The Eagles dominated the field events (jumps & throws) to earn enough points to capture the Walters Division Regular Season title. Queen of Heaven trailed Our Lady of Sacred Heart by 187 points entering the final regular meet of the season and competed hard in every event to gain 189 points to win the title. These outstanding results allowed the Eagles to capture the first Regular Season title in school history.
Madeline Haggerty, Ryan Forsythe, Megan O’Brien, Kyle Hoare, Ali Forsythe, Colin Melligan, Analiese Hirsch and Colin Cieslica all captured first place in their respective events as Queen of Heaven swept first place in every jumping category. Ava Suda, Charlie Kent, Ana Boyd and Nicholas Surdej also took home ribbons for their jumps. In the throws, Queen of Heaven took first place in six of the eight events led by Matt O’Brien’s throw of 214 feet. Megan Cycon, Sean Melligan, Jimmy Cycon, Laura O’Brien and Alex Boyd also won first place in their age group. Avery Hoare, Jenna Shalloe, David Vogl, Emily Schneggenburger, and Matthew Schneggenburger also captured ribbons for their long throws.
Patrick Healy won the boy’s mile with a time of 6 minutes 42 seconds and Patrick Henshaw had his best race of the season with a time just over 8 minutes. Our sprinters continued their fine work by taking first place in five events and earned 18 ribbons in total. Mary Molloy won another close race, Gracie Surdej and Michael Suda both ran personal best times in winning, while Luke Nowak and Anthony Rambino performed great in winning their events. Kyle Schneggenburger, Grace Kicinski, Evelyn Nowak, Zak Kent, Kyle Schaffstall, Jane Kent, Matt Shalloe, Bridget Vogl, Katie Mendola, Griffin Regan, and Mary Catherine Cook all achieved a top four result.
Our 300 meter relay teams also showed well by winning three of six races and having nine teams finish in the top four places. Brendan Reilly, Nicholas Siler, Ryan Pryce, Cassie Carden, Cameron Cieslica, Leah Surdej, Michael Reilly, and Carlie Rambino all earned ribbons for their relay team’s top performances.
The Boys 800 meter relay team continued to be the best in this event winning this race for the third time this season. The Co-Ed and Girls 800 meter teams both finished second in their races.