Both the Verona High School girls and boys track teams had successful performances at the SEC Track & Field Championships at the Jersey City Armory on Saturday, December 27. The girls finished fourth of 14 teams while the boys got seventh in field of 15 teams.
Maggie Ashley, a freshman, stepped on the track for her first individual track competition and won the 400m in 61.3. She returned later in the competition to get third in the 800m at 2:36.6.
Michaela Fogarty got second in pole vault with a 7′ jump. Jessica Williams was sixth in 55m high hurdles at 9.95. Alex Luehs and Cianna Winkler tied for sixth in high jump at 4’3″.
On the boys side, Christian Grund had a shot-put throw of 41’8″ to get second place. Chris Yeates got third in the 55m at 6.83, while Matt Intili was fifth in the 400m with a time of 54.6.
Photos copyright Andy Yeates. Used by permission.