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High School Extra (May 17): Another track title for Hutch-Tech

It's 13 and counting for Hutch-Tech boys track and coach Dave Sardo.

The Engineers wrapped up their 13th straight Buffalo Public Schools Scalp & Blade track series championship by defeated City Honors, 102-22, South Park, 105-15 and East, 107-14 in their final tri-meet of the season. Sardo's team finished the regular season 14-0. Tuesday's loss was the first of the season for City Honors.

Jack Manue and Montaka Shad led the Hutch-Tech victory with two first-place finishes each. Manue won the 200 in 23.7 seconds and jumped 18-8 to win the long jump Shad ran 4:56.0 to win the 1,600 and got the distance double by winning the 3,200 in 11:39.0

On the girls side, Olmsted (11-0 )will attempt to wrap up its third title in the last four years in its final meet today. Hutch-Tech, which fell to Olmsted on Monday, is second with an 11-1 mark.

The All-High meet is next week at All High Stadium on Tuesday and Wednesday for both the girls and boys.

Akron wins first Class D boys lacrosse crown

Kaleb Delaney scored with 2:20 left in overtime to give Akron a 12-11 victory over Eden Tuesday and complete a perfect 12-0 season for the Tigers in the new Section VI Class D boys lacrosse league. Akron, which tied for the Class C championship a year ago before the new division was created, got its stiffest test of the season from the visiting Raiders, who lost only twice in Class D play, both times to the Tigers. Akron won the first meeting, 14-8, at Eden.

Junior attack Nelson Logan had four goals and an assist in the victory. Junior midfield Owen Hill, the Akron captain, had an eight-point game with a pair of goals and six assists. Hill assisted on Logan's goal with 1:56 left in regulation to send the game to overtime.

It was 7-7 at halftime and 10-10 after three quarters.

Akron goalie Symon Jonathan had 13 saves.

The Tigers are 14-1 overall with the lone loss to Canisius, 12-5.

Tigers best on Main Street

Camryn Sullivan scored six times for Amherst in a 13-5 triumph in its Main Street battle against nonleague opponent Williamsville South.

Sacred Heart wrapped up its regular season in Monsignor Martin girls lacrosse with a 15-5 triumph over Mount Mercy. Sarah Krieger had four goals and an assist for the Sharks while Gina Perna had three goals and an assist and her sister Alexa Perna had three goals.

West Seneca West, which has lost only to Hamburg in Class B League girls lacrosse, improved its league record to 5-1 with a 17-3 rout of last-place North Tonawanda. Sam Keane led the Indians with four goals and two assists. Claire Purdy had a seven-point game for the winners (three goals, four assists) while goalie Rae Tiberio was called upon for only five saves.

Softball sectionals get started

Play got underway Tuesday in the Section VI softball championships with six pre-quarterfinal games. The higher seeded home teams won all six games and by lopsided scores.

Kenmore East defeated Pioneer, 11-2, and Lake Shore routed Cheektowaga, 22-1, in Class A-2.

In Class B-1, East Aurora rolled over Albion, 17-2, and Dunkirk routed CSAT, 24-1.

Gowanda and Wilson triumphed in Class B-2. Gowanda defeated JFK, 18-2, while Wilson took care of Olmsted, 15-4.

Sectional action picks up with a full slate of 26 quarterfinal games on Thursday.

Olmsted netter wins title

John Washington of Olmsted won the Buffalo Public Schools boys tennis singles title Tuesday. Washington, a senior, defeated Siro Hser of Hutch-Tech, 6-4, in the final match.

The City Honors team of seniors Jimmy Jarvis and Inigo Serrano won the doubles with a 7-6 (9-7) triumph over Dalay Moo and Bi Shea of International Prep at Grover. Serrano is a foreign exchange student from Spain.

Josh Ruszala of Honors took the consolation singles final with a 6-4 triumph over Bryce Bailey of Olmsted.

Olmsted's Stanley Simpson and Cameron Ford won the doubles consolation over the City Honors pair of Sam Hamlett and Thomas Cornacchio.




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