OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD: Port Washington girls take county title, many others shine at states

OUTDOOR TRACK AND FIELD: Port Washington girls take county title, many others shine at states
Bella Lucas (center) of Port Washington once again won the county long jump title. Photo credit: Schreiber H.S.

In a mostly individual sport, the Port Washington girls track and field team keeps shining as a unit.

The Vikings won their fourth consecutive county team track title (spanning two years of winter and spring seasons) by besting Oceanside to win the Nassau County meet this spring.

Individual winners for Port Washington included Bella Lucas in the long jump, Eve Siff-Scheer in the steeplechase and Emily Bosworth in the discus throw.

Just about every local school had athletes place in the Top 3 on the girls side at the Nassau County meets, including, starting with Class AA:

Roslyn: Diana Santos finished 3rd in the shot put; and fourth in discus, while Ariella Aminov was second in the discus throw.

Manhasset: Dominique Randall finished 3rd in pole vault.

Great Neck South: Isabella Spagnoli finished first in the 2,000 steeplechase, in 7:13.46, and third in the 1,500 meters.
Great Neck North: Julie Sun finished fifth in the 2,000 steeplechase, while Maya Ohebshalom was the runner-up 400 hurdles.
North Shore: Now in the Class A meet, North Shore’s Bella Martocci took a pair of second places, in the 1,500 meters (4:59.71), and the 3,000 meters (11:02.01), while Madeline Bush took second place in 2:23.39 in the 800 meters nabbed third place in 1,500 meters.
Sophia Marchioli was second in the 3,000 steeple, while teammate Joanna Kenney was right behind her in third.
Sophia DeMillio was the champion in pole vault, soaring nine feet.
Wheatley: Sadie Keys snagged first place in the 3,000 steeplechase, in 7:44.08, while teammate Sydney Romano captured first place in the discus with an impressive toss of 119 feet, 10 inches, and third place in the shot put.
Shannon Flachner took3rd place in the 3,000 meters, while Caitlin O’Keefe also got the bronze in the 800 meters.
Mineola:  MaryEllen Steiner grabbed third place in the 100 hurdles.
On the boys side, once again quite a few local athletes shone and grabbed Top 3 finishes at counties (the state meet was not finished as of press time):
— Port Washington: Steven Theodoropoulos was the winner of the 3,000 steeplechase, in 10:15.70.Bryson Bodner took third place in the shot put
— Manhasset: Ryan Boldi won the 800 meters in 1:57.85, while  Cole Thalheimer was second in the 800, less than a second behind his teammate.
Paul Park once again dominated the jumping competitions, finishing first in long jump, 22’11.50, and first in triple jump ( 46’3.50)
— Roslyn: Zachary Davidson captured first place in pole vault, with a vault of 12’6 inches, and he took third in triple jump.
— Great Neck North: Jared Kimiabakhsh won the 3,200 meters in 9:38.89.
— Great Neck South: Junseo Deschenses,  finished 3rd in 3,000 steeplechase, while William Ouyang, was third in discus throw.
At Class A Meet:
— Mineola: Josiah Bracken captured first place in the 200 meters in 22.41, landed in 3rd place in the 100 meters.
— North Shore: Michael Ye nabbed third place in the 200 meters, 22.98, while Samuel Sturge took two bronzes, in the 800 meters and 1,600 meters.
Robby Levy finished in 2nd place in the 1,600 meters, and grabbed third place in the 3200 meters.
Liam Brady grabbed third place in the 3,000 meter steeplechase.

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