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Herkimer's Williams stays local to run track at Houghton College

Williams ran three years of indoor and outdoor track and soccer for the Magicians.

Posted: Jun 6, 2020 11:51 PM

Herkimer, NY - Herkimer high school’s Zachary Williams is taking his talents to Houghton College this fall.

This year would have been Williams fourth year on the varsity boys outdoor track team at Herkimer before the coronavirus forced spring sports seasons to cancel. He also ran indoor track for three years on varsity.

His junior year, Williams and his teammates won the Center State Conference championship and the Section III Class C title in the 4x100 relay.

A two-sport athlete, Williams played three years of varsity soccer for the Magicians. As a goalie, he assisted his team to a league title and was ranked second in Section III with 138 career saves.

At Houghton Williams will run Division III track and field and major in biology.

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