Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake wins three relays at national meet

Shen's 3,200 relay team of Burtnick, Janeczko, Premore and Simonson took fifth place at nationals with a time of 9:09.34. Saratoga's team of Bellon, Borroughs, Goutos and Colleen Hollowood was eighth in a time of 9:21.12.

The top individual performance came from Saratoga's Madalayne Smith, who placed third in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.58 seconds. Jasmin Stowers of Liberty, S.C., won the event in a national sophomore record time of 8.30 seconds.

Several more individuals had strong performances. Saratoga's Katie Treichel finished sixth in the girls freshman mile with a time of 5:21.78, while Saratoga's Alexis Broz tied for sixth place in the high jump after clearing the bar at 5 feet, 4.5 inches. Shen's Michelle Quimby finished 10th in the pole vault after clearing the bar at 12 feet, 2.5 inches.

On the boys' side, Shen's distance medley relay team of Brian Campoli, Stuart Charbonneau, Jamie Glover and Alex Leuchanka finished seventh with a time of 10:14.44, while Saratoga's DMR team of Adam Coolong, Tim Mount, Sam Place and Demetri Goutos placed 19th in a time of 10:37.98.

Campoli and Charbonneau also teamed up with Zach Hildebrandt and Adam Jacobs to help Shen finish 15th in the 1,600 relay with a time of 3:27.92.

Shen's Evan Palmer was the top individual performer on the boys' side. Palmer finished 12th in the weight throw with a toss of 61 feet. 11.5 inches.""

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