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North Track 8th Boys – DISTRICT CHAMPS

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8th Boys District Champs

Last night, the North track teams capped off their season at the District Meet at Coppell High School. All nine teams throughout the district competed in an exciting night to conclude the 2017 season.

In an exciting and competitive victory in the overall team results, the 8th grade boys finished in 1st place. The 8th grade boys who finished as meet champions for their events were KJ Liggins (200 M Dash), Gabe Sosa (300 M Hurdles and Pole Vault), Tim O’Hearn (Shot Put and Discus), and Rith Bhattacharyya (800 M run). Rith also broke the previous school record for the 800 M run, completing his race in 2 minutes, 5 seconds.

On the girls’ side, the 8th grade ladies fought hard and came away with an incredibly close 2nd place finish in overall points, losing by only one point to Coppell Middle School East. The 8th grade girls who finished as meet champions for their events were Natalie Fleming (1600 M run) and Emma Sherrer (400 M run). The 4×400 relay, which consisted of Emma Sherrer, Sarah Mobley, Addison Martin, and Reezon Eke, also came away as district champions, running their relay in 4 minutes, 16 seconds, in addition to breaking a previously held record from 2001.

8th Grade Girls Top Performers:
Addison Martin – 300 meter hurdles – 2nd place; long jump – 3rd place
Ariana Hernandez – pole Vault – 2nd place
Sam Whiting – 200 meter dash – 3rd place; 800 meter run – 5th place
Lindsey Magee – 100 meter hurdles – 4th place; 300 hurdles – 6th place
Sarah Mobley – 300 hurdles – 4th place
Emma Sherrer – triple jump – 5th place
Natalie Fleming – triple jump – 6th place
Preethi Jayaraman – 1600 meter run – 6th place
4X100 meter relay – 3rd Place (Ariana Hernandez, Emma Sherrer, Addison Martin,Sam Whiting)
4X200 meter relay – 4th Place (London Hurt, Sarah Mobley, Ariana Hernandez, Shana Simpson)

8th Grade Boys Top Performers:
Rith Bhattacharyya – 1600 meter run – 2nd place
Ryan Dvorak – discus – 2nd place; shot put – 3rd place
Colin Proctor – 2400 meter run – 2nd place; 1600 meter run – 4th place
Daniel Nelson – Pole Vault – 3rd place; 110 hurdles – 4th place; 800 meter run – 5th
Matthew O’Quinn – 300 hurdles – 4th place
Jackson Durbin – 100 meter dash – 5th place
4X100 meter relay – 2nd Place (Will Kraus, Ryan Walker, Gabe Sosa, KJ Liggins)
4X400 meter relay – 3rd Place ( Gabe Sosa, Ryan Walker, Daniel Nelson, Rith Bhattacharyya)
4X200 meter relay – 4th Place (Jackson Durbin, Ryan Walker, Tim O’Hearn, KJ Liggins.

Congratulations to ALL our North Track Athletes for a Great Season!!!

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