The Suffield High School Outdoor Track and Field team is off to a great start. This year the Girl's team is led by Captains Katie Ravenola, Sarah Wilson, Gabija Pileika and Mandy Chamberlain. The Boy's team is led by Captains Dan Moroney, Soobyung Park, Peter Zaffetti, Marco Muzio and Zach Anderson. Captain Sarah Wilson began this season by breaking the long-standing Suffield High School 400 Meter record with a time of 59.44. She immediately qualified to compete in the State Open with her record time.
On Friday April 29 the team competed in the Stafford Invite. This beautiful spring day turned into a chilly, windy night in Stafford with the meet finishing under the lights. The Suffield teams had a strong showing.
The Suffield Girls placed third in Division 1 with a score of 128.000 and the Suffield Boys placed seventh with a score of 61.833. The top six individuals and relay teams received medals. The Girls 4 x 800 Meter Relay Team placed first at the invite and broke the meet record. Gaby Attanasio placed second in the pole vault, breaking the Suffield High School record with a vault of 9 feet, 6 inches. Captain Sarah Wilson was awarded the Best in Track award at the Invite.
Congratulations to all of you for a job well done.
The Suffield medal recipients are listed below:
Girls; 4 x 800 Relay; 1st place; 9:59:83; Brianna Bishop, Brennan Taylor, Elizabeth Rigby and Sarah Wilson.
Boys; 4 x 800 Relay; 6th place; 9:05:94; DJ LaBarre, Conner Gates, Jimmy Clark and Dan Moroney.
Boys; 4 x 100 Relay; 6th place; 47:99; Trystan Cauley, Joe Gleason, Curtis Cauley and Chris Allen.
Girls; 100 Meter High Hurdles; 2nd place; 16:78; Peri Stevens.
Boys; 1,600 Meter Run; 3rd place; 4:38:93; Dan Moroney.
Girls; 1,600 Meter Run; 4th place; 5:33:08; Brianna Bishop.
Girls; 1,600 Meter Run; 5th place; 5:38:79; Elizabeth Rigby.
Boys; 400 Meter Run; 6th place; 55:45; Andy Dodds.
Girls; 300 Meter Hurdles; 2nd place; 50:38; Peri Stevens.
Girls; 800 Meter Run; 1st place; 2:20:21; Sarah Wilson.
Girls; 800 Meter Run; 6th place; 2:30:49; Brennan Taylor.
Girls; 3,200 Meter Run; 5th place; 12:33:48; Hannah Gardocki.
Boys; 4 x 400 Meter Relay; 4th place; 3:44:29; Dalton Shank, Andy Dodds, Peter Zaffetti and Chris Allen.
Girls; 4 x 400 Meter Relay; 6th place; 4:34:12; Rachael Cocca, Paxton McNierny, Kristyn Shank and Kellen McGann.
Girls; Long Jump; 2nd place; 14'09"; Gabija Pileika.
Girls; Pole Vault; 2nd place; 9'06"; Gaby Attanasio.
Girls; Pole Vault; 6th place; 7'06"; Shannen Staves.
Boys; Triple Jump; 6th place; 36'00.5"; Kevin Kulas.
Girls; Triple Jump; 4th place; 30'02"; Shannen Staves.
The results for the entire meet can be found at: http://mysportsresults.com/Results/Results/StaffordInvite-20110429.pdf.