Hyde Vs. Bath, PCD, and STM
April 18, 2015
Hyde CT: 100
Hyde ME: 94
Hyde ME: 49
Hyde CT: 48
On Saturday, April 18, 2015, Hyde Woodstock Track and Field hosted their first home meet of the season during family weekend to compete against Hyde Bath, PCD, and STM. It was warm spring day and many families, friends, and members of the Hyde community came out to support the team. Athletes jumped into new events and worked hard in order to improve and stay competitive throughout the meet.
The boys team opened the meet strong in the field events. In the throws, Leonard Moore ’15 and Kevin Wang ’16 were able to score points in the shot put, javelin, and discuss. Wang and Moore both earned personal bests in the shot put, with Wang throwing 35’9” and Moore 40’8”. Peter Yang ’17 racked up points in the sand pits, earning first in both long and triple jump. In high jump, Hyde CT was able to take the first three places, with Eamon Joyce ’16 receiving first place with a jump of 5’8” followed by Harrison Horner ’15 and Victor Wright ’17.
On the track the boys team displayed a solid effort as well. Jesse McKiernan ’15 took first place in the 800 meters with his best time this season in 2:09.41. Jerry Wang ’15 dominated the hurtles, earning first place in the 110 meter high hurdles and third place in the 300 meter hurdles. Both the 4×100 and 4×400 relay teams took second place, which helped earn points toward their final 6 point victory over Hyde Bath.
It was successful day for the girls team as well. In the field events, Dossou Ndiaye ’15 took first place in javelin and shot put. Her throw of 36’1” in the shot put earned her not only a personal record but a school record! Other contributors in the field events were Coco Cai ’16 and Alexis Bourgoin ’17. Cai showed improvement in the discus by earning second place with a throw of 49’1”, while Bourgoin placed first in high jump with a jump of 3’8”. Bourgoin also earned points for the Wolfpack on the track. She took second place in the 1500 meter run, and won the 300 meter hurdles. Another major contributors on the track was Mandy Yang ’15, who placed in both the 1500 and the 3000. Elsa Zhang ’17 stepped in to score points in the 800 and showed a great attitude through her willingness to try new events in order to help the team. Like the boys team, both girls relay teams took second place. Overall the girls came up one point short of victory but worked extremely well as a team while achieving many personal bests.
Thanks to everyone who came out to support the Woodstock Track and Field Teams and to those who helped measure and time in order to put on a smooth and successful meet!