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Thursday, 10 March 2016 12:19

State Champions in Track for Streaks

By | Sports

Two Seniors Crowned at Indoor Track Finals at Cornell

ITHACA – Saratoga Springs High School Seniors Aidan Tooker and Tom Conboy were crowned State champions on Saturday, March 5, at the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships, which were held at Cornell University. Conboy won the title in the pole vault, Tooker in the 3,200-meter event. 


Conboy had won the Sectional title and on Saturday, vaulted 14 feet, 6 inches to beat capture the State crown. This bested his nearest rival by 3 inches in that event. 


Tooker won the 3,200-meter event with a time of 9:03.81, outpacing his nearest rival by well over two seconds. Tooker has also pledged to attend Syracuse University next fall, competing in both track and cross-country, and took part in the National Letter of Intent Ceremony, which took place last November 12. 


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