Central Mountain/Shamokin Recap

The fact we were able to move this meet to Wednesday made a huge difference in weather conditions which I am sure was a blessing the spectators and athletes. Mr. Walsh’s relationship with Central Mountain has enabled us to begin a competitive dual series with them in recent years and this year would be more of the same.

The little details add up until they represent significant differences. Let nothing slip through the cracks. – Bill Belichick

The girls team set two school records on the day with Clare Marsh in the 300m hurdles (49.44) and the girls’ 4x400m relay (Myah Chappell, Sera Mazza, and Clare Marsh), but it wasn’t enough as they suffered a narrow defeat, 69-73, to the Wildcats. Other event winners on the day were the girls 4x800m relay (Julia Cusatis, Addie Ebbs, Kathleen Simander, Sera Mazza), Izzy Warren (100m hurdles, Long jump, triple jump), Myah Chappell (400), Sera Mazza (800), Lindsey Carmack (3200), and Michaela Maynard (discus).

Success doesn’t come from pie-in-the-sky thinking. It’s the result of consciously doing something each day that will add to your overall excellence. – Nick Saban

The boys had four event wins on the day lead by Carter Kauffman’s double wins in the 1600 and 800. Carter also teamed with Leland Calistri, Tyler Emigh and Max Wortman to win the 4x800m relay and lower their season best. Theo Spychalski produced a season best throw in the javelin (126-1) to earn the victory. The boys were defeated by Central Mountain 111-31.

There is no substitute for hard work. If you’re looking for the easy way, if you’re looking for the trick, you might get by for a while, but you will not be developing the talents that lie within you. There is simply no substitute for work. – John Wooden

We were able to add a few more district qualifiers on the day which was a plus!

District Qualifiers (District Standards)
4x800m relay
Girls
Boys

100m hurdles
Izzy Warren
Clare Marsh

1600
Addie Ebbs
Sera Mazza
Kathleen Simander
Carter Kauffman

400
Myah Chappell

300m Hurdles
Clare Marsh

800
Carter Kauffman
Kathleen Simander
Sera Mazza
Addie Ebbs

3200
Carter Kauffman
Addie Ebbs
Sera Mazza
Lexi Kranich
Lindsey Carmack

4x400m relay
Girls

Triple Jump
Izzy Warren

Long Jump
Izzy Warren

High Jump
Sarah Watkins

People on the Bubble
Boys’ 4x400m relay team
Myah Chappell (200)
Camryn Eby (3200)
Clare Marsh (triple jump)
Michaela Maynard (shot put, discus, javelin)
Maggie Urban (1600)
Max Wortman (3200)
Tommy DeNezza (100)
Cole Bernier (100, 200)
Izzy Warren (200)
Tyler Emigh (400)

Thanks for the continued support and encouragement. It was fun to see someone fans at the meet!

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