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High School Extra (April 9): Cheektowaga captures track event

Cheektowaga was the overall winner of the Warrior Relays, which were held at Cheektowaga Central on Saturday. Cheektowaga’s combined score of the boys and girls teams was 196. That was good for a 20-point victory over Lancaster, while Hamburg was third at 158.

Among the boys, the Warriors had a 40-point edge on Lancaster. Hamburg and Depew trailed. Eric Bartnik of Cheektowaga set a meet record in the Shuttle Hurdles with a time of 1:07.9. Bartnik also was part of winning 4x200 and Varsity SMR relay teams.

On the girls side, Lancaster finished with 84 points to beat out Hamburg (70) and Cheektowaga (64). A couple of meet records fell in that competition. Tirzah Peters threw the shot put 75 feet, 4 inches, while Bri McKenzie of Lancaster tossed the discus 227-3.

In high school lacrosse, Joe Cooley had four goals and an assist as Canisius improved to 4-0 with an 11-10 win over V-McQuaid. Sam Capizzi and Jake Bradley had two goals and an assist for the Crusaders.

Seniors cap careers

Some of the best senior high school basketball players took part in a triple-header on Saturday at the Grabiarz School in Buffalo. The games comprised the ADPRO Sports/Dale Carnegie Silver Hoops Classic.

In the Jim Mastrodicasa Memorial, ECIC II beat Buffalo Public Small Schools, 98-78. The Most Valuable Players were Cal McTigue of East Aurora (11 points) and Tykelo Burts of Lafayette (34 points).

In the John Bellanti Memorial, NFL squeezed out a 99-98 win over ECIC I All-Stars. The MVPs were Charles Lamar of Niagara Falls (23 points) and James Rojas of Jamestown (21 points).

Finally, in the Paul R. Missana Memorial, Buffalo Public Large School All-Stars edged Monsignor Martin All-Stars, 94-91. Davion Warren of Timon (18 points) and Shakur Harris of South Park (20 points) were the MVPs.

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