Track & Field: April 2-6 Recap

Josh Benjamin, Staff Writer

Meets: April 2 – Cougar Relays at  Quince Orchard, April 6 at Richard Montgomery

Score 1: Boys – 5th, Girls – 16th (Relays)

Score 2: Boys – 50, Richard Montgomery 81, Girls- 61, Richard Montgomery 58

Highlight: At the Cougar Relays, in the girls 4X200 meter relay, WJ placed twelfth with a final time of 1:53.3. At the Richard Montgomery meet, the 4X800 relay was WJ’s first recorded race on WJ’s brand new track, and was sub-8:00.

MVP: Senior runner Alex Willett

Coach’s Insight: “The Quince Orchard weather was brutal, freezing cold. We did have some good overall performances.  We ran the fastest time of the year in the boys four by eight 100 meter relay.” -Assistant Coach Tom Rogers

Player’s Insight: “We stood outside and the weather was awful. It was hailing and raining. We didn’t run what we would normally, but overall we did well.” -Senior Donitto Smith

Next Meet: Woodward Relays at Georgetown Prep on April 9 and the Viking Invitational at Whitman April 16