The boys and girls track teams had exceptional days last Friday as they hosted the Trinity Invitational. The boys finished in 3rd place (83 points) only 5 points behind champion Archbishop Hoban, the girls finished in 4th place with 72 points.
Leading the way for the girls were event winners Daija Young in the shot put and discus, Mercedeez Francis in the high jump and Allie Campbell in the 200 meter dash. Also scoring for the girls were 3rd place finishers, Grace Hayes in the 100 meter dash, Carli Sparks in the 3200 meter run and the 4×200 meter relay team of Allie Campbell, Yadira Cortes, Rose Eyerman and Grace Hayes. 4th place finishers Rose Eyerman in the 400 meter dash, the 4×400 relay team of Sydney Wrabel, Rose Eyerman, Dahlia Najjar and Mercedeez Francis. They also had a 6th place finish by the 4×100 relay team of Dahlia Najjar, Yadira, Cortes, Kaitlin Lightner and Grace Hayes and an 8th place finish by Rozella Schultz in the pole vault.
On the boys side, event champions were Ethan Filippi in the pole vault, Ben Giulivo in the 800 meter run and John Caja in the 200 meter dash. Second place finishers were Jermaine Francis in the high hurdles and the 4×200 team of Eric Filakosky, Jarrett Kelly, Andrew Kenaga and John Caja. Third place finishers were Jarrett Kelly in the 100 meter dash, Jermaine Francis in the 300 hurdles and the 4×800 relay team of Ben Giulivo, Andrew Zoeckler, Luke Jefferson and Ben Mosher. The 4×100 team of Andrew Kenaga, Jarrett Kelly, Eric Filakosky and John Caja as well as the 4×400 relay team of Ben Giulivo, Jermaine Francis, Javon Miller and Ben Mosher both finished 4th. Jarrett Kelly took 5th in the long and Emmanuel Lodge took 6th in the shot put. Ben Mosher took 8th in the 1600 meter run and Michael Nozak finished 8th in the 800 meter run to round out the scoring.
Their next meet is today at Lake Catholic against the Cougars and Holy Name at 4:15.