IAC BOYS TRACK & FIELD: BECHY, VanDYKE, CHANDLER PACE WAVERLY'S EFFORTS AT DIVISIONAL MEET (19 PHOTOS) (2022-05-10)

Valley Sports Report
NEWARK VALLEY — Junior Kayleb Bechy, senior Sam VanDyke, and sophomore Micah Chandler were triple-winners to pace Waverly’s efforts here Tuesday afternoon at the IAC South Large School divisional track & field meet.

The meet was also scored separately as the Waverly-Newark Valley meet, which was postponed by cold weather earlier this season. Newark Valley won the meet, 80-61, to clinch the division title.

Bechy won the 100-meter dash in a time of 11.2 seconds, while junior Jerrell Sackett was second in 11.5 seconds, and Alex Emanuel was width in 12.2 seconds.

Bechy also won the 200-meter dash in a time of 23.7 seconds, while junior Treyton Moore was third in 24.5 seconds, VanDyke was fourth in 24.9 seconds, and senior Andrew Kimble was sixth in 25.4 seconds.

Bechy, Chandler and VanDyke teamed with Sackett to win the 400-meter relay in a time of 45.2 seconds.

Chandler and VanDyke teamed with senior Kaden Wheeler, and Moore to win the 1,600-meter relay in a time of 3:46.5.

VanDyke won the 400-meter dash in a time of 55.9 seconds, while Moore was third in 56.9 seconds, and Wheeler was sixth in 58.6 seconds.

Chandler won the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 1:01.6.  He finished second in the 110-meter hurdles in a time of 17.4 seconds.

Junior Ryan Clark won the discus with a toss of 107-feet, 9-inches, while sophomore Jake Benjamin was third at 98-feet, and 8th-grader Troy Beeman was fifth at 82 feet. Clark was second in the pole vault at 10-feet, 6-inches.

Senior Cameron McIsaac won the shot put with a heave of 37-feet, 6-inches, while Benjamin was third at 34-feet, 1 1/2-inches, and Beeman was fourth at 30-feet, 7 1/2-inches.

Sackett finished third in the high jump at 5-feet, 8-inches, and senior Liam Traub was fourth at 5-feet, 4-inches.

Freshman Payton Fravel placed fourth in the triple jump with an effort of 30-feet, 8-inches. He finished sixth in the long jump with a mark of 16-feet, 3 3/4-inches.

Senior Gavin Schillmoeller finished fifth in the 800-meter run in a time of 2:25.7. He was sixth in the 1,600-meter run in a time of 5:23.7.

Waverly returns to action Friday at the Corning Fast Times Invite.

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PHOTOS BY TIM TAYLOR.