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Nardelli, Luctamar Make States Again for Lakeland/Panas

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Lakeland/Panas’ Michael Nardelli clears a hurdle at the Section 1 state qualifier meet at Arlington High School. Credits: Paul Andrews
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WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. —  Lakeland/Panas’ Michael Nardelli qualified for states by winning the 110-meter hurdles in a time of 14.83 seconds at the Section 1 state qualifier meet, which took place May 31 and June 1 at Arlington and White Plains High Schools.

He will also compete at states in the 400-meter hurdles, where he placed third at the state qualifiers in 55.62, good enough to meet the state standard.

Josias Luctamar is heading back to states with Nardelli as he won the long jump with a 21-5 1/2.

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The state meet takes place June 8-9 at Cicero-North Syracuse High School.

Ryan Casey was fourth in the pentathlon (2,518) at the state quals. Matt Maja took fourth in the 1,500 while Chris Farrington was sixth in the shot put. Liam Atkins was sixth in the 110-meter hurdles. Kenrick Lee placed eighth in the discus.

The 4x400-meter relay team placed fifth in 3:27.06.

For the girls, the 4x400-meter relay squad was third (4:03.50). Adrianna DeSantis placed fourth in the 400-meter dash (57.96). Taryn Hodge was seventh in the 100-meter hurdles.

Samantha Silverman was second in the pentathlon with 2,417 points for the Yorktown girls. She won the high jump and was second in both the long jump and shot put in the pentathlon.

John Ahearn paced the Husker boys with a fifth in the 1,600 (4:29.30). Kenny Howell was ninth in the long jump.

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