Congratulations to freshman Ella Michelitch who won the recent NYSPHSAA Championship in the girls high jump event, equaling her freshman class record of 5’9.” She was a runner-up last spring as an eighth-grader.
The varsity boys and girls outdoor track & field teams also fared well in state competition:
- Kessler Hirsch ran eight total races via the preliminaries, class finals and federation championships, finishing third-place in both the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes, followed by eighth and sixth place finishes in the federation championships.
- The 4×100 squad of Rihanna Burgher, Sierra Jones and Zoey Terpak, anchored by Hirsch, advanced to the federation championship after winning their heat and earning a fifth-place finish in the class finals, placing eighth in the federation.
- The girls team compiled a total of 11 points in the federation championship merge, finishing third among Section IX representatives and 18th of 67 scoring teams.
- Junior Gavin Rossi placed 10th place in both the 800-meter and 1600-meter federation championships, placing eighth and ninth among competitors. His times of 1:55.27 and 4:17.81 also eclipsed the program record.