newark valley’s Jock Blomberg was 12th with 1,394 points.

Williams finished second in the 1500-meter run (5:06.24), third in the shot put (10.09 meters), fourth in the high jump (1.08) and fifth in the 110 hurdles (:19:44). His lowest scoring event was the long jump where he was seventh (5.03).

Kenville was the runner-up in the 100 hurdles with a time of 16.64 seconds, just one-10th of a second behind winner Andrew Early from Tioga. He added a top-five showing in the long jump, taking fourth with a leap of 5.14 meters.

King would place third in the long jump with a distance of 5.15. He was also second in the high jump, clearing 1.67.

Blomberg had a heave of 9.97 meters in the shot put to claim fourth place.

GIRLS
The Cardinals had a trio of competitors, led by Emily LaPorte, who finished eighth overall with 1,694 points. She finished fourth in the long jump at 4.29 and fourth in the 800, clocking 2:47.94.

NV’s Olivia Vaughn was 10th with 1,540 points and teammate Leah Lansing was 14th with 1,235.

Jackie Brown represented S-VE and took 13th with 1,385.

Southern Cayuga's Isabel Rossenbach won the girls title.

Newark Valley and S-VE, as well as Candor, head to Trumansburg Wednesday for the two-day IAC championships.

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