WATERLOO — A week after beginning her final Wayne-Finger Lakes season with a third-place finish, Riley Corey finished in the spot every runner craves.
The Waterloo High School senior rolled to a victory in Tuesday’s meet on her home course. Corey completed the 5-kilometer course in 20 minutes, 19 seconds.
The Indians dominated the team scoring, topping Honeoye 19-36 and Red Creek 15-40. Waterloo also earned a victory over an incomplete Bloomfield/Naples squad to improve to 5-1 on the young season.
Four of Corey’s teammates grabbed the 3-6 positions: Natalie DiSanto (21:41), Haley Shangraw (21:52), Sennett Turner (21:59) and Chance Rice Porter (22:06).
Honeoye’s Audrey Gillette was runner-up in 21:32.
Boys: Honeoye junior James Hallett authored a fine individual performance. His time of 17:18 was 37 seconds better than runner-up Andrew Deming of Red Creek, and it helped the Bulldogs down Waterloo, Bloomfield/Naples and Red Creek in the team scoring.
A pair of Waterloo seniors placed third and fourth. Nick Page crossed the finish line in 18:27, while Ryan Frisbee clocked in at 18:53.
In other meets:
At Wayne Central
Boys: Geneva’s Giovanni Ventura garnered second place in 18:21, 5 seconds behind Marion’s Mack Brewington. Noah Eighmey wound up fourth and Jaheim Jackson ninth for the Panthers.
Hunter MacCammon paced Midlakes with a seventh-place outing.
Host Wayne defeated Geneva 25-33 and also conquered Marion and Midlakes. The Eagles prevailed by placing their five scoring runners in the top 10.
Girls: Midlakes eighth-grader Katelyn Wilkes delivered a strong showing, taking second place in 22:27. That was 41 seconds behind Wayne’s Adrianna Behrendt.
Geneva’s Audra Burrall and Ellie Aliperti notched fourth and fifth, respectively.
Wayne produced head-to-head victories against Geneva, Midlakes and an incomplete Marion squad.
At Marcus Whitman
Boys: The host Wildcats posted head-to-head victories against Penn Yan, Clyde-Savannah/Lyons and incomplete East Rochester and Dundee squads.
Aidan Royston paced Marcus Whitman in second place. His time of 18:34 was 21 seconds behind East Rochester’s Gavin Bathgate. Royston’s teammate, Liam Prendergast, was third in 19:10.
CSL’s Michael Fowler (19:33) and Penn Yan’s Ayden Mowry (19:50) rounded out the top five, with Mowry edging Marcus Whitman’s Alex Lyons by a fraction at the finish line. Dundee’s Matt Wood placed seventh.
Girls: Penn Yan’s Joddie Decker (21:51) bested teammate Maci Nicholson by 43 seconds to garner the individual victory, and the Mustangs won the meet by scoring head-to-head wins against Clyde-Savannah/Lyons, Marcus Whitman and an incomplete East Rochester squad.
CSL’s Emma Rath took third in 23:36. Penn Yan’s Grace Murphy was fourth. Emma MacDowell led Marcus Whitman in seventh place.
At Red Jacket
Boys: Newark’s five scoring runners finished in the top 13, and the Reds’ seven entrants all placed in the top 15, to key a 26-33 triumph against Mynderse. Newark also downed Palmyra-Macedon and Red Jacket.
Mynderse standout Hunter Brignall captured first place in 17:43. Newark’s Broden Haltiner was second, 42 seconds behind Brignall. Red Jacket’s Miguel Benito, Mynderse’s Carter Puylara and Newark’s Chip Murphy completed the first five.
Girls: Newark’s Trinity Wells made it two victories in as many weeks, covering Red Jacket’s 3.1-mile layout in 20:41. That was 2 minutes better than runner-up Lauren Case of Palmyra-Macedon.
Mynderse teammates Aayliah Adams and Kaitlyn Hilkert nabbed third and fifth, respectively. Newark’s Olivia Kiley was fourth.
Pal-Mac edged Mynderse 26-29 in the team scoring, and also defeated Newark and Red Jacket.