TRACK AND FIELD: Comets boys, girls teams place 2nd


By Kara Kasper - For the News-Times



The 2017 Amherst Comets track and field team poses at the Steele High School track.


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Comets track and field stars competed against Avon and Midview on April 4 at Midview High School.

The girls placed second overall with 76.5 points. Winning marks for the girls included:

• The 4×200 relay team of Lexi Alston, Audrey Fayer, Faith Rico, and Gracen Siegenthaler in 1:47.

• Lexi Alston in 58.46 seconds in the 400 meter race.

• Kalyn Potyrala in the 800 meter run in 2:35.

• The 4×100 relay team of Gracen Siegenthaler, Audrey Fayer, Brook Armbruster, and Victoria Kubasak with a time of 51.7.

• Lexi Alston with a time of 25.7 seconds in the 200 meter race.

• Cara Giannuzzi in the 3,200 race with a time of 12:45.

• The 4×400 relay team of Lexi Alston, Gracen Siegenthaler, Victoria Kubasak, and Faith Rico with a time of 4:20.

• Faith Rico in the high jump at 4 feet 9 inches.

• Sydney Walker in the pole vault at 9 feet.

The boys team placed second overall with 48 points. Winning marks for the boys included:

• The 4×800 relay team of Josh Hill, Bradley Kirsch, Matthew Kirsch, and Andrew Vontell with a time of 8:51.

• The 4×200 relay team of Ben Yuhasz, Adam Haas, Michael Shorts, and Devin Holmes in 1:36.

• Josh Hill in the 3,200 meter race in 10:10.

• Logan Freeman in the pole vault with an 11-foot clearance.

The 2017 Amherst Comets track and field team poses at the Steele High School track.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2017/04/web1_2017-Amherst-Track-and-Field-Team-Picture-1.jpgThe 2017 Amherst Comets track and field team poses at the Steele High School track.

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By Kara Kasper

For the News-Times