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May 26, 2013

Starpoint's Tasselmyer wins twice at ECIC championships

Niagara Gazette — Starpoint freshman Sophia Tasselmyer was among the Spartans who won in individual events at the Erie County Interscholastic Conference track and field championships this weekend.

Tasselmyer won the girls' 1500-meter run with a time of 4:51.01. Finishing in second was a fellow Spartan, junior Livia Chase, who crossed the finish line with a time of 4:58.08. Tasselmyer also won the 3000-meter run, while Chase finished seventh among 40 contenders.

Julia Schreier finished second in the girls' pole vault.

Among Starpoint's boys, senior Adam Yacos set a new school record as he won the 400-meter dash, crossing the line with a time of 50.42 seconds. Fellow senior Tom Moran won the boys' pole vault event. A.J. Joslin placed second in the 800-meter and 1600-meter runs while Evan Majewski finished third in the final of the 100-meter dash.

Overall, the Spartans boys finished second overall among large schools, while the girls placed fourth overall.

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