Quaker Valley Athletics
Quaker Valley School District - Home of the Quakers
CoEd Varsity Track
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- May 9, 2023
Congratulations to the Girls’ Team for claiming the WPIAL Team Championship Title for the second consecutive year and for the Boys claiming 2nd overall yesterday.
Congrats to Sophomores Jay Olawaiye and Sarah Minard for claiming school records during yesterday’s meet. Jay’s Triple Jump of 39 feet 5.5 inches is a new school record and currently the number 1 Triple Jump mark in the state for AA girls. Sarah Minard also broke her own school record in Pole Vault (twice) with a final jump of 10 feet 2 inches. Congratulations Jay and Sarah along with everyone who competed yesterday!
Yesterday, the Quaker Valley Girls' and Boys' Track & Field Teams traveled to Peters Township high School to compete in the WPIAL Team Championship Meet.
The girls team competed against Winchester Thurston, Knoch, and Derry. The girls were favored going into the meet after winning the WPIAL Championship last season, and they showed up to defend their title, taking first overall in 9 out of 15 individual events and 2 out of the 3 relays. The winning relay teams were Cecilia Montagnese, Lizzie Szuba, Kate Hines, and Ellie Cain in the 4x800m relay and the 4x100m relay team of Zora Washington, Kwilai Karto, Vanessa Pickett, and Nora Johns. The girls 4x800m relay time of 9:47.30 is now ranked first overall in the WPIAL while the 4x100m relay time of 49.81 is currently 2nd overall in the WPIAL. The first overall finishers were Ellie Cain (800m, 1600m), Nora John’s (300h), Kwilai Karto (100h), Sarah Minard (Pole Vault), Cecilia Montagnese (3200m), Jay Olawaiye (Triple Jump), and Mia Gartley and Oumou Theiro who tied for first in High Jump. In addition, the girls had top 3 overall finishes by Zoey Murawski (3200m), Amelia Pribik (Javelin), and Olivia Jordan (Pole Vault). After defeating all 3 schools with final scores of QV 92 – Winchester Thurston 57, QV 100 – Knoch 50, QV 100.5 – Derry 49.5, the Quaker Valley Girls Track & Field Team are now 2-time WPIAL CHAMPIONS. Congratulations Ladies!