Friday, February 8, 2019

Indoor track teams prepare for championships

By Matt Pascarella

The boys’ and girls’ indoor track teams competed against Noble, Bonny Eagle, Deering, Gorham, Marshwood, South Portland and Thornton Academy on Saturday, February 2 at the University of Southern Maine in Gorham.
Matthew Fox

In every event, Windham athletes were pushing themselves to the limit. They were focused, not giving up, using every ounce of energy they had as the crowd and their teammates cheered them on.Windham athletes showed their hard work and endurance placing near the top in several events.

In the girls’ division, Katelyn Smith set a new school record in the triple long jump with a score of 34-05.75 inches.

Morgan Colangelo came in second in the girls 400-meter dash, senior division with a time of 1:08.14.
Hailey Applebee came in third in the 2-mile run, open division with a time of 12:41.89.

Mckenzie Crossman placed in the top ten in the girls 200-meter dash junior division with a time of 29.73 seconds.

Windham placed fifth in the 4x200 meter relay open division with a time of 1:59.03.

In the boys’ division, Boden Sabasteanski came in second in the 55-meter dash junior division with a time of 7.23 seconds. the boys 200-meter dash junior division Tavi Anghel placed in the top ten with a time of 27.45 seconds.

In the high jump, Matthew Fox placed fourth with a height of 5-2.00 feet.

In the 600-yard dash, Anthony Sawyer placed first with a time of 1:20.22.

In the boys 4x800 meter relay open division, Windham came in first with a time of 8:57.00.

In the end, Windham placed seventh (out of nine) with a score of 90 for the girls and the boys placed fifth (out of eight) with a score of 89.

The team had some solid performances as we prepare for the Championships, remarked coach Paula Pock. “This season the team has worked hard, and we’ve been very impressed at how well they work together as a group, evidenced by the relay records broken this season: boys’ distance medley relay and 4x400 and the boys’ 4x800 set a record today.” 

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