THE SPORTS REPORTS: CORNING'S LAWSON, TIOGA'S MACUMBER NAMED ZIFF LAW FIRM REGIONAL 'ATHLETES OF THE WEEK'
(2022-11-14)The Sports Reports
Corning junior Sarah Lawson turned in a
top-10 performance at the New York State, Class A cross country
championships, while Tioga junior Drew Macumber had a career game to
lead the Tigers to a Section IV, Class D football title. They are The Sports Reports
/ Ziff Law Firm
Regional “Athletes of the Week,” for the week ending Nov. 12.
(Note: This is the final Regional “Athlete of the Week” of the fall season.)CORNING’S LAWSON NAMED GIRLS REGIONAL “ATHLETE OF THE WEEK”
was a 12th-place finisher at states as a sophomore. On Saturday at the
NYSPHSAA Class A Championships, she cut that number in half, finishing
sixth in 18:44.
Not only was Lawson sixth in Class A, she had the
eighth best time of any runner in any of the four classes in the state.
a total of 459 runners between the four state races.
On top of
her sixth-place finish individually, Lawson led the Hawks to a
fourth-place finish as a team, matching the best finish ever by the
Corning girls at the NYSPHSAA Cross Country Championships.Honorable mentions were:
Waverly’s Elizabeth Vaughn (cross country), and Owego’s Jaelyn Chrysler (cross country).TIOGA’S MACUMBER NAMED BOYS REGIONAL “ATHLETE OF THE WEEK”
rushed for 199 yards and three TDs to lead Tioga in a 42-14 win over
Delhi in the Section IV, Class D championship game.
It was Macumber’s third straight 100-yard plus game, and fourth on the season. He now has 1,047 yards on the season.
Macumber also recorded eight tackles in the win.Honorable mentions were:
Gabe Cornfield (cross country), Waverly’s Joey Tomasso (football),
Canton’s Riley Parker (football), and SVEC’s Jon Garrison (cross
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