Personal best performances at Winter Frolic

Published 4:23 am Wednesday, December 18, 2019

First Flight athletes Lydia Sillies and Tyler Sylvia each qualified for the state finals with personal best performances at the Christopher Newport University High School Winter Frolic indoor track and field meet this past weekend.

Clearing 5-0 in the girls high jump, Sillies placed second behind winner Brianna Jackson (Thomas Dale HS), while Sylvia cut 10 seconds off his previous best 3200 meter time to place fourth in the boys 3200 meter run with a time of 9:52.52.

Other state qualifiers from First Flight included Warner Campbell in the boys 1600 and the boys 4 x 400 relay team of Henry Stecher, Campbell, Mason Rubendall and Max Bowlin. Also turning is a state qualifying time was the girls 4 x 400 relay team of Emma Byard, Maggie McNinch, Tatum Dermatas and Maddy Wagner.

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Eric Newman was the top Currituck County finisher clearing 5-4 in the boys high jump for 25th place.

According to First Flight coach Dan Craig, there were some 2,500 athletes from 84 teams representing all divisions competing. The meet was not scored.

Because of weather concerns, Thursday’s track meet has been moved to Wednesday, December 19 at Northeastern High School in Elizabeth City.

Results for local athletes from this past weekend’s Christopher Newport University High School Winter Frolic include:

High Jump: 2nd Lydia Sillies (First Flight) 5-0.
Shot Put: 46th Gracelyn Hill (Currituck) 25-10.75; 84th Tina Hempfer (First Flight) 20-6; 87th Gabryello Murillo (First Flight) 19-11.5.
55 Meter Dash: 122nd Paige Brumsey (Currituck) :08.60.
55 Meter Hurdles 62nd Jasmine Gorney (Currituck) :11.50.
300 Meter Dash: 101st Jasmine Gorney (Currituck) :48.63 ; 83rd Emma Hartnett (First Flight) :47.80 ; 93rd Mya Salch (First Flight) :48.15.
500 Meter Dash: 14th Maggie McNinch (First Flight) 1:24.01; 32nd Tatum Dermatas (First Flight) 1:27.77; 37th Stella Bryson (First Flight) 1:28.56; 94th. Katarina Keffer (Currituck) 1:37.53; 107th Sydney MacDonald (Currituck) 1:41.58; 118th Haley Dozier (Currituck) 1:46.52.
1000 Meter Run: 82nd Kaia Myhre (Currituck) 3:52.07 ; 86th Sydney MacDonald (Currituck) 3:56.86; 18th Maggie McNinch (First Flight) 3:26.29; 20th Emma Byard (First Flight) 3:26.85; 21st Maddy Wagner (First Flight) 3:27.58.
1600 Meter Run: 59th Madison Pugh (First Flight) 6:18.27; 72nd Stella Bryson (First Flight) 6:31.68.
3200 Meter Run: 16th Lily Snow (First Flight) 12:43.72; 35th Madison Pugh (First Flight) 13:54.02.
4×200 Meter Relay 27th First Flight ( Relay Team  ) 1:58.59.
4×400 Meter Relay: 15th First Flight (Emma Byard, Maggie McNinch, Tatum Dermatas, Maddy Wagner) 4:29.80; 25th Currituck ( Relay Team  ) 4:39.95.
4×800 Meter Relay: 8th First Flight (Emma Byard, Madison Pugh, Maddy Wagner, Maggie McNinch) 10:39.13; 20th Currituck ( Relay Team  ) 11:21.24.

High Jump: 25th Eric Newman (Currituck) 5-4.
Shot Put: 20th Ken Lokie (First Flight) 38-11.75; 73rd Kevin Green (Currituck) 28-6.
Triple Jump: 39th Kobe Cicneros (Currituck) 34-6.5.
55 Meter Dash: 38th Lucas Bailey (Currituck) :06.84; 119th Dominic Marino (First Flight) :07.19 ; 142nd Gabriel Fernandez (First Flight) :07.33; 145th Noah Adams (First Flight) :07.34; 162nd James Sarsfield (Currituck) :07.53.
300 Meter Dash: 24th Dominic Marino (First Flight) :38.36; 98th Collin Mann (Currituck) :40.43; 111th Gabriel Fernandez (First Flight) :41.10; 139th Damien Gregory (First Flight) :42.69 ; 155th James Sarsfield (Currituck) :45.08; 155th Tristen Harris (Currituck) :46.02.
500 Meter Dash: 64th Devon Coughlin (First Flight) 1:15.90; 76th Kyle Keller (First Flight) 1:17.39; 90th Mason Rubendall (First Flight) 1:18.33; 138th Ronald Wheeler (Currituck) 1:36.20.
1000 Meter Run: 21st Max Bowlin (First Flight) 2:48.09; 57th Gavin Jessup (Currituck) 2:56.93; 75th Bryson Green (Currituck) 3:01.49; 86th Jospeh Morgan (First Flight) 3:04.19; 122nd Briton Howell (Currituck) 3:18.10.
1600 Meter Run: 14th 4:38.73 Warner Campbell (First Flight); 14th 5:00.80 Aidan May x(First Flight); 79th Bryson Green (Currituck) 5:26.23.
3200 Meter Run: 4th Tyler Sylvia (First Flight) 9:52.52; 62nd Colin Tran (First Flight) 11:17.75; 86th Wyatt Spencer (Currituck) 14:36.19.
4×200 Meter Relay: 29th Currituck ( Relay Team  ) 1:39.91
4×400 Meter Relay: 13th First Flight ( Relay Team  ) 3:46.33; 28th Currituck ( Relay Team  ) 3:55.25.
4×800 Meter Relay: 9th First Flight ( Relay Team  ) 8:38.02; 32nd Currituck ( Relay Team  ) 9:26.55.