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S-GI Griffins track falls to East Aurora

SPRINGVILLE — The Springville-Griffith Institute Griffins were in East Aurora on April 30, with contributions from Tom Schweickert and Nate Wolcott. It was not enough to hold off East Aurora, and Springville fell by an 88 – 50 count. The team fell to 1 – 2, on the season.

Schweickert won the 110-meter hurdles, with a time of 17.3 seconds and the 400 hurdles, in 1 minute, 1.2 seconds. Wolcott, meanwhile, trailed Schweickert, by just under a second, with an 18.2 time, in the 110 hurdles. His time was good enough for second. Wolcott was second to Schweickert, in the 400 hurdles, as well, finishing in 1:03.4. Wolcott did, however, win the triple jump, with a mark of 35 feet, 11 3/4 inches. Andrew Lavanture was second, in that event, totaling 33 feet, 4 1/2 inches.

Talon Berry figured into a few events, as well. He was second, in the 100-meter dash, at 11.5 seconds, although Trey Aebly’s third place finish was an identical 11.5 mark. Berry came in second, in the long jump, at 17 feet, 6 1/2 inches, but won the high jump, with a jump of 5 feet, 6 inches.

Nick Lavanture was third, in that event, jumping 5 feet, 2 inches. Aebly finished in the 200, as well, finishing in 25.3 – a mark that put him in third place.

Garrett Olrogg won the discus throw with 111 feet. Brandon Ball trailed him, at 99, finishing third. Griffin Ryan O’Hara won the pole vault, and Springville took all three top spots, in the shot put, with Matt Adams coming in at 39 feet, 9 1/2 inches, Ball notching 39 feet, 9 1/2 inches and JP Oatman, at 36 feet, 4 inches. The three took first, second and third, respectively.

Springville was set to compete at the Pioneer Invitational on Saturday, May 4 at Pioneer.


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