NISKAYUNA The Guilderland boys and Niskayuna girls cross country teams picked up two wins apiece at Tuesday's dual meet with Colonie at Iroquois Middle School.
The Guilderland boys defeated Colonie 20-41 and Niskayuna 22-37 to pick up two Suburban Council wins. Niskayuna defeated Colonie 23-32 in the other head-to-head team match-up.
Guilderland's Nico Turek led the pack with a first-place time of 17:25.83. Niskayuna's Niall Williams was second with a time of 17:37.91, and Guilderland's Austin Miller placed third with a time of 17:38.79. Colonie's Jon Homes (fourth place, 17:55.64) and Niskayuna's Greg Thomas (fifth, 18:10.00) rounded out the top five finishers in the boys race.
The Niskayuna girls pulled out a 24-31 victory over Colonie and a 22-33 win against Guilderland in the dual meet. Colonie edged Guilderland 25-31.
Colonie's Jackie Malecki took top honors among individual female runners with a winning time of 20:19.90. Niskayuna's Felicia Sciortino was second with a time of 20:40.95, and Guilderland's Christina Herkenham placed third with a time of 20:42.07. Niskayuna's Shannon Trant (fourth, 20:46.73) and Guilderland's Jenna Robinson (fifth, 20:59.86) also placed in the top five.