The Journal Register (Medina, NY)

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May 24, 2013

Albion has large contingent of All-League track champs

Medina Journal-Register — ALBION — More than making up for second place team finishes during the regular season, Albion High athletes enjoyed a banner competition at the recent Niagara-Orleans All-League track meet taking first place honors in a total of 14 events.

Marquise Riddick led Albion’s parade to the winners podium earning first place honors in a total of four individual events including the 110 hurdles (:16.19), 400 hurdles (:56.44), 200 (:23.75) and long jump (21-5.75). His time in the 400 hurdles set a new school record.

Abby Squicciarini was an individual event double winner as she captured both the 100 (:13.12) and 200 (:27.19) for the third year in a row.

Chanyce Powell also scored a double victory by taking top honors in both the long jump (15-6) and triple jump (36-6).

Justyn Haines was also successful in defending his title in the pole vault with a winning vault of 13-6, which bettered his closest rival by two feet.

Completing Albion’s sweep of the pole vault competition, Bri Dixon bettered her own school record with a winning vault of 8-9.

Eboni Taylor likewise successfully defended her title in the 100 hurdles (:17.56).

Rounding out Albion’s list of individual event winners was Mike Capurso in the 800 (2:05.51).

The Purple Eagles also scored a pair of wins in the relay events. The foursome of Capurso, Aaron Chen, Brett Rosatto and Colby Baney won the 320 relay in 8:36.29 while the quartet of Mariah Elsenheimer, Kayla Doyle, Taylor and Squicciarini took the 400 relay in :51.09.

Next up for the Purple Eagles will be the Section VI championships on May 31 and June 1.

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