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.

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