Coaches Announce 64th Baldwinsville Invitational Plans - Boys' varsity coach Jason Glashauser and girls' varsity coach Mike Scuderi have announced plans to once again utilize Leone Timings in the 64th Annual Baldwinsville Cross Country Invitational which will be held on September 26, 2015 at Durgee Jr. High School. Information about the meet and registration is available here
Honor & Remember Run - The Friends of Van Buren Park is holding its annual Honor & Remember Run/Walk on Saturday, May 30th, 2015. The run will utilize all areas of beautiful VanBuren Park, located in Baldwinsville, NY. It provides a scenic experience that all levels of runners/walkers will enjoy. Many cross country runners have trained at Van Buren Park over the years and this is a way of giving back to the park while enjoying a pre-season cross country race. For more details and on-line entry check out the http://friendsofvanburenpark.org.
New B'ville XC Site Established - Coach Glashauser has established a new website to promote the Baldwinsville Cross Country program. In addition to updates on results and schedules, part of the website is devoted to the history of the program, and Coach Glashauser invites anyone that has information to contact him. Check out the new site at https://sites.google.com/a/bville.org/baldwinsvillexc/ .
Baldwinsville Invitational a huge sucess - The Baldwinsville Cross Country program enjoyed a very successful day as they hosted the 63rd edition of the Baldwinsville Invitation on Saturday, September 20th. The Bees hosted a large field of competitors in a series of 10 scholastic races on what was a beautiful Fall day. When the results were tallied, the Bees had fared well. The Boys' Varsity squad captured the 3rd place trophy behind Ithaca and Burnt Hills in the large school race, while the Girls' Varsity team placed fourth behind Ithaca, Shaker and Clarence. The JV teams fared even better as the girls' team place 2nd, while the boys finished in 1st place in their race.
Adam Pacheck qualifies for National XC Championship -
Two University of Rochester senior cross country runners earned automatic berths into the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships next week.
Senior Adam Pacheck and Yuji Wakimoto will run at nationals for the third straight season after Rochester qualified as a team during the last three years.
Pacheck earned a 9th place finish overall in a field of 275 runners at yesterday's NCAA Atlantic Regional Championships held at Letchworth State Park. His time was 25:21.8 for the 8k course and was a seasons best time.
Wakimoto ended 12th in the field at regionals, also running a seasons best time of 25:27.4.
Both runners were among the top six runners from teams that did not qualify for the NCAA Championships. The University of Rochester Yellowjackets ended up in 6th place in a field of 39 teams competing in the meet, scoring 242 team points.
Huge field competes at 2013 Baldwinsville Invitational - The Baldwinsville cross country program hosted 62 schools at the 62nd edition of the Baldwinsville Invitational. Despite a forecast of heavy rain, the meet stayed dry for the majority of the 13 race program. The Baldwinsville girls' varsity team finished 4th in the Large School division behind team champs Clarence, runner-up Jamesville-Dewitt and 3rd place Ithaca. Marissa Lathrup led the Lady Bees with a 7th place finish. Completing the scoring for the varsity girls' were Rachel Miller (13th), Mia Bolton (21st), Emily McComb (25th), and Kelly Hull (26th). The JV Girls had an excellent race, capturing the 1st place team trophy. Freshmen Nadine Dickter and Natalie Farnett were among the top ten individuals in the race finishing in 2nd and 5th place respectively.
The boys' varsity and JV teams did not compete in the meet.
B'ville teams place at Chittenango Invite (9/14) -
The Lady Bees edged Ithaca for 2nd place with both teams scoring 61 points on the rugged 3.1 mile Jamesville Beach course.. The Lady Bees were awarded the second place spot based on their sixth runner finishing ahead of Ithaca's sixth runner. Liverpool was the team winner with 32 points. Rachael Miller led the team with an eighth place finish followed closely by teammates Marissa Lathrop (10th) and Mia Bolton (11th).
In the boys' race, Jack Martin and Josh Perez led the boys' team with one-two individual finishes The boys team registered a team score of 82 points to finish ahead of fourth place Liverpool with 100 points. McQuaid Jesuit of Rochester was the team champ with 58 points while Ithaca was second with 69 points.
B'ville grads reconnect at U of R Track Meet - Gary Pacheck sent this picture of a group of B'ville alumni who recently competed at a University of Rochester track meet. Pictured from left to right are Andy Hoover, Tim Chambers, Brian Kane, Jaime Balloni, Brian Wisely, Adam Pacheck, and Ethan Pacheck.
Peinkofer 3rd at Feds - Alec Peinkofer led the Section III contingent at the New Yorks State Federation cross country championship with a 3rd place finish. Peinkofer covered the hilly 5 kilometer course at Bowden Park near Poughkeepsie with a time of 16:08.6. Arlington's Sebastion Hanson was the individual champion in 16:00.7, while Thomas Slattery of Chamanade was the runner-up with a time of 16:06.9. In the team competition the Bees finished in 14th place behind team champion Saratoga. Liverpool finished in 6th place in the team competition. The Federation championship is the true state championship, bringing together schools and runners from all classes (different size schools). Invitations to compete in the Federation championship are limited to the top competitors from across the state.
Schoeberlein memorial - Evan and Eric Schoeberlein were part of the Baldwinsville cross country family during the late 1990's and early 2000's. Their dad, Warren, served as a driver/chaperone on the annual trip to the Manhattan Invitational. After graduating from Baker, Evan was taken from us by cancer. Evan's brother, Marc, is currently beginning a project which will tell Evan's story in a movie which he hopes will serve as a source of comfort for those directly, and indirectly, affected by this terrible disease. To learn more about Mike's project, click here.
2012 State Meet Results - Alec Peinkofer was the top Baldwinsville finisher at the NYSPHSAA Class A State Championship last Saturday (11/10). Peinkofer finished in 7th place in the Class A race, while teammate Josh Perez finished in 61st place. In the girls' Class A race, Annie Peterson finished in 45th place, while Rachel Miller placed 61st. All four Baldwinsville runners had earned the right to compete in the state meet by qualifying in the Section III championship the previous weekend.
In the boys' race, Saratoga Springs edged Fayetteville-Manlius for the team championship by a point, 57 to 58, despite the individual win by F-M's Nick Ryan. Section III finished first in the Sectional race. In the girls' race Fayetteville-Manlius captured the team championship with ease, finishing with 32 points to second place Saratoga Springs with 56 points. F-M's Alana Pearl was the individual winner in that race.
61st B'ville Invitation continues tradition - despite several downpours of heavy rain, this year's edition of the invitational went off without a hitch. Baldwinsville's varsity boys' team brought home the champions trophy in the large school division with B'ville's Alec Peinkofer the individual winner with a time of 15 minutes 34 seconds. In the varsity girls' large school race the Bees ended up in second place behind Liverpool. In all 61 schools and over 2000 runners competed in a schedule of 14 races. Complete results and individual race winner photos are posted. Photos were provided by Mr. Jim Houghtaling who has posted additional photos at the Baldwinsville XC team's Facebook page. Contact information for parents who would like to request copies of the original photos are also available there.
Boys and Girls both winners at VVS - The Boys' varsity brought home the first place trophy in the Varsity 2 race from the Vernon-Verona-Sherill Invitational on Saturday (9/15). Ryan Manahan of Marcellus was the the individual winner (15:53) with Baldwinsville's Alec Peinkofer (2nd, 16:31), Josh Perez (3rd, 16:57), Andy Fleming (4th, 17:06), and Jack Martin (5th, 17:14) rounding out the top 5 individuals in a field of 218 runners. Casey McAllister (22nd, 18:12) completed the Bees' scoring effort, giving the boys a total of 36 points, far ahead of 2nd place West Genesee with 56 points. Photo by Jim Fleming.
The Lady Bees also captured the first place trophy in their race. Marcellus runner Rachel Garn (19:39) was the individual winner while Annie Peterson (3rd, 20:27), Rachel Miller (5th, 20:56), Marissa Lathrop (8th, 21:02), Emily Thompson (9th, 21:03), and Mia Bolton (10th, 21:24) were all among the top ten individuals in a field of 165 runners. The Lady Bees easily outscored the 2nd place West Genesee Wildcats 35-77.
Bees sweep Jordan-Elbridge Invitational - The varsity boys and girls teams brought home the first place trophies in their races at the J-E Invitational on Saturday, 9/8.
In the boys varsity race Andy Fleming led the Bees with a first place finish in a time of 14 minutes and 16 seconds, nipping Hannibal's Ryan Perry for the win.. Fleming was followed by teammates Jack Martin (3rd), Casey McAllister (8th), Harrison Warner (15th), Antonio Martinez (16th), Stephen Petrelli (17th), Arden Kellner (24th), and Chris Twichell (25th). The field consisted of 9 teams and 70 runners.
In the girls varsity race Hanna Olds led the Lady Bees with a 3rd place finish in a time of 17 minutes 44 seconds. J-E's Abby Gugel was the individual winner, with Homer's Jade Auchmoody finishing in 2nd. Baldwinsivlle's Kimmy Cushman (4th), Marrisa Lathrop (5th), Emily Thompson (6th), Julia Thompson (7th), and Rachael Miller (10th) all finished among the first ten runners in a 46 runner field.
The boys and girls JV teams also placed first in their respective races. Nate Wick led the JV boys team, capturing the individual win. Kelley Hull led the girls JV team, finishing 1st in her race.
Rotary to Sponsor Autumn 5K - The Baldwinsville Rotary Autumn 5K Run/Walk will take place at 10am on Sunday October 14th at Baker High School in Baldwinsville. To participate, pre-registration will be $20 for adults before September 30th, or $25 the day of the race. There will be three legs of the course to make for interesting terrain and a fun experience for both walkers and runners. Souvenir shirts and after-race snacks will be available while supplies last.
“This is a great opportunity for family, friends and neighbors to enjoy each other’s company while being active,” says race committee chairperson Dom Losurdo. He is also quick to point out that, “…all the funds raised from registration fees support the Baldwinsville Rotary Club, so it is for a good cause too!” Walkers and runners interested in signing up can download a registration form and mail it in.
Coaches Announce 61st Invitational Plans - Boys' varsity coach Jason Glashauser and girls' varsity coach Mike Scuderi have announced plans to utilize Leone Timings in the 61sth Annual Baldwinsville Cross Country Invitational which will be held on September 22, 2012 at Durgee Jr. High School. Information about the meet and registration is available here
Home meet schedule for next fall has been posted - Click on Upcoming Events
Bees win trophies at Manhattan Invitational - The Baldwinsville girls varsity team came home with the 2nd place trophy after finishing behind local rivals and team champion Liverpool in the Girls Varsity C Race, while the boys varsity team brought home the 3rd place trophy for their finish in the Boys Varsity B Race. Alec Peinkofer led the B'ville boys with a 3rd place finish in a time of 13:09, while Rachel Miller led the Lady Bees with a 5th place finish with a time of 16:14. Peinkofer, Andy Fleming, and Josh Perez all registered times that place them among the top fifty Baldwinsville runners to compete at NYC's VanCortland Park (see listing on left). Complete team and individual results can be found by clicking here.
Boys stats following Manhattan Invitational - Coach Glashauser has provided the team stats showing times, speed ratings, and placements for the races run at this point in the season. Click here to view the stat sheet.
B'ville alumni shine at 2011 Boilermaker - pictures courtesy of Gary and Esther Pacheck
Front row -Andy Fleming, Shaun Thompson, Joel Moss, Jim Fleming.
Back row -
Matt Calnan,Ethan Pacheck , Adam Pacheck
Brian Lang, Megan O'Connor, Joanne O'Connor, Lauren O'Connor
and Andrew Hoover
Brian Lang, Tim Chambers, Kevin Pond
Kevin Pond , Matt Pond