CoEd Indoor Track
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SOUTH LAKES DOMINATES DAY 1 OF LIBERTY DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP
South Lakes High School opened Day 1 of the Liberty District Indoor Track and Field Championships winning 10 of the 12 events contested here at the Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex in Landover, MD.
Sophomore Hannah Waller and junior Stevie Jones were double winners in the same events. Waller won the girls 55 meter dash in 6.99 and the long jump (17-05.00). Jones took the boys 55 meter dash title with a 6.67 and had a leap of 20-08.00 to win the long jump.
Sophomore Mary Gregory won the 500 meters in 1:16.79 and also finished sixth in the pole vault (6-09.00). Junior Isabelle Gulgert (11:51.07) and senior Sean Casey (10:00.22) won their divisions of the 3,200 meter run.
Led by senior Alex Wallace, the SLHS boys swept the 500 meter dash. Wallace won the event 1:07.18 followed closely by senior John Eggeman (1:07.48, 2nd) and sophomore David Ramirez (1:11.11, 3rd).
The 4x800 meter relays kicked off the Day 1 running events with SLHS boys team of seniors Peter Delmolino, Alex Loukili and juniors Nicky Gryski and Calvin Warstler winning the race in 8:23.76. Senior Reagan Tobias teamed with sophomores Caitlyn Morris, Beth Matthews and Emily Lannen for second in the girls division (10:01.65).
Other notable Day 1 performances from SLHS include:
- Sophomores Rhema Konadu (7.63, 2nd) and Alyssa Smith (7.83, 6th) in the 55 meters.
- Seniors Kojo Kumi-Darfour (9.04, 2nd) and Caelan Nzamba (9.27, 6th) in the 55 meter hurdles.
- Junior Alana Pardo (9.82, 3rd) in the 55 meter hurdles.
- Senior Ammar Faroun in the long jump (17-11.75, 4th) and pole vault (11-06.00, 5th)
- Sophomore Asher Levy-Mayers (11-06.00, 4th) and senior Mikko Laquindanum (11-00.00 6th) in the pole vault.
- Senior Aly Rayle in the 500 meters (1:21.64, 6th).
- Sophomore Olivia Abbey (7-09.00, 4th) and freshman Molly Shapiro (7-03.00, 5th) in the pole vault.
- Senior Olivia Beckner (12:03.46, 2nd) and sophomore Marissa Banga (12:13.66, 4th) in the 3,200 meters.
Going into today’s final day of the meet, the SLHS girls’ team leads the six-team district with 82.5 points. Langley is second with 54, followed by Washington-Lee (32), McLean (26.5), Herndon (16) and Yorktown (5).
On the boys’ side, the Seahawks are leading with 83.3333 points followed by Langley (52.3333), Herndon (36.3333), Washington-Lee (24), Yorktown (13) and McLean (8).