Hyde vs. Portsmouth Abbey 4/22/15
Boys: Hyde- 61 vs. PAS 84
Girls: Hyde- 26 vs. PAS 107
Hyde School Track and Field traveled to Portsmouth Abbey for a dual meet on Wednesday afternoon. PAS always provides a well run meet and some excellent competition and yesterday was no exception. The boys ran a close meet but finished out the day 23 points behind PAS whose depth made up for several of our 1st place performances. In the jumps Marcus Rhyner ‘16 showed continued improvement in the pole vault clearing 7’6” and taking 3rd place. Our trio of high jumpers, Joyce ‘16, Horner ‘15, and Wright ‘17 swept the field and demonstrated improved form and consistency. Peter Yang ’17 took 1st place in the triple jump and second in the long while Miles Li ’17 took 3rd in the triple. In the throws Leonard Moore ‘15 racked up 1st place points in the shot and discus, and took 3rd in the javelin. Kevin Wang ‘15 complimented that performance with a 2nd place effort in the shot and 3rd in disc. Victor Wright added a 3rd place in the shot put completing the sweep there. On the track Jesse McKiernan ’15 brought in a first place finish running 2:09 in the half mile. Corbin Basile ‘18 picked up a second place in the 3k finishing in 11:05, a PR for him. In the sprints Jerry Wang picked up 1st place in the 110H with Harrison Horner just behind in second place. Peter Yang picked up second in the 100m with Miles Li trailing in 3rd. These efforts kept us in a tight meet with PAS until they walked away with sweeps in the 200m, 400m, and 1600m relay to step ahead.
On the girls end Dossou Ndiaye ’15 had a strong meet with first place finishes in the shot at 32’ 1.5 “ and triple jump with 30′ 1.5” as well as a second place finish in the javelin. Coco Cai contributed to the total with a 2nd place finish in the discus and 3rd in the shot. Mandy Yang had an excellent day and pulled in points with a first place finish in the 3k and second in the 1500. Mandy dropped several seconds in each event and continues to show significant improvement in her effort in her races. Alexis Bourgoin continues to improve her form in high jump and pulled in a 3rd place there to complete the scoring for the girl’s squad.