Thursday, 19 January 2023 12:34

Ballston Spa Indoor Track Teams Claim Wins at Viking Invitational

TROY — The Ballston Spa varsity boys and girls indoor track teams each came away with hardware over the weekend, as both teams claimed first place at the Viking Invitational on the campus of Hudson Valley Community College on Sunday.

Boys Results:

On the boys side, Isaiah Hannah took first place in both the 55-meter dash (6.89) and the 55-meter hurdles (8.46). Kala’l Makanani won the 300-meter dash (40.12), while Joseph Fodera took second place in the 1600-meter run (4:59.97), with Matthew Meerdink in fifth (5:06.34).

Evan Wattie placed third in the 1000-meter run (3:01.01), while Jacob Armer finished fourth in the 500-meter run (1:36.83). Michael Stamper placed sixth in the 55-meter dash (7.07), and seventh in the 300-meter dash (41.17). Joseph Sabatino took seventh in the high jump (5’ 2.0”). 

Michael Miller was eighth in the 500-meter run (1:38.64), while Andrew Peet finished 12th in the 1000-meter run (3:24.70). The Scotties’ 4x200 relay squad placed second (1:44.68).

Girls Results:

Harriet Healey finished first in both the 300-meter dash (44.18) and the 600-meter run (1:45.82) for the Scotties. Gabrielle Bozeth took second in the 300-meter dash (45.64), behind only Healey. 

Livia Wiltsie won the 55-meter dash (7.66), with Petrina Zborovsky in second (7.68). Madalyn Wilson won the 1500-meter run (5:37.25), while Lee McKinley took fourth (5:55.24). Alexis Eisler placed third in the 1000-meter run (3:29.01), with Kate Taylor (3:33.61) in fifth.

The team of Zborovsky, Wiltsie, Anna Zito, and Healey placed first in the 4x200 relay (1:54.17). The Scotties’ distance medley relay team finished second (14:46.52). Ashley Beck placed fourth in both the 600-meter run (1:59.69) and the long jump (13’ 5.0”). 

Zito took fifth place in the 55-meter hurdles (10.73), while Olivia Winters finished ninth in the shot put (26’ 3.75”). Lauren Schock placed 24th in the shot put (18’ 11.0”). 

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