The Shaker Track team came close to having a perfect day on Day 1 of the OHSAA DI Youngstown Regional Meet at Austintown-Fitch High School.
The Raiders Boys’ 4 x 800 Relay of Matt Burnard, Brandon Duffett, Malik Joseph and Ben Cox finished 3rd and qualified for next week’s State Meet in Columbus. The Girls’ 4 x 800 Relay of Sophie Carrier, Alexa Jankowsky, Avery Blaszak and Morgan Fowler suffered an unfortunate fall and failed to finish in the top 4 needed to qualify for Columbus.
The Girls’ 4 x 100 and 4 x 200 Relay team of DeAijah Evans, Adaeze Okoye, Keyonna McGill and Hilary Shakelton qualified for both relay Finals on Friday and will be running for a spot in Columbus along with Malik Joseph (800m), Matt Burnard & Brandon Duffett (1600) and Sophie Carrier & Alexa Jankowsky (3200m).
All will be running to finish in the top 4 in Friday’s Finals to punch their tickets to the OHSAA DI State Track & Field Meet at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in Columbus on June 1st & 2nd.
Let’s Go Raiders!!