Elmira’s Cory McCarty won state and federation honors in the 1,000 meters at the NYSPHSAA indoor track and field meet at Cornell’s Barton Hall Saturday, March 9.
McCarty clocked a time of 2:29.90, ahead of Baldwinsville’s Alec Peinkofer (2:30.39) and Chaminade’s Sean Kelly (2:30.80).
Corning’s Steve Rossettie medaled in the 1,600 meters with a third-place finish. Rossettie posted a time of 4:18.14 ―just 4.12 seconds behind the winner, Fayettville-Manlius’ Nick Ryan.
Bath Haverling’s Ireland Armstrong tied for fourth place in the pole vault. Armstrong cleared 11 feet, tying her own school record, to stay even with Vestal’s Kari Stromhaug. The winning jump came from Lancaster’s Jenny Thill at 12-6.
“She just nicked 11-6 on her first attempt,” Bath head coach Todd Ludden said. “This was definitely her best jumping day of the season.”