For history buffs of the Empire State Games, it was never a surprise to see the name Dave McFadgen on a winner's list in track and field.

For history buffs of the Empire State Games, it was never a surprise to see the name Dave McFadgen on a winner's list in track and field.

From 1982-95 McFadgen won 11 triple jump and seven long jump titles, making him one of the most decorated athletes in Games history.

You can add another David McFadgen to the golden list — his son. The Newburgh Free Academy graduate jumped 49 feet, 10 inches to win the open men's triple jump competition yesterday at Mount Vernon High School.

Nicole Rozario of Middletown won the scholastic women's 2,000-meter steeplechase. The Pine Bush junior won by seven seconds in 7 minutes, 19.72 seconds.

Garrett Grey of Grahamsville won the scholastic men's hammer throw. The Tri-Valley student edged Monroe-Woodbury's Vincent Torrisi by about a foot, winning with a toss of 164-4¾.

The Cornwall High School girls' team has a lot to celebrate as Adrienn La Chance won the pole vault with a leap of 11-8¾ and Kelsey Branch took third at 10-5.

Alex Leuchanka of Warwick won the scholastic 10,000-meter run in 33:44.40, 65 seconds ahead of the field. Michael Thompson of Shokan was third in the scholastic pole vault at 12-11½.

In masters action, Peter Wells of Ulster Park won the 10K race walk (55-59 age division) in 1:08:01 and Edoardo Sorrenti (60-64) was second.

Eric Culver of New Paltz won three open men's medals: a gold in the 800-meter freestyle (9:06.09), a silver in the 800 free relay and a bronze in the 200 free (2:03.89). Christian Muller of Walden won the 100 breaststroke in the scholastic meet.

Hudson Valley opened with a 3-2 loss to Central. Kiera Fox of New Windsor and Sara Beck of Milton each had two hits in the setback.

John S. Burke Catholic standout Emily Stallings of Newburgh scored two points in Hudson Valley's 77-37 rout of Long Island in scholastic women's action. The open women downed Long Island 88-62. Marist guard Julianne Viani had 10 points and Jaimie McFarlin of Monroe scored three.

The open men beat Central 80-77. Ryan Schneider, prepped to make his Marist debut this fall, scored 26 points and teammate Ryan Stilphen had nine. Jason Boone of Sugar Loaf had 12. Sam Simmons of Newburgh scored 10 points for Adirondack, an 85-71 loser to Long Island.

Hudson Valley took home a pair of bronze medals in women's and men's trio competition. Pat Tarsio III of Marlboro, Rebekah Diers of Kingston and Patti TeNyenhuis of Saugerties claimed the medals.

Kaare Stokdale of Kingston was the only highlight on an otherwise bleak opening day for tri-county wrestlers. Stokdale won his first three matches in the Greco-Roman scholastic competition. Stokdale swept two periods from Josh Rood of Western, Zeke Thompson of Central and Tim Monaghan of New York in the 115-pound division. He was then beaten two periods to one by Jonathan Murray of Long Island.

Jenna Hanson and William Kautz, both of Middletown, won a bronze medal in a scholastic air rifle team match.

The men opened with 4-1 wins over New York and Long Island. Elliot Fanshel of Kingston won twice, but needed a pro-set in his second match. Matt Burns of Middletown posted a straight-set win at No. 3 in the New York match. Daniel Levine of Highland Mills and Corey Zoutman of Chester won at second doubles against New York but lost the second match. Mike Pfister and David Pfister of Stone Ridge lost to New York but beat the Island.

The women breezed to a 5-0 win over New York and then downed Long Island 4-1. Faith Broderick of Washingtonville won twice in straight sets at No. 2.

Also winning twice were Danielle Crill of Cornwall and Elora Benfer of Milton at first doubles and the No. 2 team of Gabriela Murphy Goldberg of Walden and Christine Krasinski of Pine Island.

Tucker Nathans of Warwick scored the first goal as the open men's team beat Central 2-1. The scholastic men lost to New York 3-1.

The men's team rolled to a 5-1 opening win over Long Island. Chris Cerbino of Highland scored twice, including the game-winner early in the first period. The women lost to Long Island 4-3.

Rondout Valley standout Erin Koonz scored the third goal as Hudson Valley beat Central 4-0, in its opening match. Koonz scored the first goal in the nightcap in a 2-0 win over Long Island.

The Hudson Valley scholastic women placed fifth in the team competition. Becca Rooney of Middletown placed eighth on the balance beam, and advances to tomorrow's event finals.

Jesse Bicknell of Westtown is in first place (scholastic) and Brian Bolstad of Highland was in third (open) after the voluntary rounds in 3-meter diving.