It was a great evening of track and field as the Hyde’s Indoor Track program competed in its fourth meet of the season on Friday, January 20th at the University of Southern Maine. Full meet results are attached.
The Hyde athletes came to compete with a number achieving personal bests on the season… and one qualifying for the state indoor track championships. As well, both men and women had season high team scores.
Our men’s 4 x 800m relay team (Cody Mitchell `13, Griffin Palola-Harriman `14, Isaac Preston `13, and Isaac Pfosi `12) started things off by winning the event (9:58.23).
Dexie Cercos `12 – Dexie had a 4th place finish in the 200m (28.99… a personal best)… a 4th place finish in the 55m hurdles (10.04… qualifying to the state track championship)… and an 8th place finish in the triple jump (29-05.75… her first-ever attempt at this event).
Xi Wang `14 – Xi had a 6th place finish in the 2 mile (13:50.30… a personal best by 40 seconds)… she also placed 16th out of 21 in the 800m run (3:01.46).
Mady Preece `13 – Mady came off a week of sickness to place 2nd in the 400m dash (1:07.89… a personal best… 0.09 seconds away for state qualifying).
Erika Corley `13 – Erika continues to shave off tine in her mile (7:04.13… a six second improvement)
Cody Mitchell `13 – Cody placed 3rd in the men’s 2-mile with a time of 11:33.42.
Isaac Preston `13 – Isaac placed 4th in the men’s 2-mile with a time of 11:51.88
Alexi Philippoussis `15 – Alexi, one of the younger team members has a nine-point evening picking up 6th place in the 2-mile (11:53.56), 4th place in the Junior Shot Put (28-09.25… a three-foot improvement), and 4th place in the Junior 400m Dash (1:02.45…a personal best).
Ben Webber `12 – Ben was unable to score for the team due to his 5th-year status, but place 3rd overall in the 55m Dash (6.89… a personal best) and 3rd overall in the 200m Dash (24.54… a personal best).
Kellin Sweeney ` 14 – Kellin placed 5th overall in the Triple Jump (30-08.75… a personal best).
Adam Patterson `13 – Adam made his Hyde athletic debut in the 55m Dash (7.69… finishing 17th out of 32), and in the 200m Dash (27.75… finishing 20th out of 28)
WESTERN MAINE CONFERENCE INDOOR TRACK – 1/20/2012
Team Rankings – Through Event 42
Female Team Scores
Place School Points
1 Greely High School 268
2 Falmouth High School 123
3 North Yarmouth Academy 68
4 Traip Academy 48
5 Wells High School 46
6 Poland Regional High School 29
7 St. Dominic Regional High School 26
8 Hyde School 17
Male Team Scores
Place School Points
1 Falmouth High School 177
2 Greely High School 159
3 North Yarmouth Academy 67
4 Poland Regional High School 56
5 Wells High School 52
5 Traip Academy 52
7 Hyde School 36
8 St. Dominic Regional High School 30
It was a very exciting and inspiring evening of track and field for Hyde. Our next meet is next Wednesday at Exeter Academy (3:00PM).
Coach Ken Grant