Varsity Cross Country
Cross Country Season Ends With 2 Top 10 Finishes At Sectionals
November 3, 2017
BEMUS POINT -- On Friday, the Cross Country team travelled to Bemus Point to compete in sectionals. The boys placed 3rd in the Class D race. Ian Dilorenzo placed 9th overall. DiLorenzo missed advancing to the state meet by 1 place. Andrew Jenks was 13th, Aidan O'Shea 15th, Dom Clementi 17th, Adam Wagner 18th, Adam Woodworth 25th, and Dan Ober was 27th.
The girls placed 5th with Gabby Baker running lights out to finish in 10th. Serena Harris was 14th, Ellie Voss 33rd, Chloe Goodlander 36th, Jessica Haseley 38th, and Bridget Moeller was 39th.
7 runners had personal best times: DiLorenzo, O'Shea, Clementi, Ober, Baker, Harris and Voss.
Baker & DiLorenzo Finish As First Teamers At All League Meet
October 28, 2017
WATERPORT -- On Saturday, the Cross Country team traveled to Lakeside Beach State Park run in the Niagara-Orleans All League Meet.
The girls avenged 2 regular season losses by grabbing wins over both Medina and Wilson. Gabby Baker made 1st Team All League by placing 6th overall. This is just the 3rd time a girl has been 1st Team while Mr. DerSarkissian has been coach.
In her first Cross Country season, Serena Harris placed 12th overall to make 2nd Team. Elinore Voss placed 34th, Chloe Goodlander 48th, Rebecca Pisarski 49th, Jessica Haseley 54th, and Bridget Moeller was 57th. The girls finished the season with 2 wins and 10 losses.
The boys ran very well with Ian DiLorenzo placing 3rd overall and making 1st Team in his first season. Making 2nd Team were Drew Jenks in 9th, Aidan O'Shea 13th, and Dom Clementi placed 14th. Adam Wagner placed 17th and received Honorable Mention recognition. The boys suffered just 1 loss and closed out the league season with a record of 10-2 losses. The 10-year league record for the boys team is 132 wins and only 4 losses.
Out of 54 runners on Saturday, 34 runners avenged regular season losses, while 7 people finished in their projected spots, based on the regular season. Tyler Cirillo avenged 26 regular season losses.
The following 7 runners earned personal best times: Voss, Haseley, Dan Ober, Nick Guevara, Andy Callaghan, Logan Harris, and Cirillo.
Varsity Boys Sweep Meet Versus Roy-Hart & Medina
October 17, 2017
BARKER -- On Tuesday the Cross Country team hosted Medina and Roy-Hart. The girls lost to both teams by a small margin. Gabby Baker placed 2nd overall, Serena Harris was 4th, Ellie Voss placed 11th. The boys came away with 2 wins to up their league record to 5-1. The boys defeated Medina 28-31 and Roy-Hart 19-43. Placing 2nd overall was Peter DiLorenzo. Drew Jenks was 6th, Adam Wagner 7th, Dom Clementi 8th, Adam Woodworth 9th, Aidan O'Shea 10th, and Zach Richbart was 12th.
The following 14 runners earned a personal best time: DiLorenzo, Clementi, Nick Guevara, Bobby Mason, Logan Harris, Ethan Greenwald, Ryan Stevener, Zach Lawson, Christian Young, Noah Bowerman, Jon Misuti, Voss, Bridget Moeller, and Rachel Haseley.
Ober Wins JV Race At Tully Invitational
October 14, 2017
TULLY -- On Saturday, the Cross Country team traveled to Section III to compete at the Tully Invitational located south of Syracuse. The JV Boys placed first taking 15 of the top 20 places. Dan Ober was 1st, Austin Sullivan 2nd, Joey Baronich 3rd, Nick Guevara 4th, and Andy Callaghan was 6th.
The Varsity Girls placed 4th. Gabby Baker was 5th, Serena Harris 7th, Elinore Voss 25th, Rebecca Pisarski 42nd, and Chloe Goodland was 43rd.
The Varsity Boys placed 3rd but only 7 points separated the top 3 teams. Ian DiLorenzo placed 3rd overall. Drew Jenks was 9th, Aidan O'Shea 14th, Adam Wagner 17th and Adam Woodworth was 23rd.
Personal best times were achieved by: Harris, Voss, Bridget Moeller, Ober, Sullivan, Alex Jenks, Max Meister, Keith Robison, Tyler Cirillo, Zach Lawson, Jon Pestinger, and Christian Young.
The last home meet is on Tuesday, October 17th and is Senior Recognition. The first race is at 4:45.
Jenks Finishes In 3rd At Albion
October 10, 2017
ALBION -- On Tuesday the Cross Country team traveled to Albion to run against the Purple Eagles and the Akron Tigers. The girls team lost to both schools, but were led by Gabby Baker placing 3rd overall while Serena Harris placed 5th.
The boys won 21-40 over Akron and 16-47 over Albion. Leading Barker and placing 1st overall was Peter DiLorenzo. Drew Jenks placed 3rd, Adam Woodworth 4th, Aidan O'Shea 6th, Zach Richbart 8th, Adam Wagner 9th, and Dan Ober was 10th. Ryan Stevener had a personal best time.
Harris Grabs Second Barker Spot Against Newfane
October 3, 2017
BARKER -- On Tuesday the Cross Country team hosted the Newfane Panthers. Both the boys and girls teams suffered losses, but many runners had personal best times. Leading the boys team and shattering his previous best time was Peter DiLorenzo in 3rd place overall. Adam Woodworth was 7th, Drew Jenks 9th, Aidan O'Shea 11th, Adam Wagner 12th, Zach Richbart 14th, and Anthony Leising was 16th.
Leading the girls’ team in 6th place was Gabby Baker followed by Serena Harris in 7th place. Ellie Voss was 12th, Chloe Goodlander 13th, Jessica Haseley 15th, and Becca Pisarski was 17th.
The following 21 runners had personal best times: DiLorenzo, Woodworth, O'Shea, Richbart, Leising, Austin Sullivan, Nick Guevara, Andy Callaghan, Rob Mason, Luca Spagnolo, Ethan Greenwald, Max Meister, Thomas Jowdy, Michael Dalton, Keith Robison, Ryan Stevener, Zach Lawson, Noah Bowerman, Jon Misuti, Bridgett Moeller, and Rachel Haseley.
Leising Cracks Top 10 At McQuaid
September 30, 2017
ROCHESTER -- On Saturday, the Cross Country team ran at the McQuaid Invitational in Rochester. The Varsity girls placed 12th of 30 schools. Out of 305 runners, Gabby Baker placed 14th, Serena Harris was 26th, Ellie Voss was 143rd, Chloe Goodlander was 196th, and Jessica Haseley was 204th.
The JV boys placed an impressive 2nd of 35 schools. Leading Barker was Anthony Leising who was 9th of 377 runners. Austin Sullivan was 11th, Zach Richbart was 14th, Logan Harris was 30th, and Joey Baronich was 31st.
The Varsity boys finished in 6th place in a race with 44 schools. Leading Barker in 59th place out of 346 runners was Peter DiLorenzo. Andrew Jenks was 62nd, Aidan O'shea 69th, Adam Woodworth 71st, Adam Wagner 80th, Dan Ober 130th, and Dom Clementi was 157th.
There were 25 personal best times: Leising, Sullivan, Richbart, Logan Harris, Joey Baronich, Nick Guerara, Andy Callaghan, Alex Jenks, Luca Spagnolo, Ethan Greenwald, Keith Robison, Thomas Jowdy, Tyler Cirillo, Michael Dalton, Ryan Stevener, Zach Lawson, Noah Bowerman, Jon Musitu Heras, DiLorenzo, Woodworth, Danny Ober, Christian Young, Baker, Harris, and Voss.
The running Raiders will race against the Newfane Panthers at home on Tuesday. The first race is at 4:45 PM.
Cross Country Splits At Wilson
September 26, 2017
WILSON -- Tuesday the Cross Country team opened up league competition at Wilson. The boys won a very close meet 27-31. Leading Barker, in 2nd place overall, was Ian DiLorenzo. Aidan O'Shea was 4th, Adam Woodworth 6th, Adam Wagner 7th, Drew Jenks 8th, Dom Clementi 9th, and Danny Ober was 11th.
The girls lost a close one 31-25. Gabby Baker led all runners and placed 1st. Serena Harris was 2nd, Chloe Goodlander 8th, Jessica Haseley 9th, and Becca Pisarski was 11th.
The following had personal best times: Ober, Nick Guevara, Andy Callaghan, Thomas Jowdy, Keith Robison, Michael Dalton, Tyler Cirillo, Noah Bowerman, Rachel Haseley, and Jon Musitu.
DiLorenzo Top Runner For Barker At Wayne Invitational
September 16, 2017
ONTARIO -- On Saturday, the Cross Country team traveled to Wayne Central School to run in the Wayne Invitational which serves as a prestate meet.
The JV Boys placed an impressive 3rd of 20 schools with Danny Ober leading Barker in 12th place out of 169 runners. Anthony Leising was 14th, Austin Sullivan 17th, Joey Baronich 19th and Logan Harris was 24th.
The Varsity Girls placed 6th of 16 teams. Leading Barker was Gabby Baker in 25th of 132 runners. Serena Harris in 26th, Ellie Voss 57th, Chloe Goodland 83rd, Jessica Haseley 90th and Rebecca Pisarski was 91st.
The Varsity Boys placed 7th of 25 teams. Leading the way for Barker was Peter DiLorenzo in 27th of 178 runners. Aidan O'Shea was 52nd, Adam Woodworth 58th, Adam Wagner 61st, Dom Clementi 62nd, Drew Jenks 66th and Zack Richbart was 72nd.
Bridget Moeller, Andy Callaghan, and Ober all had personal best times.
Baker In Top 25 At Red Dragon Invitational
September 9, 2017
BEMUS POINT -- The Cross Country team opened the season on Saturday at the Red Dragon Invitational, 2.5 hours away in Bemis Point. The Varsity Boys placed 7th of 19 schools with Peter DiLorenzo placing 28th of 155 runners. Aidan O'Shea placed 39th, Dom Clementi was 40th, Drew Jenks 44th, Adam Woodworth 50th, Zach Richbart 53rd, and Adam Wagner was 54th.
The Varsity Girls were led by Gabby Baker placing 23rd out of 107 runners. Serena Harris placed 32nd, and Ellie Voss placed 84th.
The JV Boys ran against all schools including large schools and placed 6th of 23 schools. They only lost to very large class A schools. Leading Barker in 19th of 240 runners was Anthony Leising. Austin Sullivan was 21st, Logan Harris 41st, Robert Mason 57th, Dan Ober 60th, Alex Jenks 70th, and Nick Guevara was 73rd.
The following 21 runners earned a personal best time: Leising, Sullivan, Logan Harris, Mason, Ober, Alex Jenks, Guevara, Luca Spagnolo, Tyler Cirillo, Thomas Jowdy, Richbart, Zach Lawson, Michael Dalton, Ryan Stevener, Christian Young, Noah Bowerman, Bridgette Moeller, Serena Harris, DiLorenzo, Aidan O'Shea, and Dom Clementi.
Baker Leads Way For Girls Cross Country At Pre-State Meet Invitational
September 24, 2016
Varsity Boys Claim Second At Alden Stampede
QUEENSBURY -- Saturday the Cross Country team traveled to Queensbury to compete in the New York State Meet. The boys had a valiant effort and placed 3rd in Class D. In a very competitive field, Hayden Hathaway led all Barker runners and placed 28th with a personal best time of 16:51. The race included the 120 best Class D runners in New York. Sergio Cruz placed 39th in a personal best time of 17:12.7, Bryce Moeller placed 40th in a season best time of 17:17.2, Doug Bachman placed 51st in a personal best time of 17:30.1, Casey Webb placed 58th in a season best time of 17:39.1, Dustin Walters placed 66th tying his personal best time of 17:59.8, and Christopher Sweeney placed 69th in a personal best time of 18:02.9. The boys end their season with an overall record of 94 wins and only 4 losses.
Katie Przybyl also participated in her 3rd State Championship and ran her best time of the year to placed 43rd in time of 20:42.9.
Przybyl And Boys Cross Country Team Going To New York State Meet
November 1, 2013
The boys team won their 7th consecutive sectional championship with a very low total of 26 points. Second place Sherman finished with 56 points. Leading the way for the Raiders was Bryce Moeller in 2nd, Sergio Cruz 3rd, Hayden Hathaway 4th, Casey Webb 6th, Dustin Walters 11th, Christopher Sweeney 13th, and Doug Bachman was 15th.
5 runners ran personal best times on a course that was very muddy: Jenks, Baker, Robison, Wagner and Hathaway.
WATERPORT -- The Cross Country team travelled to Lakeside Beach State Park on Saturday for the Niagara-Orleans League championships. The girls team pulled off a third place finish out of eight schools and ended the league season with an impressive 10-4 record. Leading the way and earning 2nd Team All League honors was Katie Przybyl. Przybyl was 9th out of 63 runners. Melissa Pestinger, Emma Jenks, and Gabrielle Baker were Honorable Mention as they finished in 15th, 18th, and 19th place respectively. Paige Wagner was 32nd, Natalie Regling 37th, and Kamilah Robison 39th.
The boys regained their league championship and finished the season 14-0 in the league. Barker scored a low 17 points. Second place was good for 81. This is the lowest point total since 2000, and maybe ever at the N-O League meet. The boys dominated the race by placing 10 of the top 20 runners. Leading the way and running to an individual league championship was Sergio Cruz who was 1st of 100 runners. Cruz along with Bryce Moeller in 2nd, Hayden Hathaway in 3rd, Casey Webb in 4th and Doug Bachman in 7th were all 1st team runners. This was a team best of First Team members when seven runners have competed for Barker. Taking 2nd Team honors was Christopher Sweeney in 8th, Dusty Walters in 10th, and Tanner Gregoire in 12th. Honorable Mention went to Nolan Bouchane in 16th, and Brent Bachman in 20th. The boys have a season record of 82 wins and 2 losses.
The team will travel Friday to Long Point State Park in Bemus Point to compete in the Section VI Championships. The boys are looking to capture their 7th sectional championship in a row.
The following runners earned personal best times: Melissa Pestinger, Emma Jenks, Gabby Baker, Paige Wagner, Zach Richbart, Matt Pestinger, Drew Jenks, Ryan Voss, and Ben Schian.
The girls stormed to a 15-50 win over CSAT and defeated Wilson 19-39. Barker took 5 of the top 6 places. Katie Przybyl was 1st, Melissa Pestinger was 3rd, Gabby Baker 4th, Mary Rounds 5th, and Alaina Israel was 6th. The girls now have 5 wins and 1 loss in the league.
The boys notched perfect scores of 15-50 over both CSAT and Wilson to improve their league record to 6-0. The boys took the top 8 places. Sergion Cruz was 1st, Casey Webb 2nd, Doug Bachman 3rd, Dusty Walters 4th, Christopher Sweeney 5th, Tanner Gregoire 6th, Nolan Bouchane 7th, and Brent Bachman was 8th.
The following runners had a personal best time: Doug Bachman, Walters, Sweeney, Gregoire, Brent Bachman, John Page, Morgan Fay, Drew Jenks, Ryan Voss, Collin Stevener, Ben Schian, Kyle Moeller, Matt Pestinger, Melissa Pestinger, Baker, Israel, Kamilah Robison, Paige Wagner, and Carolyn Merlin.
The Boys team ran to two more victories with a perfect score victory of 15 to 50 over Albion and took a 17-46 decision from Medina. Sergio Cruz placed 1st, Bryce Moeller was 2nd, Casey Webb 3rd, Hayden Hathaway 5th, Dusty Walters 6th, Doug Bachman 7th, and Tanner Gregoire was 8th. The boys are a perfect 4-0 in the league.
The Varsity Boys ran in the small schools seeded race which is a race for the best schools to compete in. Barker was an impressive 3rd out of 24 schools. The race included 173 runners. Sergio Cruz placed 17th, Bryce Moeller 20th, Casey Webb 33rd, Hayden Hathaway 42nd, Doug Bachman 49th, Dusty Walters 50th and Nolan Bouchane was 82nd. The team currently boast a record of 58-2. Cruz, Moeller, Webb, Hathaway, Bachman and Walters all registered personal best times.
NEWFANE -- Tuesday the Cross Country team opened their league season with the Roy-Hart Rams and the host Panthers at Newfane. The girls team split the meet with a 7 point win over Roy-Hart while losing to Newfane. Leading the way with an improved time was Katie Przybyl in 3rd place. Emma Jenks was 8th, Melissa Pestinger 10th, Liz Luckman 13th, Alaina Israel 18th, Kamilah Robison 19th, and Mary Rounds was in 20th to take the final of seven spots for Barker.
QUEENSBURY -- On Saturday, the Cross Country team travelled 5.5 hours across the state to compete in the Queensbury invitational which is also the site of the New York State Meet this fall. There were many good performances from the Barker representatives. Topping off the day was the Varsity Boys team who defended their 1st place finish from a year ago and captured the title. 25 teams were competing for that honor. Leading the way was Sergio Cruz in 12th, Bryce Moeller 15th, Casey Webb 30th, Dustin Walters 40th, Doug Bachman 51st, Hayden Hathaway 55th, and Chris Sweeney was 88th. There were 172 runners in the race. The win keeps Barker at the top of the list of Class D schools in New York State. The team is currently undefeated with 35 wins in their two invitationals.
The JV boys had a good showing with a 6th place finish and racing against much larger schools. Out of 206 runners, Nolan Bouchane led the charge in 35th. Tanner Gregoire was 38th, Jack Hopkins 43rd, Brent Bachman 44th and Carter Pisarski was 60th.
The JV Girls ran against some large schools and placed 8th overall. Out of 160 runners, Natalie Regling placed 79th, Alaina Israel was 91st, Kamilah Robison 95th, Paige Wagner 98th, and Carolyn Merlin was 113th. Paige Sandolfini ran in her first race and did a nice job.
Earning a personal best time was Baker, Luckman, Regling, Sandolfini, Wagner, Gregoire, Matthew Pestinger, Ryan Voss, Kyle Moeller, Collin Stevener, Zachary Richbart.
League meets begin on Tuesday when the teams will travel to Newfane to run against the Panthers and the Roy-Hart Rams.
The JV Girls had Gaby Baker in 12th, Natalie Regling in 17th, Paige Wagner in 34th, and Carolyn Merlin in 36th.
The Varsity girls placed seventh. Leading the way was Katie Przybyl in 17th, Melissa Pestinger was 21st, Emma Jenks 22nd, Mary Rounds 49th, Sabrina Harris 51st, Kamilah Robison 52nd, and Alaina Israel 53rd.
The Varsity Boys placed 1st. Leading the way for the Raiders was Sergio Cruz in 5th, Bryce Moeller 7th, Casey Webb 11th, Doug Bachman 18th, Dustin Walters 19th, Hayden Hathaway 24th, Nolan Bouchane 30th, Brent Bachman 33rd, and Tanner Gregoire 39th.
Cross Country Competes At Lakeside Beach
The boys dominated their two races with identical scores of 19-42. The boys team is now 6-1 in the Niagara Orleans League. Jordan Bender won the race in a time of 16:45. Bryce Moeller was 3rd, Casey Webb 5th, Hayden Hathaway 6th, and Sergio Cruz was 8th. The entire team ran well, but special recognition goes to Chris Sweeney, Mike Schian, and Dusty Walters for getting personal best times.
The girls placed 12th with Katie Przybyl placing 19th out of 114 girls. Sabrina Harris was 59th, Melissa Pestinger 75th, Alaina Israel 88th, and Emma Jenks 93rd.
The JV boys placed 12th with Hayden Hathaway leading the way placing 44th out of 277 runners. Chris Sweeney was 98th, Carter Pisarski 121st, Nick Israel 167th, and Seth Rusell 202nd. The teams are back in action on Tuesday as league competition begins with a race against CSAT and Medina at Medina.