The varsity boys and girls track and field teams capped off their 2022 seasons with outstanding finishes at the GHSA Track & Field State Championships May 12-14. The boys entered the meet as defending state champions and claimed the title once again. The girls, who placed second in the state last year, finished as runner-up.
Individual gold medals went to Caroline Hood (3200 and 1600); Edward Blaha, George Blaha, Robert Mallis and Grant Thompson (4x800 relay - new state and school record); and Laura Arenth, Hood, Olivia Resnick and Jordan White (4x800 relay - new school record).
State runners-up were Justin Bowick, John Catherman, Mallis and Thompson (4x400 relay); Brooke Fung Chung, Raina Moseley, Madison Williams and Resnick (4x400 relay); E. Blaha (3200 and 1600); Arenth (3200 and 1600); and Catherman (100 and 200).
Other top finishers included Kate Jonas (third in the 1600, fourth in the 3200), Hunter Rocker (third in the discus), Thompson (third in the 800), G. Blaha (fourth in the 3200, fifth in the 1600), Fung Chung (third in long jump, fifth in the high jump), White (sixth in the 800), Mallis (seventh in the 3200) and Resnick (eighth in the 800).