CoEd Varsity Track
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- Apr 20, 2021
On Tuesday, April 20th, the boys and girls Track & Field teams competed against New Castle High School and Ambridge High School. The boys team beat Ambridge with a final score of QV 80 - Ambridge 65 but lost to a very strong New Castle team by a score of QV 41 - New Castle 105. Junior Kaden Johnson took 1st place in the 200m and 400m dash against both teams and recorded personal bests in each event. Sophomore Eric Weicht had a personal best breaking 41 ft. in triple jump and placed first overall. Sophomore Gavin Eshenbaugh also had a personal best in shot put and placed second against New Castle and first against Ambridge. Other point scorers include Nathaniel Nelson (12), Jacob Boone (11), Alex MacDonald (10), Noah Leathers (10), Luke Hotchkiss (10), Timmy Burda (10), Matt Otto (9), and Matt Cohen (9). This brings our boys regular season record to 3 - 3.
On the girls' side, Senior Claire Kuzma lead the way, increasing her spot on the QV record board and her position in the state with personal records in both the shot put and the discus. Claire took first place in both events against both schools. Senior Francesca Courtney and Junior Anna Cohen also took first place overall in two individual events. Francesca placed first in the 100m and 400m while Anna won the 1600m and 3200m. The girls dominated on the track, taking first place in 8 out of the 11 track events and winning all three relays against both teams. Other point scorers in the meet were Amelia Skowron (12), Lily Johns (12), Beccah Bischak (12), Annie Commerci (11), Ainsley Commens (11), Ellie Bates (11), Sarah Newton (11), Nora Johns (10), Keira Currier (10), Ellie Cain (9), Kate Hines (9), Lizzie Szuba (9), Maisy Bates (9), Stevin Wallace (9), Spencer Elliot (9), and Deja Keo-McClay (9). Our girls team defeated both opponents with scores of QV 107 - Ambridge 41 and QV 86 - New Castle 64. This brings the girls season record to 5 - 1 and puts their final record at 2nd place in our conference. As a result, our girls' team should have an opportunity to compete at the WPIAL team Semi-Finals on Tuesday, May 4th. Great job ladies!!!