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Conboy, Schroeder finish first at Whitehall 5K

| Friday, June 23, 2017, 11:00 p.m.

The two winners of the 2017 Whitehall Borough 5K Race (and one-mile fun walk) were top competitors in the Baldwin track and field program this spring.

Casey Conboy, 18, crossed the finish line in first place — as he has done regularly in recent years — in 17 minutes, 49 seconds, almost four minutes faster than the second-place finisher.

The leading female runner was 16-year-old Devon Schroeder, who placed seventh in 23:16, almost three minutes faster than the runner-up.

The top five runners among male competitors consisted of Conboy, Andrew Barrett, 11; Doug Stephens, 42; Rob Polinsky, 45; and Jim Kaufman, 56.

Schroeder was followed in the female division by Kristine Pisarcik, 30; Teresa Lucchetti, 33; Rebekah Priano, 12; and Kierstianna Ballard, 17.

A trophy was awarded to Conboy and Schroeder; medals were presented to the top three finishers in each age group.

The medalists were as follows:

Male division

12 & under — Andrew Barrett (21:40), Leo Schorr (25:35), Ryan Priano (26:13).

13-15 — Kevin Weber (24:53), Joey Weber (31:43).

16-19 — Casey Conboy, Sylio Cercone (35:33).

30-34 — Tristan Lucchetti (23:29), Scott Meskel (24:00), Brett Warren (50:18).

35-39 — Christopher Seymour (24:30), Joe Imbriale (27:52), James Imbriale (34:20).

40-44 — Doug Stephens (21:50), Richard Deemer (26:45), Dan Hampton (26:55).

45-49 — Rob Polinsky (22:20), David Pazuchanics (26:26), Ken Chapel (30:08).

50-55 — Michael Johnston (23:11), Omer Gievan (33:20).

56-59 — Jim Kaufman (22:36), Mark Simon (32:42).

60 & over — George Spencer (26:31), Helmuth Kump (33:27), Jack Barrett (36:49).

Other participants of the race, which took place at Snyder Park: Joey Priano, 12; Steven McGarrity, 42; Max Tiriobo, 12; Kenneth Fowler, 48; Mike Petruska, 49; Joseph Kiniola, 11; Ryan Shaneman, 11; and Tim Priano, 37.

Female division

12 & under — Rebekah Priano (27:03), Maura Schorr (28:39), Emily Fowler (30:21).

13-15 — Grace Hampton (27:27), Louisa Tiriobo (29:58).

16-19 — Devon Schroeder, Kierstianna Ballard (27:21).

25-29 — Hannah Shaffer (30:16), Brianna Hucks (37:49).

30-34 — Kristine Pisarcik (26:09), Teresa Lucchetti (26:41), Tia Muscarella (31:26).

35-39 — Kimbery Guyer (28:39), Candace Seymour (31:01), Lauren Barrett (33:36).

40-44 — Kathy Logue (35:05).

45-49 — Tracie Simonelli (30:01).

50-55 — Coleen Conboy (29:05), D.J. Spencer (39:32).

Other participants: Mary Hampton, 10; Anne Hampton, 8; Bethany Meskel, 34; Amanda Priano, 36; and Tricia Warren, 31.

Ray Fisher is a freelance writer.

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