The Alfred State College women's outdoor track & field team is one point behind Herkimer CCC after day one of the Region III Championships. The men's team sits in 3rd in the competition held at SUNY Delhi.
The Lady Pioneers have scored 53 points and trail Herkimer's 54. Mohawk Valley CC is 3rd with 47 points and SUNY Delhi is 4th with 20 points.
Abbey Benton (Frewsburg) won the 10,000 with a run of 44:21 while Mo Parks (Avoca) was 1st in the hammer throw with a toss of 35.67 m. Megan Votava (Alfred Almond) was 2nd in the javelin (25.92 m) while Shea McKee (Canisteo Greenwood) was 3rd in the long jump (4.83 m), Pam Breedlove (Rochester/East) was 4th (4.68 m), and Holli Pierce (Livonia) was 5th (4.54 m).
SUNY Delhi leads the men's standing with 58 points followed by Mohawk Valley CC's 51. ASC has scored 37, Herkimer CCC is 4th with 28, and Finger Lakes CC is 5th with 9.
Alex Hewlett (Wellsville) won the javelin with a throw of 47.65 m. In the hammer throw, Andy Jones (Milford) was 2nd (43.72 m), Chris Grey (Grahamsville/Tri-Valley) was 4th (41.27 m), and Will Houlihan (Rotterdam/Mohonasen) was 6th (36.03 m). James Courte (Brewster) was 6th in the long jump (6.07 m).
Action continues tomorrow morning at 10 a.m. with the regional champions being crowned later in the afternoon.