Oguchi is SPC Champion in Discus and Shot Put, Dragon Boys Track & Field Finishes Sixth

Results from the week of May 3
VARSITY TRACK & FIELD

Coach Scott Holland: Amarachukwu Oguchi finished her Cooper career dominating the Shot Put and Discus at the SPC Championships.  She won the shot by 8’ and won the discus by 42’.  It has been a great run and since her chance at SPC Titles were ended last year by COVID, I so glad she got this opportunity to shine.  She was the only girl from The John Cooper School to qualify for the SPC championships with 22 Cooper athletes qualifying.

On the boys’ side, Ben Currin and William Young each earned All SPC Honors placing second in the Discus and Pole Vault.  Young’s finish in the Pole Vault tied the school record 12’ 6’.

The rest of the squad competed well.  We did miss a few point here and there.  We finished sixth overall with only six points separating fourth from sixth place.  
 
Ben Currin • 2nd Discus,  8th Shot Put
William Young • 2nd Pole Vault 12’ 6”– ties school record
Jackson Kovin • 4th 200m
Tanure Ewherido • 4th 400m
Will McDermott • 4th 1600m
Andrew Wilkerson • 5th 800m
Amir Rizvi • 5th 300m Hurdles; 6th 110m Hurdles
Connor Dove • 5th Shot Put;  8th Discus
Owen Woodside • 6th Shot Put;  6th Discus
Matthew Rock • 6th Triple Jump
4X400m Relay 6th • Tanure Ewherido, Carson Hanson, Amir Rizvi, Jackson Kovin
4X800m Relay 7th • Vishnu Swaminathan, Adam Elsolh, Zac Winton, Grey Mendenhall
Daniel Schlichter • 8th Long Jump
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