SARANAC LAKE - The Saranac Lake track teams split at home Tuesday in a dual meet with Beekmantown. The Red Storm boys topped the Eagles 71-53 while the girls lost a 79-53 decision to the visiting squad.
Ben Monty and Cole Hyde paced Saranac Lake's boys with three wins each and Jamaal Tuthill was a double winner. Monty took the 100 in 11.7 seconds, just ahead of runner-up teammate Ethan Barge. Monty, Hyde and Barge also joined Mike Tuthill on Saranac Lake's winning 400 relay team that finished in 46.6. Monty, Barge, Hyde and Jamaal Tuthill claimed first in the 1,600 relay, which clocked a 3:54.
Hyde's individual victory came in the 400, where he crossed the finish line in 55.9. Jamaal Tuthill took the 800 in 2:14.
Competing on her birthday, Saranac Lake’s Vanessa Salamy clears the final jump on the way to winning the 100 hurdles in Tuesday’s track and field meet against visiting Beekmantown.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)
Also posting individual wins for Saranac Lake were Craig Leahy in the 400 hurdles (1:03), Kyle McGrain in the shot put (39-3) and Pat Woodward in the discus (105-9).
Saranac Lake's boys improved to 2-3 in the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference with the win. The Eagles boys dropped to 1-3 in the league and 2-4 overall with the setback.
Nikkie Trudeau and Vanessa Salamy each won two events to lead the Red Storm girls in their loss to Beekmantown.
Competing on her birthday, Salamy swept the hurdle events, winning the 100 in 17 seconds and taking the 400 in 1:13.1. She also placed second in the triple jump.
Trudeau triumphed in the 400 with a 1:00.6 result, which was the second-fastest time in the CVAC in that event this season. Her other victory came in the high jump with a leap of 4-6.
Sam Martin was also a double winner for the Red Storm. Martin placed first in the 800 with a 2:38.9 finish, and joined Maria Mairurano, Annie Frenette and Kate Stevens to win the 1,600 relay in 4:31.4.
Also turning in strong efforts for Saranac Lake were Anna Izzo in the 1,500, Blair Moody in the 100 hurdles, triple jump and long jump and Jacinda Riggs in the 400 hurdles.
After setting a pair of meet records in the 100 and 200 over the weekend in the Queensbury Invitational, Jess Huber paced Beekmantown with four wins, including individual victories in the 100, triple jump and long jump. Sprinting head-to-head with Trudeau as the fastest 100 runners in the league, Huber edged the Saranac Lake senior in the 100, winning in 12.6 seconds.
Huber won the triple jump with a 33-3 effort and the long jump with a 16-7 result. She also ran a leg on Beekmantown's winning 400 relay.
Amanda Peterson (3,200 relay, 1,500), Emily Anderson (discus and shot put) and Kallie Villemaire (200, 400 relay) were also double winners for the Eagles, who improved to 5-1 with the victory.
Saranac Lake dropped to 4-2 with the loss.
The Red Storm boys and girls track will be back in action again Thursday at Lake Placid.
Gouverneur 152, Tupper Lake 38
Gouverneur 181, Tupper Lake 86
GOUVERNEUR - Lindsey Maroun won all four of her events and the Tupper Lake girls track and field team swept the relays Tuesday in a Section X dual meet.
The Lumberjacks girls lost the team scoring 181-86, while the boys fell by a score of 152-38.
Maroun, a freshman, won the 200-meter dash in 27.80 seconds and the triple jump with a leap of 32 feet, 3 inches. She was also part of the winning 400 relay that clocked a 55.80 and the 1,600 relay that finished in 5:04.90.
Joining Maroun on both of the relays were Samantha Ormsby, Kristin Bickford and Tess Klossner.
Ormsby, a junior, became a three-time winner Tuesday when she landed a 14-5 long jump. Bickford won the high jump after clearing 4-8.
Hannah Klossner won the 800 in 2:42 and Tess Klossner was the fastest finisher in the 100 with a 14.30.
Randy Charland was the lone Tupper Lake winner on the boys' side, finishing first in the 800 with a time of 2:21.7. The senior also took second in the 1,600 with a 5:47.9 behind Luke Dunkelberg who finished in 5:12.10.
Tupper Lake senior Bryan Geiger was second in three events: the 110 hurdles (17.60), the 3,200 (11:51.40) and the long jump (16-8).