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Ticonderoga grad earns All-American status

Lee Berube fourth at national championship race

Lee Berube of Putnam earned All-American honors at the NCAA Division III track and field championships in Claremont, Calif., May 24.

Lee Berube of Putnam earned All-American honors at the NCAA Division III track and field championships in Claremont, Calif., May 24. Photo by Nancy Frasier.

Berube earns All-America

Lee Berube of Putnam earned All-American honors at the NCAA Division III track and field championships in Claremont, Calif., May 24.

Berube, a Ticonderoga High School graduate now running for SUNY-Geneseo, finished fourth in the 10,000-meter run in 30 minutes, 40 seconds. Tim Nelson of the University of Wisconsin at Stout won the race in 30:16.

The top eight finishers in each event at the national championship meet earn All-American status.

It’s the eighth time Berube, a senior, has been an All-American.

Berube holds Geneseo records in the mile, 3,000-meter, 5,000-meter and 10,000-meter runs. He finished second overall at cross-country national championship race this fall.

While at Ticonderoga High Berube dominated Section VII distance running and won the state cross country championship as a senior.

Berube has one race remaining in his college career. He will run in the 5,000-meter race at the national championship meet May 26.

Golf

Moriah led area teams at the Section VII golf championship tournament May 24.

The Vikings recorded a 362 to finish eighth in the event. Saranac won with a 321.

Schroon Lake finished 10th at 387 an Ticonderoga took 13th place with a 446.

Ian Williams and Matt Filler of Schroon topped local individuals.

Williams fired an 83 to finish tied for 14th place, while Filler had an 86 to tie for 20th place.

Keith Ida and Dylan Scozzafava led Moriah.

Ida had an 88 to finish 21st and Scozzafava carded an 89 to tie for 22nd place.

All four golfers advance to the section individual championship round May 25.

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