Led by the strong running of Claire Snyder and Ryann McEnany, the Academy of the Holy Names finished second Thursday at the Class 2A-Region 3 girls meet at Astronaut High.
Holy Names finished with 63 points, 27 behind Rockledge.
Snyder finished second in the 1,600 and 3,200, and also was part of the 4x800 relay that finished second. McEnany took third in the 100 hurdles and fourth in the 300 hurdles. She also advanced to state in the 4x400 relay.
Other notable performances included Spoto’s Janae Caldwell, who won the 400 and was second in the 200. Tampa Catholic’s Betia Washington was second in the 400.
Anclote’s Emily Gauvey won the high jump, while Wesley Chapel’s Courtney Prengaman was third.
Berkeley Prep’s Addie Harden qualified for state in the shot put (third place) and discus (fourth). Robinson’s Maddy Hull qualified in the 3,200 and 4x800 relay.
Other Hillsborough qualifiers were pole-vaulters Nicole Carroll (Tampa Catholic) and Emily Vaughn (Robinson), and Berkeley’s Georgette Price in the 800 (second place).
In the boys meet, Lakewood won with 96 points, while Robinson and Jesuit tied for sixth with 44.
Jesuit’s Nick Catchur set a school record in the pole vault with a mark of 15 feet. Teammates Jack Hughes and John McDonald were second and third, respectively.
Jesuit’s Jack Taylor was second in the shot put, while teammate Vincent Jackson was fourth.
Robinson’s Jack Rogers won the 800 (1:57.00) and teamed on the victorious 4x800 relay. Robinson’s other relays also fared well, as the 4x100 group finished second and the 4x400 unit was fourth. Carlos Duclos was the other Knights runner to qualify for state by finishing third in the 100.
Spencer Guerette of Anclote took second in the 1,600. Teammate Jamaree Reid was second in the 300 hurdles.
Other Hillsborough qualifiers for state were: Spoto’s Eric Moate (third in the 200), Berkeley’s Max Norlan (second in the 3,200), Middleton’s 4x800 relay team (fourth) and Middleton’s James Hambrick (fourth in the long jump).
2A-2: Pasco’s Grant wins long jump JACKSONVILLE - Pasco’s Janarion Grant will get to defend his state long jump title, as he won the event at the Class 2A-Region 2 meet at The Bolles School on Thursday.
His teammate, Ronald Scaife, also qualified by taking third in the shot put, while the Pirates’ 4x100 relay team advanced with a third-place finish.
Gulf’s Nick Buliga was second in the 1,600 and third in the 3,200. Ridgewood’s Brian Swanson tied for third in the pole vault.
In the girls meet, Pasco’s Alfreda Steele (100) and Lanashia Pope (discus) both had second-place finishes.
Ridgewood’s Alyssa Worsham was third in the pole vault and Hudson’s Ashley Dugan was second in the long jump. Also, Gulf’s 4x800 relay qualified by taking second.
1A-3: Baumrucker qualifies in long jump, triple jump ST. PETERSBURG - Bishop McLaughlin’s Camille Baumrucker qualified for the state meet in two events by taking fourth in the long jump and second in the triple jump in the Class 1A-Region 3 meet at Shorecrest Prep on Thursday.
“Camille really stepped up to the plate this year,” Bishop McLaughlin coach Marty Williams said. “All her hard work has paid dividends and I’m really looking forward to a good, productive time for her. We both know there’s going to be a lot of talent up there and we’re going to let the chips fall where they may.”