Hamburg records bests at Lancaster
Thursday January 30, 2014 | By:The Sun Staff | Sports
The Hamburg indoor track and field team ventured to Lancaster for the first time this year on Friday, Jan.24. Lancaster generally is considered a slower facility, due to its surface and its tight turns. But Bulldogs recorded 23 personal bests and more noteworthy performances that were just short of personal bests.
The girls recorded one more personal best than the boys. Jessica Tender and Julia Mule had personal bests in the racewalk with Tender missed the sectional qualifying time by a second and a half. Molly Kabza had a personal best in the 1,500. Mule and Leah Covelli had personal bests in the 300, with Covelli improving her’s by four seconds. In the 4-by-relay, Olivia Luthringer Caroline Heeter and Madeline Maurer notched personal best 800 efforts, while Jenny Robbins just missed. The Bulldogs were faster than their predicted time, by 15 seconds. In the 4-by-relay, Covelli, Taylor Thurnherr and Rosemary Herbst recorded personal best 400s, while Hannah Fredriksen just missed. Earlier, Fredriksen recorded her best time of the year in the 3,000. Thurnherr and Luthringer equaled their bests in the pole vault.
For the boys, Matt Hess and Josh Cook recorded bests at 3,200 meters. Cook also had a best in the long jump. Aaron Wojnicki notched a best in the pole vault by with a 6-9.6 effort. Sharyel Santiago had a best in the 50 and Cameron Reilly in the1600. Pat Ryan recorded his best 300. Chris Janak, Connor Smail and Santiago had their best 400s. Smail also recorded his best 200. In addition, strong efforts came from Will Reczek, Jeremy Herrington, Tyler Carlson and Jesse Stevens.
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