> Pfeiffer, Mosser win at East Aurora
Andrew Pfeiffer of Clarence won the boys race and Sarah Mosser of East Aurora was the medalist among the girls at the sixth annual East Aurora Invitational. Pfeiffer covered the 3-mile course in 15:13, 13 seconds ahead of runnerup Josh Zubler of Frontier. Mosser finished in 18:08, 12 seconds ahead of Julia Ruggiero of Lancaster.
The Kenmore East boys cross country team won the large school race and Tom Reubens of Wilson was medalist of the small school race to highlight Western New York performances at the third annual Adirondack Invitational at Queensbury High School. Queensbury is the site of this year's New York State meet on Nov. 12.
Top 10 finishers for the Bulldogs went to Charles Higgins (seventh in 17:03) and Jason Mazurowski (ninth in 17:15). Starpoint placed ninth in the field of 22 paced by Mike Gillis' eighth place finish in 17:05.
Wilson was sixth in the small school race behind Reubens' 16:35.
West Seneca West was ninth in the girls championship race as sisters Kailey and Emily Sullivan were eighth and 13th.
> Bogdan, Harvey cover a lot of ground
Brad Bogdan of Canisius and Kailey Harvey of Jamestown were among the top winners at the Western New York Track and Cross Country Officials Invitational on Grand Island. Bogdan had the fastest time of the day in the four boys races, covering the 3.1-mile course on Beaver Island in 16:23.5. Harvey had the fastest girls time in 19:22.2.
Canisius and the Jamestown girls also took the team titles in their Division IV race.
Nichols won the Division I race, but the individual winner was Mike Coad of daVinci in 18:14.9. Roy-Hart placed five runners in the top 10 to win the Division II race as the Rams' Jason Zayac was the medalist in 17:23.6. Lake Shore's Seth Yernye was the winner in Division III in 16:59.8, but it was Amherst that took home team honors.
In the girls races, Randolph was the Division I winner while Sherman's Michelle Damcott won the race in 21:35.5. Depew won the Division II race led by race winner Angela Franjoine in 21:57.0. In Division III, Amherst's Mia Symoniak (19:30.5) helped the Tigers win the team title.
> Canisius three-peats in Central Square
The Canisius volleyball team won the Central Square Tournament for the third year in a row, beating Burnt Hills in the final, 25-18, 25-18. Senior outside hitter Joe Montryo had 16 kills, four aces and three blocks in the final to earn MVP honors. Brennen Brogan was named to the all-tournament team.
> City Honors wins Sweet Home Tourney
City Honors, based on its play in the gold bracket and after two rounds of pool play, won the Sweet Home Volleyball Tournament. Clarence came in second followed by Lancaster. Eden and Starpoint shared the fourth spot.
Led by the play of MVP Candice Huff, Niagara-Wheatfield beat West Seneca West, 25-18, 25-23, to win the championship of the Amherst Tournament. Alyssa Nolan (Niagara-Wheatfield) and Andrea Gielow (West Seneca West) made the all-tournament team.