Four Springville-Griffith Institute athletes set personal records
During the 55-hurdles competition, Lines came out first, among the Springville competitors, finishing in third place, overall, with a time of 9.65.
Joelle Adamczyk and Megan Stoddard both set personal records. Adamczyk finished in 10.62 and Stoddard had a time of 12.63. Tom Schweickert finished in 9.5, good for third place, as well.
In the 3,000, while McKenzie Maloy’s 12:03 was good for second place and Elle Russell’s 12:11.9 earned Russell fourth place, Jess Wojtkowiak took a 10:48.0, for first place. Her effort was not only a personal best, but also a school record. Another personal best was set in the 3,200, when Tyler Olrogg finished, in 11:26.
In the 1,000, Joe Cocina came in first, with a time of 2:52.4. Kalei Brautlacht got a fourth place finish, at 3:40.9, for the girls. Cocina later earned fourth place in the 1,600, after getting a time of 4:52.3.
In relay competitions, the team of Hanna Hebden, Brautlacht, Sam Peterson and Wojtkowiak took first place, in the 4-by-800, after finishing in 10:59.5.
The group of Maloy, Meghan Loop, Russell and Jess Hotchkiss came in third, in the same competition, with a time of 11:52.7. The boys were fourth in the 4-by-400, after Olrogg, Cocina, Dewitt and Schweickert compiled a time of 4:09.0.
In the high jump, Jacob Moroge reached 5 feet, for second place. Hebden came in fifth, in the 600, at 1:56.6.
The track team is off until Monday, Jan. 21, when Springville will be back in Fredonia for a 9 a.m. competition. The team will then head to Lancaster on Friday, Jan. 25, to compete at Lancaster High School at 5 p.m.