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High School Extra (May 15): Lancaster track teams sweep Crusader Classic

Lancaster wins

Lancaster won both the girls and boys team titles at the Canisius Crusader Track and Field Classic at the Robert J. Stransky Memorial Complex on Saturday.

Brianna McKenzie was a double winner for Lancaster, taking the shot put (36-9) and the discus (136-10).

Jenna Crean from Orchard Park won the 100 and 200 meters. She took the 100 in 12.21 and the 200 in 25.35 as the Quakers finished second in team scoring.

“The girls did a good job, hustled,” OP coach Gene Tundo said. “They gave everything they had. Our girls just really competed hard.”

Nardin’s Gabrielle Orie won the 800 in 2:19.54 and her sister Danielle Orie won 1,500 in 4:51.20.

Alyssa Oviasogie of Williamsville South won both hurdle events, taking the 100 in 15.33 and the 400 in 1:10.53 and took the triple jump with a leap of 34-8.50.

On the boys’ side, Colin Blair was a double winner for Lancaster, winning the shot put (60-04) and the discus (178-07).

Steven Neumaier won the 1,600 meters in 4:37.56 and the 400 hurdles in 57.61 for the Legends.

Lancaster won 10 of the 17 events with six different winners. Along with Blair and Neumaier were Jesse Kucewicz (200), Connor Fuller (400), Matt Skakal (800) and Jon Ruggiero (high jump).

Lancaster also won the 4x100 and 4x400 relays.

Baseball tune-ups

With the Section VI tournament bracket scheduled to be released on Tuesday, several baseball teams picked up nonleague games on Saturday.

Hamburg improved to 11-6 overall with a 9-4 win over Gowanda. Jason Lucarelli drove in two runs on two hits, including a home run, while Garrett Baugher drove in three runs going 2 for 3. Devin Crowley had four strikeouts in six innings, giving up one earned run.

Lucas Voss picked up the win for Fredonia (12-5) as the Hillbillies edged Orchard Park, 3-2. Drew Coniglio drove in two runs on two hits.

Medina dropped a 7-2 decision to Batavia (Section V) to fall to 5-12 overall. Tyler Ames had an RBI double.

Softball finales

Monday is the release of the Section VI softball pairings and nonleague games were on Saturday’s schedule.

City Honors improved to 11-1 with a 14-9 win over East Aurora. Phoebe Elardo had three hits, including a triple, with a pair of RBIs while Ariana Rodriguez picked up the win in the circle while helping her own cause with a triple and two RBIs.

ECIC I champion Lancaster picked up a 9-5 win over Mercy of Section V to improve to 14-5. Kaylee Mrozek drove in two runs on three hits. Jenna Neumaier went 2 for 4 with a double and drove in four runs.