Thursday, May 3, 2018

Warriors Wrap Up Dual Meet Season @ Mitty

San Jose, CA - Valley Christian track & field wrapped up the dual meet season at Mitty Wednesday posting numerous personal bests in the final tune up before WCAL Trials on Saturday.

Christine Albrecht and Katelyn Stone got a late start due to suffering early season injuries.  Just 2 weeks into the season the duo had an outstanding showing with Albrect running 5:25 in her first ever 1600 meter race while Stone won the 3200 meters in 12:12.

It was a great performance in the girls 4x100 meter relay as well. Emily Hildago, Fallon Dexheimer, Kayla Nanez & Nina Barry ran a season best 49.99. The become the ninth team in school history to break 50 seconds. Fallon Dexheimer came back later in the day and hit a personal best in the Long Jump with a mark of 16-8. That strengthens her rank at #5 all-time in school history.

Another big breakthrough came in the throws as Brant Baugher and Kane Schmidt both cracked 40 feet. Baugher hit a big personal best of 43-3 to move to #10 all-time in school history, Schmidt hit a personal best 41-6, the #12 mark all-time.

Warriors Track & Field competes in the WCAL Trials Saturday at Saint Francis.

Links: Results

Additional Meet Highlights:
  • Deven Vanderbilt became the fourth sprinter this year to run 11.21 or faster this year. An impressive mark for a sophomore, he is also a top 200 meter runner. The young sprint crew only graduate one this year!
  • Jacob Longworth won the long jump with a mark of 20-2 and a big personal best of 11.40 in the 100 meters. 

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