The Girls Varsity Track and Field competed at the Arizona State Track Meet at Mesa Community College on May 5, 2018. The Girls 4×800 meter relay team, comprised of Paula Dellinger, Faith Guy, Victoria Munoz, and Mariah Albe, came in 11th place in Division 3 with a time of 10:52.07. “It was exciting to have these ladies make it to state. They had a great season and their hard work during the season paid off well. I’m very proud of them,” said Coach Erickson.
David Vargas competed at the Arizona State Track Meet at Mesa Community College on May 5, 2018. David placed 22nd in Division 3 with a throw of 39’5”. “I am proud of David’s progress during the season. It was exciting to watch him compete at the state level. I am looking forward to see what he can accomplish next year,” said Coach Norris.
On May 4, 2018, Jacob Edwards competed at the Arizona State Division 3 Championship Prelims at Mesa Community College. He came in 10th place in the 400 meter with a new PR of 51.18. “Jacob had a terrific end to his season, improving his time in the 400 meter in each of his final three meets. His relentless work ethic and willingness to get better will make him a force in the 400 meter next year. I am excited for his future,” said Coach Norris.
Tonight the Falcons play their first playoff game and fell short 22 to 29. Alexandra Key had an amazing 10 rebounds and 10 points. Gabby Fasst did not let much go through, grabbing 6 steals and adding 8 points to her stat line. The Falcons fought for 40 minutes and gave it their all. “You only fail if stop doing it,“ said Coach Torrez.
Today the North Pointe Prep Falcons took on the Tempe Prep Knights in a basketball game that ended 44-6 in favor of the Knights. The Falcons fought hard in the first half, keeping it close the whole time. Several players played very good defense throughout the game. Brian Medina led the Falcons in scoring with 3 points. ” We played hard the whole game but it seemed like there was a lid on the basket for us. I’m proud of how the boys finished off this season,” said Coach Pacitti.
JH Falcon Track and Field athletes competed in the Great Hearts Championship Meet at Apollo High School on Saturday. April 28th. Thrower Alexandra Costarella took a silver medal in the shot put and a bronze in the discus. Kailyn Banks went to the finals in the 100m Hurdles, placing 4th overall. Grace Chapman also made the final round of shot put, with a 9th place finish. “All the athletes worked really hard all season, and it was great to see their dedication pay off in the final meet,” said Coach Johnson.
The Varsity Boys Track and Field competed at the Last Chance Meet at Alhambra High School on April 25, 2018. Jacob Edwards was able to improve his time in the 400 meter, with a time of 51.96, solidifying his state at the state track meet. “I am excited to continue working with our athletes and watch them compete at the state track meet,” said Coach Norris.