Track teams get first wins

W hitehall’s boys and girls track teams picked up their first wins of the season, going 2-1 in a meet against Greenwich, Cambridge, and Waldorf on Tuesday afternoon.

Dave Rich led the boys with four top-three finishes, including two wins, and Tyler Perry and Tyler Sweenor each added wins for Whitehall.

Rich won the 110-meter hurdles and the pole vault, and finished second in the 200-meter dash, and third in the long jump.

Perry won the 100-meter dash, edging out Greenwich’s Matt Clauss by a 10th of a second, and added a second-place finish in the 800 run. Sweenor won the 400 hurdles and finished second in the triple jump.

Zach Diekel recorded a pair of second place finishes in the throwing events and David Greenough finished second in the high jump.

Kendra Rocque, Rebecca Lavin and Kassi VanGuilder each won events for the girls.
Rocque won the 200 dash by a comfortable margin and finished third in the 100.

VanGuilder continued a strong season with a first-place finish in the high jump and Rebecca Lavin won the girls high jump, finished second in the triple jump and third in the 800 run.

Caitlyn Sanford added a second-place finish in the long jump and three third-place finishes (triple jump, 200 meter dash, high jump), and Olivia Sweeney was third in the discus.

Greenwich swept both the boys and girls meets.

The teams will compete in the Hudson Fall Invitational at 10 a.m. on Saturday.



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