Cross Country

2021 STAC Championships

Boys – Corning (15)
Girls – Corning (27)
Boys – Jack Gregorski, Corning (15:22.2)
Girls – Sarah Lawson, Corning (18:13.1)

2022 STAC Championships
Saturday, October 22 at Owego

2021 STAC All-Stars
Girls All-Conference 

Sarah Lawson (Corning), Vicky Mordvinova (Elmira), Faithe Ketchum (Corning), Bri Urban (Corning), Julis Hluck (Corning), Cristina Gaskievicz (Corning), Dakota Limbert (Union-Endicott), Laila Lima (Ithaca), Sadie Beres (Corning), Olivia Grinnell (Corning), Alice Burke (Ithaca)

Pipher Reid (Chenango Forks), Jaelyn Chrysler (Owego), Cassandra Burt (Maine-Endwell), Quinn Sirgany (Chenango Forks), Mikenzie Knapick (Maine-Endwell), Abigail Fahey (Owego), Isabella Cobb (Johnson City), Kathryn White (Chenango Forks), Jessie Gates (Chenango Valley), Ella Rieg (Owego)

Girls All-Division

Clair Colvin (Ithaca), Cassandra Collins (Corning), Payton Ross (Elmira), Ella Grinnell (Corning), Taylor Farrell (Corning), Mariah Lochr (Ithaca), Emma Barends (Elmira)

Cassandra Burt (Maine-Endwell), Madison Buckley (Union-Endicott), Faith Castoro (Union-Endicott), Mikenzie Knapick (Maine-Endwell), Isabella Cobb (Johnson City), Bianca Ortiz (Vestal), Wyoming Trudeaux (Union-Endicott)

Margaret Ryan (Seton), Maggie Huizinga (Owego), Cameron Pichany (Owego), Kristen Young (Chenango Valley), Audra Ackerson (Chenango Forks), Aubrey Bough (Chenango Forks), Rosalia McLaughlin (Seton)

Jordan Forbes (Oneonta), Darby Morgan (Windsor), Cali Rooke (Windsor), Fumi Yatsuhashi (Oneonta), Anastasia Kholod (Windsor), Keira Smith (Windsor), Anne Boland (Norwich)

Boys All-Conference 

Jack Gregorski (Corning), Ashton Bange (Corning), J. Matthew Gensel (Corning), DJ Cornfield (Corning), Tevin McLaren (Corning), Liam Cody (Vestal), Axl Andrus (Horseheads), Silas Richardson (Ithaca), Daniel Zawel (Ithaca), Gabe Cornfield (Corning)

Jace Stuart (Owego), Vlad Sheehan (Windsor), Korbin Jones (Oneonta), Colin Harting (Windsor), Makaio Sutton (Norwich), Hunter Ellis (Owego), Jack Tredo (Owego), Brandon Gardner (Oneonta), Hunter Georgia (Owego), Brendan Heaney (Chenango Forks)

Boys All-Division

Marcus Homa (Corning), Josh Beres (Corning), Everett Shaw (Ithaca), Forrest Kingsley (Ithaca), Nathan Webb (Corning), Ben Allen (Elmira), Ace Andrus (Horseheads)

Joseph Chermak (Binghamton), Lucas Catarella (Vestal), Chris Krichbaum (Maine-Endwell), Lakyle Powell (Union-Endicott), Keiran Farley (Maine-Endwell), Tyler Blachowiak (Vestal), Abhinav Yalamanchili (Union-Endicott)

Gavin Bowers (Owego), Mike Doyle (Chenango Valley), Noah Heath (Owego), Connor Little (Chenango Forks), Elijah Young (Chenango Valley), Owen Casterline (Owego), Mason Gault (Seton)

Jack Forbes (Oneonta), Caleb Llewellyn (Windsor), Gabe Rissberger (Oneonta), Nick Kahl (Oneonta), Zander Sutton (Norwich), Donovan Lema (Oneonta), Jacob Forster-Rothbart (Oneonta)

2022 Team Previews:

Corning Hawks (Class A)

Head Coach: Ray Lawson, 14th year
Key Players:
Boys – Ashton Bange (sr.), Gabe Cornfield (sr.), Tevin McLaren (sr.), DJ Cornfield (jr.), Marcus Homa (sr.), Josh Beres (sr.), Jaxyn Mahoney (soph.)
Girls – Sarah Lawson (jr.), Sadie Beres (jr.), Lauren Roche (soph.), Ella Grinnell (jr.), Meghan McLaughlin (jr.), Taylor Farrell (jr.), Cassandra Collins (sr.)
Team Goals
Boys – Stay healthy and try to win STAC, sectional, and state championships.
Girls – Stay healthy and try to win STAC and sectional championships.

Elmira Express (Class A)
Head Coach: Amy Balash, 3rd year
Key Players:
Boys – Caleb Belanger (sr.)
Girls – Vicky Mordvinova (sr.), Ella Devlin (8th grade), Payton Ross (sr.)
Team Goals:
Boys – Rebuild and improve throughout the season.
Girls – Get some individuals to the state meet and show growth throughout the season.

Horseheads Blue Raiders (Class A)
Head Coach
Boys – Teresa Gill, 1st year (5th overall)
Girls – Kim Balliet, 1st year
Key Players
Boys – Noah Ruffer (sr.), Cael Owen (sr.), Kiran Gulti (soph.), Samir Gulati (jr.)
Girls – Samantha Oaks (sr.), Ayla Kerwain (sr.), Taylor Tremba (sr.), Corinne DeFilippo (soph.)
Team Goals
Boys – With a very young team (14 freshman), we are hoping to have our returners improve upon last year’s times and bring along some young talent.
Girls – Improve on last year’s finish at sectionals.  Develop new members further. 

Ithaca Little Red (Class A)
Head Coach: Christopher McClure, 3rd year
Key Players:
Boys – Everett Shaw (soph.)
Girls – Laila Lima (jr.)
Team Goals: Gain big time championship race exposure as a very young team to prepare for a bright future as we build this squad’s experience.

Binghamton Patriots (Class A)

Head Coach: David Cody, 38th year
Key Players:
Boys – Joseph Chermak (sr.)
Team Goals: Stay healthy and have fun.

Johnson City Wildcats (Class B)
Head Coach: Eric Adolf, 4th year
Key Players:
Boys – Evan Rigal (jr.), Ian Benjamin (sr.)
Girls – Bella Cobb (jr.), Evie Perkins (soph.)
Team Goals: Have fun and be competitive.  We would like to be in the mix for sectionals and send individuals from both teams to the state meet in Verona.

Maine-Endwell Spartans (Class B)
Head Coach: Megan Jacoby, 5th year
Key Players
Boys – Chris Krichbaum, Jacob Sonner
Girls – Cassandra Burt
Team Goals: Win the Section IV, Class B championship and qualify for states.

Union-Endicott Tigers (Class A)
Head Coach: Dan Bertoni, 9th year
Key Players:
Boys – Carson Lyman (sr.)
Girls – Madison Buckley (jr.), Dakota Limbert (jr.)
Team Goals: (Prefer not to have any team goals shared.)

Vestal Golden Bears (Class B)
Head Coach: Stephen Marcin, 8th year
Key Players
Boys – Liam Cody (sr.), Tim Smith (sr.), Lucas Catarella (sr.)
Girls – Bianca Ortiz (sr.)
Team Goals
Boys – Earn a second consecutive invite to the Federation Meet
Girls – Secure a Section IV, Class B team championship

Chenango Forks Blue Devils (Class C)

Head Coach: Nick Groover, 4th year
Key Players:
Boys – Connor Little (jr.), Liam Wood (sr.), Thomas Kapinus (sr.)
Girls – Quinn Sirgany (sr.), Grace Harkness (8th grade), Kathryn White (sr.)
Team Goals: Compete at the sectionals meet.

Chenango Valley Warriors (No team preview submitted.)

Owego Indians (Class C)
Head Coach: John Heath, 17th year
Key Players
Boys – Jace Stuart (sr.), Magavin Allen (fresh.), Sullivan O’Donell (sr.)
Girls – Jaelyn Chrysler (fresh.), Abigail Fahey (sr.), Abigail McHugh (fresh.)
Team Goals
Boys – Work on strength and depth through the varsity top 10.  Stay healthy and put ourselves in a position to compete for a Section IV, Class C championship.
Girls – Develop a group of first-year runners to move our 4-10 runners closer to our top 3.  Stay healthy and put ourselves in a position to compete for a Section IV, Class C championship. 

Seton Catholic Saints (Class D)
Head Coach: Tom Carter, 3rd year
Key Players
Boys – Mason Gault (jr.), John Redmore (soph.), Brody Howard (jr.), Gavin Quinones (jr.)
Girls – Rosalia McGlaughlin (sr.)
Team Goals:
Boys – Be in the hunt for a Top 2 finish in the Class D state qualifier.
Girls – It’s a smaller team, so several meets might be run incomplete.  Continue to build the program based off a strong modified team.

Norwich Purple Tornado (Class C)

Head Coach: Shaun Horan, 16th year
Key Players:
Boys – Drew Brooks (sr.)
Team Goals
Boys – Win the STAC East division.  Qualify individuals for the state championship meet.

Oneonta Yellow Jackets (Class C)
Head Coach: Dan Forbes, 14th year
Key Players:
Boys – Brandon Gardner (sr.), Jackson Forbes (soph.)
Girls – Simone Schuman (sr.)
Team Goals: Win the STAC East, be competitive in the Section IV championship, and send at least two individuals to states.

Susquehanna Valley Sabers (Class C)
Head Coach: Grace Tabeek, 13th year
Key Players
Girls – Brynn Hogan (sr.)
Team Goals:
Girls – This is the first time in five years we have fielded a full girls team, so it will be excited to score as a full team.  Try to get Hogan to states and federation this year.

Windsor Black Knights (Class C)
Head Coach: Mike Potenza, 7th year
Key Players:
Boys – Colin Harting
Girls – Kiara Smith
Team Goals: Have fun and get some athletes to the state meet.