Individuals show strength for track team

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Whitehall’s track team won four individual events and had a bevy of top-three finishes in its first meet of the season held on April 3 in Whitehall.

Dave Rich, Zach Diekel, Caitlyn Sandford and Kassi VanGuilder all won events for Whitehall.

Rich won the pole vault, clearing the bar at 10 feet, VanGuilder and Sanford led the field in the girls high jump with leaps of four and a half feet, and Diekel swept the throwing events, easily outdistancing his opponents.

His throw of 125-08 was more than 26 feet further than the runner-up and he was the only competitor to clear 40 feet in the shot put.

Josh Hoagland also had a good day for Whitehall, finishing second in the 200 meters, third in the 100 meters and was part of the 4×100-meter relay team that finished second (his teammates included Rich, Brandon Steves and Tyler Perry).

Steves finished second in the triple jump, Justin Hoagland finished third in the high jump, and Tyler Sweener was second in pole vault.

Rebecca Lavin had a nice performance to open the season, recording a second-place finish in the triple jump and a third in the long jump. Marion Gendron finished third in the girls 400 meter and Olivia Sweeney and Janelle Cahee finished second and third, respectively, in the discus.

Despite the strong individual performances, both the girls and boys finished third behind Schuylerville and Stillwater.

Stillwater won the boys meet and Schuylerville won the girls meet.

The team competes again on Tuesday, April 17, in a meet against Granville and Hoosic Valley at Granville.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Classifieds 01/23/20

Classifides 1_22_20.pdf-web.pdf

518 Wheels – 01/22/20

518 Wheels 1_24_20.pdf-web.pdf

Obituary: Roger T. White

Roger T White

Middle Granville, NY – Roger Thurman White, age 85, passed away at his home surrounded by loved ones on Monday, […]

State investigating pig

wild pig

By PJ Ferguson   The pig that took Washington County by storm a couple weeks ago has been identified. Wilbur […]

Whitehall Regents exam results ‘excellent’

WHS

By PJ Ferguson     Whitehall Central School District’s passing rates were impressively high for the 2018-2019 school year, nearly […]

Granville school test results mixed

Granville High School

By PJ Ferguson   While the Granville Central School District boasts high numbers for English Language Arts, Earth Science, Living […]

Ice fishing derbies revving up

Ice fishing

Vermont may be famous for its flowing maple syrup and rolling Green Mountains most of the year, but during the […]

Obituary: James Kelly

James Kelly obit photo

Wells, VT –  James Kelly (Jim), 76 years of age, of Wells, VT; passed away Friday January 17, 2020 in […]

Obituary: Robert Joseph Pekar Sr

Robert Joseph Pekar Sr obit photo

Robert Joseph Pekar Sr., 82 of  Bonita Springs, Fl. passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at JoAnne’s House in Bonita […]

Lakes Region Freepress – 01/17/20

Lakes_1_17_20.pdf-web.pdf

North Country Freepress – 01/17/20

FreePress_1_17_20.pdf-web.pdf

Lakes Classifieds – 01/17/20

Lakes Class 1_17_20.pdf-web.pdf