CHANDLER, GARRITY PACE STRONG WAVERLY OUTING AT HURLEY INVITE
By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | February 5, 2022
CORTLAND — Sophomore Micah Chandler had three top-two finishes, and
junior Natalie Garrity a trio of top-three finishes here Saturday at the
Hurley Indoor Track & Field Invitational at SUNY Cortland.
Chandler won the 300-meter dash in 38.82 seconds, and senior John Price was ninth in 43.42 seconds. Chandler finished second in the 55-meter hurdles in a time of 9.81 seconds.
Chandler and Price teamed with Sam VanDyke, and freshman Ethan Gorsline to finish second in the 800-meter relay in a time of 1:47.39.
VanDyke finished third in the 600-meter run in a time of 1:33.07.
The foursome of VanDyke, Ethan Gorsline, 8th-grader Hayden Howe, and senior Gavin Schillmoeller finished third in the 1,600-meter relay in a time of 4:31.4.
Price finished seventh in the 55-meter dash in 7.65 seconds.
Schillmoeller placed eighth in the 1,600-meter run in a time of 5:36.1. He finished ninth in the 1,000-meter run in a time of 3:12.06.
Senior Hunter Elston finished eighth in the shot put with a heave of 30-feet, 3-inches
The foursome of Garrity, freshman Kendal Shaffer and Kiley Stillman, and 8th-grader Mira Kittle won the 800-meter relay in a time of 2:03.99.
Garrity finished second in the long jump with a leap of 15-feet, 1/2-inch. Garrity finished third in the 55-meter dash in 8.2 seconds, and sophomore Allison Barrett was eighth in 8.34 seconds.
Freshman Harper Minaker finished second in the 1,000-meter run in a time of 3:29.42, and Gorsline was third in 3:32.78. Minaker placed fourth in the 600-meter run in a time of 1:57.86.
The foursome of Minaker, Barrett, freshman Haylie Davenport, and Gorsline finished second in the 1,600-meter relay in a time of 4:54.31.
Davenport was second in the 1,500-meter race walk in a time of 9:55.18, and 8th-grader Emma Vanderhoof was fifth in 11:54.69.
Gorsline finished fourth in the 1,500-meter run in a time of 5:47.1, and junior Josie VanDyke was 10th in 6:25.11.
Kittle finished fifth in the 55-meter hurdles in a time of 11.04 seconds. She was seventh in the triple jump with a hop, skip, and jump of 26-feet, 5 1/2-inches, and VanDyke was ninth at 24-feet, 4-inches.
Stillman finished sixth in the 300-meter dash in 5-.45 seconds, and Shaffer was seventh in 50.69 seconds.
The Section IV Championships are scheduled for Feb. 12 at Cornell University.
About the Author
Tim Birney is the founder / owner of River Road Media Group. He was born and raised in the Valley, graduating from Waverly High School in 1984.
Birney earned an Associate's Degree in Journalism from SUNY Morrisville in 1986 and a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism / Public Relations from Utica College of Syracuse University in 1988. He began his newspaper career at The Daily Review in Towanda in 1989, before moving on to The Evening Times in 1995. He spent more than 10 years at the Times, the last four as Managing Editor.
River Road Media Group includes Valley Sports Report (launched Aug. 10, 2009), Tioga County (NY) Sports Report (Aug. 13, 2018), and Northern Tier Sports Report (Aug. 31, 2020). Southern Tier Sports Report is set to launch in 2021.