Wolfpack Track & Field at St. George’s

April 20, 2011

At St. George’s School

The Hyde School Track and Field Team spent a long afternoon at St. George’s School Wednesday April 20.  While the boys’ side turned out a strong performance with individual bests, the girls were challenged by their small roster.

Girls’ Track and Field

St. George’s – 202

Moses Brown – 81.5

Marianapolis – 28

Wheeler – 22.5

Hyde School – 17

The Hyde School Girls Track and Field Team garnered all points from three athletes.  Rachael Weyhe ’12 continued her improvement in the high jump, earning fourth place points for the team.  Lori Allen ’11 brought home fifth place in two events, the 100 meter dash and the 300 meter intermediate hurdles.  Mari Barnett ‘11 rounded out the scoring with fifth place in the high jump, fourth place in the 300 meter intermediate hurdles, and second place in the 100 meter high hurdles.

Boys’ Track and Field

St. George’s – 159

Hyde School – 76

Moses Brown – 65

Marianapolis – 34

Wheeler – 19

The Hyde School Boys Track and Field Team saw a solid team effort along with individual strength to secure second place in the five team meet.  William Shaw ’12 scored fifth place points for Hyde in the 3000 meter run, while Tom Rich ‘12 brought home fifth place in the javelin, and Apache He ‘12 also taking fifth in the triple jump.  Max Pruzinsky ’12 showed improvement in his hurdling as he earned fourth place in the 300 meter intermediate hurdles and third place in the 110 meter high hurdles.  Jalen Hill PG also contributed with a third place finish in the shot put, and while he finished .06 seconds away from placing in the 100 meter dash, he attained his personal best time of the season.  Hyde had major contributions from Brian O’Dea ’13, who finished in fifth place in the high jump and beat a large pack in the pole vault to take home first place with an impressive vault of 10’6”.  Ming Xiao ’11 also earned significant points for the WolfPack, taking second place in both the 110 meter high hurdles and 300 meter intermediate hurdles.  Mac McGuire ‘11 continued his leadership on the track with a second place finish in the 800 meter run and third place in the 400 meter, shaving even more time off his personal best.  McGuire’s improvement is helped by constant challenge from teammate Dan Weintraub ’12, who also continues to show great improvement.  Weintraub finished just behind McGuire in the 400, with a fourth place spot, and also garnered first place points for the team with an outstanding 800 meter run.  Justen Wilson PG rounded out the scoring for the team with a third place finish in the discus and first place in the shot put.  Wilson beat his own school record once again in the shot put and looks to maintain his improvement throughout the season.

The WolfPack look forward to a week of practice to work as a team and push each athlete to beat personal best times and distances.  The team seeks continual improvement in its meet Wednesday April 27 at Portsmouth Abbey School.