Dragon Boys Track & Field Finishes First In SPC South Zone, Many Qualify For Conference Competition

Results from the week of April 26

4/30-5/1 at SPC South Zone*, St. John’s 

Boys Results

SPC South Zone Champions

Coach Scott Holland:
What a tremendous team title!  We scored in 16 of 17 events.  In seven events we had two score points and in four events–Shot Put, Discus, 110m Hurdles and 300m Hurdles we had all three entered score points.  I am so proud of all the young men in the program.
4X400m Relay CHAMPIONS: Tanure Ewherido, Carson Hanson, Amir Rizvi, Jackson Kovin
Amir Rizvi: CHAMPION 300m Hurdles & 2nd 110m Hurdles
Connor Dove: 2nd Shot Put & 4th Discus
Ben Currin: 2nd Discus & 3rd Shot Put   
4X800m Relay 2nd NEW SCHOOL RECORD: Vishnu Swaminathan, Will McDermott, Carson Hanson, Andrew Wilkerson
Jackson Kovin: 2nd 200m
Will Young: 2nd Pole Vault
Will McDermott: 3rd 800m
Nico Signorelli: 3rd Pole Vault
Owen Woodside: 3rd Discus & 5th Shot Put
Matthew Rock: 3rd Triple Jump & 5th Long Jump
Tanure Ewherido: 4th 400m
Daniel Schlichter: 4th Long Jump
Travis Birdsall: 4th 110m Hurdles & 8th 300m Hurdles
Andrew Wilkerson: 5th 800m
Michael Stupek: 5th 110m Hurdles & 5th 300m Hurdles
Jean Paul Labbe: 5th High Jump & 8th Triple Jump
4X100m Relay 6th: Ryan Cockrill, Gavin Schmidt, Tanure Ewherido, Jackson Kovin
Vishnu Swaminathan: 6th 1600m
Gavin Schmidt: 7th 200m & 100m
Ryan Cockrill: 8th 100m
Adam Elsolh: 8th 400m
Girls Results
8th Place Team

Amarachukwu Oguchi: CHAMPION Shot Put & Discus
4X800m Relay Team 6th: Katie Drake, Abby Mendenhall, Chloe Smith, Megan Day
Hailey Lien: 7th 100m Hurdles
Onese Ewherido: 8th 400m

Dragons Head To SPC Championships In Dallas
Coach Scott Holland: This year, the Zone Meet was used as a qualifier. The Top Four will go to a Southwest Preparatory Conference Championship Meet on May 8 in Dallas. I am so proud of those that qualified.  
SPC Qualifiers
Amarachukwu Oguchi • Shot Put & Discus
Amir Rizvi • 300m Hurdles, 110m Hurdles & 4X400 Relay
Will McDermott • 1600m & 4X800 Relay
Connor Dove • Shot Put & Discus
Ben Currin • Shot Put & Discus
Owen Woodside • Discus
William Young • Pole Vault
Nico Signorelli • Pole Vault
Daniel Schlichter • Long Jump
Matthew Rock • Triple Jump
Travis Birdsall • 110m Hurdles
Tanure Ewherido • 400m & 4X400 Relay
Jackson Kovin • 200m & 4X800 Relay
Carson Hanson • 4X400 Relay & 4X800 Relay
Andrew Wilkerson  • 4X800 Relay

4/30 vs St. Andrew’s* canceled


4/26 vs Woodlands Christian • 14-5 L
Coach Mike Williams: This year we graduated 10 special young men that helped our program take the next step in our process. We might not have finished with the record we wanted this year but we achieved our goal of making the program better so future Dragons can continue to grow into young men of the game. 

*conference matchup

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