On March 9, 2018, The Varsity Girls Track & Field team competed in the Colt Invitational at Cortez High School. Mariah Albe won a metal for her 3rd place finish in the 800 meter. The 4×800 team, consisting of Victoria Munoz, Cianya Murillo, Paula Dillinger, and Mariah Albe, also won a metal and placed 3rd. “The ladies have been running well and creating new personal records at the meets. It has been exciting to watch them continue to better their times and compete well.”
The Girls Track & Field Team competed at Mesa Community College on March 3, 2018 at the Arizona Small School Invitational. Mariah Albe placed 24th in a field of 76 in the 400 meter with a PR (personal record) of 1:09.97. She also finished in the top 20 in the 800 meter. Victoria Munoz had a PR in the 800 meter with a time of 2:50.95. “The majority of the athletes got a PR at the meet. It has been exciting to watch their hard work pay off and see the ladies set new PRs.”
The Falcon Varsity Girls Track & Field Team competed at the Phoenix Christian Early Season Invite on February 28, 2018. Mariah Albe placed first in the 800 meter and came in 7th place in the 400 meter. The 4 x 800 team consisting of Victoria Munoz, Cianya Murillo, Paula Dellinger, and Mariah Albe came in first place with a time of 11:28. “The meet was a great starting point for our athletes, helping us to set new personal records for ourselves.” Coach Erickson
The Varsity Girls Track and Field team participated at the Fountain Hills Friday Night meet on April 21, 2017 at Fountain Hills High School. The 4 x 800 meter relay of Victoria Munoz, Mariah Albe, Ashiyah Wheeler, and Paula Dellinger once again beat the school record with a time of 10:57.33. They are 19th in Division 3. Ashiyah Wheeler placed 6th place in the 1600 meter with a time of 6:10.28. Danyelle Earl placed 6th in the 400 meter with a time of 1:06.29. “It was awesome to see the ladies dig deep and come away with several personal records. It is a great way to end a season,” said Coach Erickson.
The Girl’s Track team competed on April 15, 2017 at the Valley Classic at Alhambra Classic. Ashiyah Wheeler came in 8th place and improved her time and the school record in the 1600 meter with a time of 6:07.46. Dany Earl placed 5th in the 400 meter, qualifying her for state, with a time of 1:04.56. Mariah Albe and Paula Dellinger placed 4th and 5th in the 800 meter with times of 2:39.55 and 2:42.09. “The ladies did a great job competing and creating new personal records,” said Coach Erickson.
The girl’s track team competed at the Hal Anders Invitational on April 8, 2018. The 4×800 meter relay team of Paula Dellinger, Victoria Munoz, Ashiyah Wheeler and Mariah Albe beat the school record which was 11:42.58. Ashiyah Wheeler beat her time in the 1600 meter and holds the school record with a time of 6:14, shaving off 5 seconds from her previous time. “The track team continues to improve their times and throws as they compete. It is exciting to watch the team gain new PRs each week,” said Coach Erickson.
The Lady Falcons ran at Fountain Hills Monday Madness meet on April 3, 2017. Mariah Albe came in second place in the 1600 Meter and now holds the new school record with a time of 6:15.35. Ashiyah Wheeler came in third in the 1600 Meter with a time of 6:19.93. Mariah and Ashiyah earned medals for their race. “It is exciting to see the athletes working hard and improving at the meets,” said Coach Erickson.