Wheatley Track and Field Athletes are Heading to the States!

At last week’s Section VIII State Qualifier meet at North Shore High School, several Wheatley track and field athletes competed in order to qualify for the State Championship later this week.

Competing in the State Qualifiers were:

  • Devin Brancato
  • Steven John
  • Megan Klein
  • Antonio Liparoto
  • Brianna O’Brien

The results of the competition are as follows:

Qualified for State Championships:

  • 1st Place Division 2 (1500m ): Brianna O’Brien – 4:46.81
  • 2nd Place Division 2 (3000m): Brianna O’Brien – 11:07.75
    (This was Brianna’s second 3000m; she actually heads to States with a seed time of 10:02.07)
  • 1st Place Division 2 (Long Jump): Steven John – 20-07.00
  • 1st Place Division 2 (Discus): Antonio Liparoto – 133-02

Other events Wheatley competed in at the Section VIII State Qualifier:

  • 3rd Place Division 2 (110 Hurdles) – Steven John – 16.60
  • 3rd Place Division 2 (Triple Jump) – Megan Klein – 30-03.25
  • 3rd Place Division 2 (1600m) – Devin Brancato – 4:46.82

Congratulations to all of the competitors and good luck to those heading to the State Championship meet! Thanks to Coach Walsh and Coach Paulson for their work with the athletes.

(Thanks to Coach Paulson for the overview of the results and some of the photos.)

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