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Phoenixville winter track results


By Phoenix Staff

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Phoenixville’s winter track team competed in meets at Lehigh University on Friday night and Saturday.
The boys meet was held Saturday in Bethlehem.
Medal winnter were led by Saybrim Medina in the high jump. Medina, a junior, cleared 6-3 for second place and a silver medal. The jump of 6-3 qualifies Medina for the Pennsylvania Indoor State Championship Meet to be held at Penn State University on Saturday, Feb. 23.
In the 400-meter dash, MacKenzie Thomas, a junior, ran a 54.96 FAT for fifth place and a bronze medal.
Other Phantoms participated in the meet.
Senior Tyler Timmins ran a 25.32 in the 200-metr dash. Senior Matt Chiappetta ran a 2:11.99 FAT in the 800. Junior Adam Yosua ran a 5:14.21 FAT i;n the mile. Junior Chris Modica had a distance of 34-3/4 in the shot put.
The distance medley relay consisted of Jack Schneider (1200 meters), Galen Rogers (400), Jack Reed (800) and Sean McGinnis (1600).
“We had a very good 5:06 split for Sean, a freshman, in the 1600 meter leg,” said Phoenixville coach Jack Kraynak.
In the 4x800 relay, junior Patrick McGinnis, freshman Mike shaw, sophomore Kevin Colbert and freshman Liam Darcy teamed up.
In the 4x200, sophomore Brett Tillatson, sophomore Khalil Spencer, junior Brendan Darcy and senior Steve Rakoczy combined.
The freshman/sophomore 4x200 relay consisted of freshmen Eddie Sanchez, Andrew Tran, Eric Teunissen and Brandon Chang.
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The girls meet was held Friday evening.
In the 1000-meter run, senior Amy Kowalick ran a 3:29.53 FAT for seventh place and just missed a sixth-place medal.
In the 600, junior Jackie Tucker ran a 1:52.88 FAT.
In the distance medley, sophomore Lilly Jennings, sophomore Sabrina Illig, freshman Claire Halloran and sophomore Fiona Halloran combined for a 15:09.6 showing. Jennings ran the 800, Illig the 400, Claire Halloran the 1200 and fiona Halloran the 1600.
In the 4x400 relay, Jennings, Fiona Halloran, freshman Chloe Oustrich and Tucker combined for performance the race.