Track and Field Had Great Showing at Spartan Classic

Photos: Jolie Cunningham

This past Friday night some of the track and field athletes competed in the competitive Spartan Classic at GAC.  Sophomore Sam Webb ran a PR of 4:58 in the 1600. Freshman John Catherman had a great showing in the 9th/10th grade 100 meters.

Juniors Sam and George Adams proved to be the dynamic duo in the 800 meters, going sub 2:00 and going 1-2 in the event.  Sophomore Laura Romig ran a PR in the 800 meters, placing as runner up with a 2:26.

Sophomore Alexander Swann had a great 300 meter hurdle race going when he clipped the top of a hurdle, nearly going down. He quickly recovered and wasn’t far off of his PR. Juniors Payton Payne and Paula Sandoval went 1-2 in the 3200 meters with Payne tying her PR and Sandoval beating her PR and going sub 12:00.

Freshman Edward Blaha went sub 10:00 again in the 3200 meters while freshmen George Blaha and Robert Mallis almost nipped it going 10:01. For Mallis, this was a lifetime PR.

The Knights’ next meet is Wednesday at Riverview where we will celebrate our seniors. Region is the following week over at Westminster on April 25 and 26.

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