Sunday, December 20, 2015

Meet Report #2: Brockport December 18, 2015

Seven BK athletes continue to improve at Brockport 

Now you know what you are capable of

You were challenged to improve and you did. The results of this meet prove that what we are doing is working and your discipline and sweat in practice is paying off. Your coaches aren't looking for a team full of first place finishers. Winning is simply a "pleasant by-product" of what we're working toward. Remember, you have nothing to prove but everything to improve.

And you're doing it!

And we'll keep doing it. We're heading into the Holiday break period and will have some time off from structured practice. The holidays are a time to recover from all the training you've been doing but it is vital that you continue to do your own individual workouts. Remember we have two meets during the break - we need to recover yet be ready to compete. More on that later. The point is that we are well on the way to establishing a championship season, one worthy of recognition. We still have a lot of work ahead of us.

How did we do overall?
We had nine families join us at the meet! We can't say "thank you" enough for the parental support. We had one automatic varsity sectional qualifier (Chris, shot put) and five more provisional sectional qualifiers. 22 of our athletes had Personal Records set at this meet with 19 of those finishing in the top 10 in their event.

Our modified team recorded three first place finishes! Jenna  (mod 1000m), Jahlique (mod 55m) and Evan (mod 600m) in his first competition.

These numbers are certainly promising and something to be excited about. But whats more exciting is all the little details improving along the way to reach these outcomes. You're all maturing (almost daily) in the art of track and field. You're all growing (quite quickly) as athletes, too.

Now you know what you're capable of. Now we all know what this team is capable of.

"Winning on the professional level is required. Winning on the collegiate level has become expected. Winning on the high school level should be a pleasant by-product to what you're really supposed to be doing, which is developing young people into productive citizens."
                                                             —Robert Kanab

Girls Varsity

Top Performances 
Sam ran a PR of 8.84 in the 55. Alex ran a PR in the 1000 with a time of 3:59.04 to finish 15th overall and again PR'd in the 55 hurdles at 11.18.
The girls varsity 4x200 relay team finished 10th overall with a time of 2:16.16

Full results here

Girls Modified

Top Performers 
Jenna ran to win the girls 1000 meter race, and she did! Jenna finished first overall with a time of 2:13.16. Way to go Jenna!
In the girls modified 55 meter, Caroline set a PR with a time of 8.93 to finish 4th overall, while Maggie PR'd with a time of 10.06.
In the girls modified 300 meter it was Caroline again leading the team with a time of 55.54 for a 4th place finish.

Full results here

Boys Varsity

Top Performers
Returning senior and defending Section V Champion, Chris, entered the shot put circle for the first time this season and threw 41 feet 9.5 inches to finish second overall.

In the boys 55 meter Dante ran 7.23 to finish 30th out of 112 runner. Mike ran a PR time of 7.53
Mike ran a PR of 43.35 in the 300 meter and Scott set his new record time of 48.69.

In the boys 600 meter, Judah PR'd with a time of 1:42.70.

Owen set a new PR of 3:10.48 and Matthew set a PR of 3:14.54 in the 1000 meter.
Jack ran to a PR time of 6:00.62 improving his time by 25 seconds!
Ian P. continues his streak in the 55 hurdles with a new PR time of 10.17.

Full results here

Boys Modified

Top Performers 

Gavin threw a PR in the shot put of 20 feet 3 inches for a new PR and 6th place finish.

The boys modified team continues to impress with Jahlique running the 55 meter in 7.45 seconds, capturing first place for the second week in a row! Nick C finished 5th overall with a time of 7.49 seconds.

Four personal records were set in the modified 300 meter. Jahlique (44.13) finished second overall, with Ryan, Nick C, and Matthew T also running to their best times in this event.

Evan ran to a first place finish in the boys modified 600 meter with a time of 1:55.25 followed by yet another PR by Ryan at 2:04.69

Full results here

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