Track and Field Dash into Top 8
On Saturday, April 28th, the OLSH Track & Field Team traveled to South Fayette High School to participate in their invitational.
The Boys finished in 10th place out of 20 teams.
Finishing in the TOP 8 in various events were: Matt Haupt, 1st place in the 3200 meter run and 3rd Place in the 1600 meter run; Ryder Ballou, 7th 3200 meter run; and Dom DeSalle, 5th place in the 800 meter run.
The Boys 4 by 800 meter relay team placed 4th. The team consisted of Matt Haupt, Greg Suehr, Ryder Ballou & Dom DeSalle.
The Girls also impressed by finishing 8th out of 18 teams.The Girls in the TOP 8 spots were: Emily Schnarre, 6th place in the 800 meter run; Lexi Wivell, 4th place in the 400 meter run; Alyssa Wolf, 5th place in the 200 meter run; Mary Kate Gallagher, 5th place in the High Jump; and Mikayla Neville, 6th place in the High Jump.
The Girls 4 by 400 meter relay team placed 4th. The team consisted of Leyla Turcios, Becca Liebrick, Lexi Wivell & Alyssa Wolf. The Girls 4 by 800 meter relay team, comprised of Mary Hannon, Becca Liebrick, Leyla Turcios, and Emily Schnarre, placed 5th.
Alyssa Wolf placed 3rd in the 400 meter run which set a NEW school and personal record of 1 minute, 02 seconds.
Autumn Cejer placed 9th in the 3200 meter run, but ran a qualifying time and personal record with a time of 13 minutes, 23 seconds making that a WPIAL qualifying time by 13 seconds.
CONGRATULATIONS to all of the Track & Field members on their continued outstanding performances!