The Varsity Boys Track and Field team participated at the Fountain Hills Friday Night Track Meet at Fountain Hills High School on April 21, 2017. Andrew Carson ran a PR in the 100 meter with a time of 12.33. David Vargas did an excellent job throwing with PRS in both shot and discus, throwing 36’4″ and 101’8″. “After a season full of hard work and countless hours on the track, our boys improved greatly and ended the season strong,” said Coach Norris.
The Boy’s Track Team competed at Fountain Hills Monday Madness on April 3, 2017. Travis Evans came in third in the triple jump with a jump of 37′ 4 3/4″. He earned a medal for his place. He also jumped 18’2″ in the long jump, a new school record. Joey Faast earned a top 10 finish in the 1600 meter race with a time of 5:14:18. Our boys competed hard and improved in every area.
The North Pointe Prep Boy’s Track team participated in the ALA Invitational at South Mountain High School on March 28th. Andrew Carson came in 20th place out of 45 runners in the 100 meter dash. Joey Faast led the way in the 1600 meter and 800 meter. He came in 12th place in the 1600 meter and won his heat. In the 800 meter, Joey placed 15th in a field of 37 with a time of 2:19. Travis Evans ran a 26.07 in the 200 meter and placed 11th place in the long jump with a jump of 17 feet 8 and three-quarter inches. Justice McCoy competed in the triple jump with a jump of 38 feet two inches, four inches short of the school record. “The boys showed grit and determination and set themselves up for better competition in the next meet,” said Coach Norris.
Today the Falcons track and field team competed in the Last Chance meet at Alhambra High School. Once again the Falcons represented North Pointe well competing for the last time this season. Notable performances go to Alex Haw, Tyrice Murphy and Ashiyah Wheeler for breaking their personal records in the 200 meter run with times of 24.76, 25.59 and 31.14. Also to Nick Alley for finishing the 1600 meter run with a time of 5:02 and is now ranked 3rd all-time on North Pointes records for the event. And throwers Jacob Wilson for breaking his personal record in the shot put (27’ 8.00) along with Taylor Tames for breaking her personal record in the Discus (50’ 10.00). “The team has worked hard all season. I am so proud of this group for what they have accomplished; their dedication has driven them to be not only great athletes but amazing individuals as well” said Coach Garcia.
Today the Falcons Track and Field team competed in the Phoenix Christian Multi meet at Bourgade Catholic High School. The Falcons competed well against the eight other schools that were in attendance for the meet. Notable performances go to Alexis Yanda for breaking her personal record in the 1600 meter run finishing under the seven minute mark. Also, the boy’s 4X400 meter relay for finishing in second place. “I’m proud of the work that this team has put into this season thus far, and as we continue to improve I’m confident that we’ll reach our goals” said Coach Garcia.
Today the Falcons track and field team competed in the Peoria Invitational at Peoria High School. The Falcons continue to improve as the season goes on and as a result, personal records continue to be broken. Notable performances go to Alex Haw for breaking his PR in the 100 meter run with a time of 11.73 and 200 meter run with a time of 25.30. Also, throwers Karac Jones, Nick Kohlerman, Aryan Wagoner and Taylor Tames showed significant improvements in the Shot put and discus events. Great Job! “I love the fight and determination of this team; they are relentless and accept the challenges ahead of them” said Coach Garcia. Great work Falcons!