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Sports Archives — The Altamont Enterprise, February 17, 2011

At Division I Championships
Dutch girls finish fifth, boys are eighth in indoor track

GUILDERLAND –– The Guilderland indoor track team competed in the Division I Championships at the University at Albany on Friday. The girls’ side came in fifth place out of eight teams with 35 overall points and the boys scored 18 points to finish eighth out of 10 teams.

The big winner for the Lady Dutch was junior Catalena Diamente, who placed first in the triple jump and third in the long jump. Diamente traveled 36 feet, 11 inches in the triple jump, and 16 feet, 7 inches in the long jump.

Senior Anthony Toffenetti came in first for the Dutchmen in the 55-meter dash with a time of 6.90. Dejana Harris finished in second place in the 55-meter hurdles with a time of 8.88, and senior Liz Tapler cleared five feet in the high jump for second place. Also, the boys’ 4 x 200-meter relay was third place with a time of 1:41.65.

Here are the rest of the results for Guilderland:

–– Nico Turek, sixth place, 600-meter, 1:28.58;

–– Michael Davis, sixth place, 55-meter hurdles, 9.01;

–– Michelle Fish, seventh place, 1500-meter, 4:59.21;

–– Sara Buckley, seventh place, 3000-meter, 11:16.55;

–– Andrew Coy, seventh place, 1600-meter, 4:40.99;

–– Abigal Marco, 11th place, 600-meter, 1:48.18;

–– Anna Pickett, 13th place, 1000-meter, 3:16.24;

–– Ramy Houcine, 15th place, 300-meter dash, 40.31; and

–– Dejana Harris, 18th place, 300-meter dash, 47.31.

Fish, Buckley, Harris, Tapler, Diamente, Toffenetti, Turek, Coy, and Davis will all go back to the University at Albany on Sunday, Feb. 27, for the state qualifiers.

–– Jordan J. Michael

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