Quaker Valley Athletics
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CoEd Varsity Track
Game Summaries & Headlines.
- Game Date
- May 12, 2021
The girls started off strong on the track winning the first event of the meet. The team of Freshman Kate Hines, Freshman Lizzie Szuba, Freshman Ellie Cain, and Junior Anna Cohen took 1st place overall in the 4x800m relay. Moments later, Sophomore Nora Johns placed 1st overall in the 100 hurdles with a personal best time of 16.86. Next, Junior Anna Cohen and Freshman Lizzie Szuba took 1st and 4th overall in the 1600m run. Then it was Freshman Ellie Cain's and Senior Francesca Courtney's time to shine placing 1st and 2nd overall in the 400m dash. Sophomore Nora Johns then returned to take 1st place overall in the 300 hurdles before Junior Anna Cohen and Freshman Lizzie Szuba finished the track events with 2nd and 5th overall in the 3200m run.
In the field, Junior Ainsley Commens and Junior Sarah Newton took 1st and 2nd overall in the Pole Vault. Sarah cleared a season best height of 7'7" qualifying her for individual WPIAL Championships. Later, Senior Lily Johns and Sophomore Hannah Lubbert took 5th overall in their respective events, Javelin and Triple Jump. Wrapping up the field events was Senior Claire Kuzma who broke her personal best throw in shot put with a throw of 37'1". This mark is one inch away from the Quaker Valley School Record and placed 2nd overall in the meet. Claire ended her day breaking her own school record in Discus with a throw of 134'5".
Good luck to the following individuals whose seasons will continue next Wednesday in the Individual WPIAL Championship Meet at Slippery Rock University:
Seniors - Francesca Courtney, Lily Johns, and Claire Kuzma
Juniors - Anna Cohen, Ainsley Commens, Annie Commerci, and Sarah Newton
Sophomores - Nora Johns
Freshman - Ellie Cain, Kate Hines, and Lizzie Szuba