Track Finishes Strong at Meet of Champions–6 Athletes to Compete at State Championships

On another cold and windy Friday and Saturday, this time in Dublin, the boys and girls track teams competed strongly against the North Coast Section competitors, with the boys finishing third place overall and the girls finishing fourteenth.

Individual performances were the order of the day, and our athletes came up strong, with six athletes qualifying for the state championships:

Natalie Lyons-Long Jump 1st place (18’6″ PR)

Trevor Rogers-Long Jump 1st place (24’2″), 200m 2nd place

Paul Kuhner-100m 2nd place (10.50)

Deonte Littlejohn-Discus 3rd place (157’3″ PR)

Boys 4×100 Relay team-1st place (Colin Glick, Paul Kuhner, Matthew Schwarz and Trevor Rogers) in a spectacular come from behind, we’re going to win, finish!

Other point scoring performances were:

Olivia Williams-5th place 3200 and 6th place 1600

Haley Chelemedos-5th place High Jump

Logan Farzan-6th place 1600 (4:20.09 PR and 4th best ACA mark)

Also Dons performing strongly at the event were:

Ace Reeder-11th in the triple jump and 12th long jump 

Illias Kaplanes-Jones-13th long jump

Megan Yee-13th 800, 14th 1600 (prelims)

Neve Murphy-15th 1600 (prelims)

Good luck to our qualifying Dons at the State Championships!