Leading off today:
Mount Sinai senior Ken Wei
completed his high school track and field career in style On Saturday, winning the Federation 110-meter hurdles championship Saturday during the state meet in Middletown.
Wei's time of 13.86 seconds into a headwind completed a weekend of five victories.
"At our division meet, there was a huge tailwind and I ran 13.89," Wei said. "I was very happy about that. But, it was wind-assisted and doesn't really count in the record books and stuff. Today, I ran faster than that into a headwind. I (set a personal best) and I'm very happy."
Wei also won a Federation title in the long jump with a leap of 23-3 and was third in the triple jump. He won all three events in the NYSPHSAA Division II meet over the weekend.
Our Lady of Lourdes senior Jaheim Jones capped a sweep of sprint titles. After winning the Division II 100 and 200 finals Friday, be doubled again Saturday in the Federation races with times of :10.60 and :21.13.
Meanwhile, Maine-Endwell senior Parker Stokes repeated as 3,000 steeplechase winner, dominating the field with a time of 9:02.48 to shave more than three seconds off his Section 4-record time of a year ago.
Stokes kicked home with a 65.41-second bell lap. His sophomore sister Lindsey Stokes placed third in the Division II girls steeplechase.
Other boys highlights:
• Whitman's Jack Poplawski won his second consecutive pentathlon championship with 3,477 points, capping the competition with a time of 4:21.79 to finish first in the 1,500 meters.
• Jon Surdej of Lancaster, already a two-time indoor champ on the shot put, added his second outdoor Federation crown to his trophy case with a heave of 62-8.25, more than six feet clear of the competition.
• Northport's Sean Ryan won the 1,600 in 4:10.78 after overtaking Bronxville's Alex Rizzo (4:12.36) halfway down the homestretch.
"I was holding back a little bit, but (Rizzo) definitely surged because he knew I was there," Ryan said. "In the end, he was definitely a little tired and I felt a lot stronger than he was feeling. ... It's all arms and staring at that finish line."
• Huntington's 1,600 relay of C.J. Kiviat, Anthony Joseph, Justin Stevens, and Johnathan Smith doubled down on its indoor state championship by winning the outdoors crown in 3:14.95.
Smith was even with Newburgh Free Academy's Ryler Gould when he received the final handoff and ran a :47.52 anchor leg.
Sweeps in girls sprints: Vestal's Tia Jones made it a sweep of Division I 100 and 200 dashes. Her performance included a Section 4 record of :24.24 seconds, bettering her own 2016 mark. The Golden Bears senior was the NYSPHSAA indoor 55-meter champion in March.
The Division II sprints as well as the Federation crowns belonged to 12-year-old Jada Kenner, the Buffalo Tapestry Charter seventh-grader who's had an exceptional start to her scholastic career.
Her Division I finals times of :11.94 and :24.25 fended off Mia D'Ambrosio of Schalmont. In the Federation races, Kenner won in 11:90 and :23.83.
"It feels amazing," said Kenner, who win the state indoor