Mt. Pisgah Track Meet 03-07-18
Yesterday, the varsity track and field team had the privilege of competing at Mt. Pisgah and every student-athlete learned, improved, and enjoyed the esprit de corps and camaraderie of our teams. In the 100m dash, Alecta Feely placed 15th in 17.97, while Roman Lawlor and Joseph Matsumoto placed 10th and 12th, respectively, running 13.90 and 13.97 in the boys’ race. In the 200m dash, Brandy Michelle placed 13th in 36.72, while Jordan McGuffey earned 14th at 47.70. On the boys’ side, Nick Smith placed 12th in 32.60. In the 400m, Natalia Hoeve placed 5th at 1:39.70, while Jordan McGuffey earned 6th with a 2:03.32. Meanwhile, Shane Hendrickson placed 6th for the lads, in 66.96. In the 800m run, Esther Buckingham ran a 3:25.41 to place 6th, whereas Larry Orsini won the boys race with 2:18.70, and Will Conroy earned bronze with his 2:34.67. In the coveted 1600m, Esther Buckingham earned 8th with a 7:04.81. For the boys, Larry Orsini won again with a stellar sub five minute mile at 4:59, while senior veteran Turner Bynum placed third with a 5:44 mile. In the 3200m, Cougars Larry Orsini and Turner Bynum ran second and third, respectively, with a 10:59 and a 12:50. In the 300m intermediate hurdles, Turner Bynum earned 3rd in 54.25, while Joe Matsumoto placed 4th in 57.28. In the 4X100m relay, the contingency of Finnell, Feely, Lingle and Hoeve placed 4th in 1:11.53. The boys competed gamely in the 4X400m relay, placing second with a time of 4:32.10 (Bynum, Hendrickson, Conroy and Orsini). Unfortunately, Eric Vogel fouled on all three attempts in the long jump, but, did wrangle a 4th place with a hop, step and jump of 25’ 08”. In the shot, Brandy Michelle Finnell placed 5th with a heave of 20’10”. On the boys’ team, Tommy Ingle put the shot 23’07” for 11th, while Toby Nwokedi earned 12th with a put of 21’ 11”. In the discus throw, Tommy Ingle placed 5th with a toss of 67’ while mate Toby Nwokedi earned 8th with a 44’08” effort. Thank you for your support of our aspiring charges. We look forward to competing at Riley Field next Saturday on St. Patrick’s Day beginning at 8:30AM.