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Dunkirk’s Michael Hanlon clears an obstacle on his way to winning the 400-meter hurdles at the Golden Falcon Track Invitational on Friday at Bill Race Field in Falconer. OBSERVER Photo by Tim Frank

FALCONER – Four dual winners, a meet record and reaching four state standards were the highlights of the Golden Falcon Track & Field Invitational on Friday evening at Bill Race Field.

Southwestern’s Faith Hamilton was named Outstanding Girls Field Athlete after winning the shot put (36-5) and discus (107-0), while her teammate Emma Lewis was named Outstanding Girls Track Athlete after winning the 1,500 meters (4:54.04). and 800 meters (2:22.14).

On the boys side, Randolph’s Talon Rowland was the Outstanding Track Athlete with a winning 200m time of 21.98 seconds, which was a super standard. Rowland was also part of the Cardinals’ runner-up 400-meter relay and 1,600-meter relay teams, and placed second in the long jump.

Maple Grove’s Jonah Foley was the Outstanding Field Athlete after wins in the triple jump (41-5) and high jump (6-0).

Falconer/Cassadaga Valley’s Nathan Bailey reached the state standard in the 4-meter pole vault, Dunkirk’s Johnee Thomas reached the state standard in the 400 meters with a winning time of 49.73 seconds, and Frewsburg’s Cody Kent reached the state standard and broke the meet record the 3,000 meter steep pursuit with a time of 9:28.20.

Johnee Thomas of the Marauders wins the 400 meters. OBSERVER Photo by Tim Frank

Other highlights of the annual invitational included two other dual winners: Aryanna Hatch of Portville in the 100-meter hurdles (17:36) and the 400 hurdles (1:08.37); and Jenna Wyant of Portville in the 400 meters (1:04.13) and the 200 meters (26.34).

Jamestown won the boys’ large school team title with 108 points, followed by Southwestern (94) and Falconer/Cassadaga Valley (82). Randolph was the small school champion with 120 points, followed by Maple Grove (106) and Clymer/Sherman/Panama (76).

On the girls side, Southwestern was the big school winner with 174 points, followed by Springville (105) and Jamestown (101). Portville took the small school crown with 108 points, followed by Clymer/Sherman/Panama (91) and Randolph (82).


Big Schools

Jamestown 108, Southwest 94, Falconer/Cassadaga Valley 82, Dunkirk 77, St. Francis 59, City Honors 47, Olean 40, Springville 22, Fredonia 17, Eden/North Collins 12

Small schools

Randolph 120, Maple Grove 106, Clymer/Sherman/Panama 76, West Valley 53, Frewsburg 53, Gowanda 41, Chautauqua Lake/Westfield/Brocton 36, Silver Creek/Forestville 31, Portville 27, Cattaraugus-Little Valley 15


Big Schools

Southwest 174, Springville 105, Jamestown 101, Falconer/Cassadaga Valley 63, Eden/North Collins 40, Fredonia 33, Dunkirk 21, City Honors 11, Olean 9

Small schools

Portville 108, Clymer/Sherman/Panama 91, Randolph 82, Chautauqua Lake/Westfield/Brocton 68, Maple Grove 61, Gowanda 42, Frewsburg 39, Silver Creek/Forestville 35, Cattaraugus-Little Valley 27, West Valley 4


2,000 meter spire: Lucy Brown (Southwest), Calie Hudson (Gowanda), Hannan Mohamad (Dunkirk), Gracyn Rowland (Randolph), Olivia Wolfe (Chautauqua Lake). T-8:05.44.

100m hurdles: Aryanna Hatch (Portville), Aaliyah Sansone (Springville), Sydney Simmons (Maple Grove), M’Kenzie Zavala (Southwest). T-17:36.

3,200-meter relay: Jamestown (London Hamilton, Nolah Hamilton, Kater Hockenberry, Belle Johnson), Chautauqua Lake, Maple Grove, Portville, Eden. T-10:29.37.

100m: Madison Burgess (Jamestown), Myah Crossley (Jamestown), Linnea Neureuther (Springville), Marlana Cresanti (Southwest), Avery Johnson (Southwest). T-12.71.

1,500 m: Emma Lewis (Southwestern), Elke Melnik (Springville), Belle Johnson (Jamestown), Calie Hudson (Gowanda), Giuliana Fodor (Eden). T-4:54.04.

400-meter relay: Falconer/Cassadaga Valley (Natalie Dossey, Hannah Madonia, Mary Lundmark, Roxanne Geranmayeh), Portville, Southwestern, Springville, Chautauqua Lake. T-51.50.

400m: Jenna Wyant (Portville), Alexis Grijalva (Southwest), Emma Gassman (Cattaraugus-Little Valley), Delaney Kaiser (Fredonia), Triniti Card (Southwest). T-1:04.13.

400m hurdles: Aryanna Hatch (Portville), Hannah Madonia (Falconer/Cassadaga Valley), Tayden Persons (Clymer/Sherman/Panama), Mariella Russo (Fredonia), M’Kenzie Zavala (Southwest). T-1:08.37.

800m: Emma Lewis (Southwest), Solki Martin-Lacayo (Clymer/Sherman/Panama), Elke Melnik (Springville), Kate Miller (Southwest), Ava Haynes (Portville). T-2:22.14.

200m: Julia Wyant (Portville), Madison Burgess (Jamestown), Linnea Neureuther (Springville), Jada Cole (Chautauqua Lake), Emma Gassman (Cattaraugus-Little Valley). T-26.34.

3,000 meters: London Hamilton (Jamestown), Isabella Bogner (Springville), Haley Odell (Clymer/Sherman/Panama), Grace Cooke (Clymer/Sherman/Panama), Calie Hudson (Gowanda). T-11:11.48.

Long jump: Gracie Conlan (Frewsburg), Myah Crossley (Jamestown), Emily Cardinale (Jamestown), Ellie Pearson (Southwestern), Giuliana Fodor (Eden). D-16-9.

Shot put: Faith Hamilton (Southwest), Lucille Jimerson (Silver Creek), Leigha Sischo (Southwest), Autumn Lynn (Falconer/Cassadaga Valley), Javiana Matos (Jamestown). D-36-5.

Discus: Faith Hamilton (Southwest), Mikayla Johnson (Southwest), Brooke Reding (Randolph), Annabelle Koszelak (Eden), Alivia Wofford (Jamestown). D-107-0.

High Jump: Jada Cole (Chautauqua Lake), Aaliyah Sansone (Springville), Marlana Cresanti (Southwest), Mariella Russo (Fredonia), Olivia Wolfe (Chautauqua Lake), Isa Kioko (Clymer/Sherman/Panama). H-5-2.

Pole vault — Emily Cardinale (Jamestown), Eve Adams (Randolph), Mary Lundmark (Falconer/Cassadaga Valley), Felicity Cooper (Dunkirk), Ellie Pearson (Southwest). H-9-0.

1,600-meter relay: Portville (Jessica Daley, Aryanna Hatch, Jenna Wyant, Julia Wyant), Southwestern, Clymer/Sherman/Panama, Falconer/Cassadaga Valley, Springville. T-4:04.98.

Triple jump: Kendra Cook (Springville), Mattie Evansbrown (Randolph), Gracie Conlan (Frewsburg), Jada Cole (Chautauqua Lake), Lily Johnson (Clymer/Sherman/Panama). D-34-4.


10,000-foot steeple: Cody Kent (Frewsburg), Jack Tharnish (West Valley), Nathan Phillips (St. Francis), Lucas Arnone (Jamestown), Parker Patterson (Randolph). T-9:58.20.

110m hurdles: Zayne Cline (Frewsburg), Mason Kilmer (Falconer/Cassadaga Valley), Dominic Davis (St. Francis), Nathan Powers (St. Francis), Brendan Devereaux (Frewsburg). T-15.96.

3,200-meter relay: Southwestern (Trey Faulk, Tate James, Lukas Svenson, Donavin Brown), Falconer, Maple Grove, City Honors, Olean. T-8:37.57.

100m: Ayden Samuelson (Jamestown), Parker Dornan (Portville), Gavin Stearns (Randolph), Amadeo Bhattacharjee (City Honours), Nathan Carlson (Dunkirk). T-11.44.

1,600 m: Roan Kelly (Randolph), Stephen Hallberg (Jamestown), Chase Bolen (Gowanda), Edward Jourden (Dunkirk), Jack Tharnish (West Valley). T-4:21.62.

400-meter relay: Jamestown (Noah Burch, Ayden Samuelson, Aidan Senear, Jarren Cotter), Randolph, St. Francis, Falconer/Cassadaga Valley, Maple Grove. T-44:05.

400m: Johnee Thomas (Dunkirk), Noah Burch (Jamestown), Lucas Dunnewold (Clymer/Sherman/Panama), Forrest Denz (City Honors), Sam Bowers (Silver Creek). T-49.73.

400m hurdles: Michael Hanlon (Dunkirk), Dominic Davis (St. Francis), Sam Kautzman (Southwest), Ty Kraft (Maple Grove), Mason Wilson (Gowanda). T-56.91.

800m: Donavin Brown (Southwest), Lucas Lawrie (Dunkirk), Trey Faulk (Southwest), Isaiah Sanchez (Jamestown), Owen Caswell (Jamestown). T-2:01.67.

200m: Talon Rowland (Randolph), Nathan Carlson (Dunkirk), Amadeo Bhattacharjee (City Honours), Maximus Sturniolo (St. Francis). T-21.98.

Long jump: Noah Burch (Jamestown), Talon Rowland (Randolph), Connor Young (Southwest), Jonah Foley (Maple Grove), Trent Casselman (Southwest). D-21-1.75.

Shot put: Graeden Heichberger (Springville), Leo Kavic (Southwestern), Zachary Markham (Falconer/Cassadaga Valley), Anthony Cipolla (Clymer/Sherman/Panama), Devin Johnson (Clymer/Sherman/Panama). D-47-4.75.

Discus: Connor Jakubowicz (Dunkirk), Walter Lukasiak (Chautauqua Lake), Josiah Devlin (Eden), Mason Maring (Chautauqua Lake), Gabe Milligan (Olean). D-136-7.

High jump: Jonah Foley (Maple Grove), Neves Hoose (Southwestern), Max Permentier (Falconer/Cassadaga Valley), Nathan Bailey (Falconer/Cassadaga Valley), Julius Jamieson (Olean). H-6-0.

Pole vault: Nathan Bailey (Falconer/Cassadaga Valley), Blake Kinnaird (Olean), Nathan Powers (St. Francis), Mason Kilmer (Falconer/Cassadaga Valley). H-13-0.

1,600-meter relay: Dunkirk (Michael Hanlon, Nathan Carlson, Johnee Thomas, Lucas Lawrie), Randolph, Jamestown, Southwestern, Maple Grove. T-3:24.67.

Triple jump: Jonah Foley (Maple Grove), Diego Stradi (Randolph), Connor Young (Southwestern), Parker Dorman (Portville), Mason Kilmer (Falconer/Cassadaga Valley). D-41-5.

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