Mary Cain set a national freshman record while winning the 1,500 state federation championship in 4:17.84. The time is the seventh-fastest in the United States all-time and led the greatest 1,500-meter race in New York State history. Aisling Cuffe finished second in 4:19.83 while Courtney Chapman of Fayetteville-Manilus third in 4:23.01 – all faster than Cain’s previous state record of 4:23.1.
CALEDONIA – As soon as the officials stretched the measuring tape, Sheepshead Bay senior Rolyce Boston came over, peaking over bent shoulders, and went screaming down the runway.
CALEDONIA – Jordan Yamoah turned to the crowd after his last miss in the pole vault and responded to their cheers with a courteous bow. The Arlington senior put on quite a show, clearing the highest bar anyone has ever seen in New York and winning his second straight state federation championship.
CALEDONIA – There is a picture of Aisling Cuffe running her first state meet as a freshman. She was in the unseeded section while Emily Lipari, a former star at Roslyn, in the background as she prepared for the faster heat.
Jordan Yamoah or Arlington and Aisling Cuffe of Cornwall both lowered their own state records today at Caledonia-Mumford High School.