The Berea-Midpark Boys and Girls Track and Field teams were back in business on Friday, again attending two different contests. In Fairview, Berea-Midpark’s girls won six of the thirteen events and placed in the top three in all but one event as the girls were named the Fairview Warrior Relays champions after scoring 105 team points. In Lakewood, the boys won four of the fourteen events and finished second in six to help them win the Lakewood Ranger Relays with 102 team points.
FAIRVIEW WARRIOR RELAYS | Fairview Results
The field events kicked off the 41st Annual Warrior Relays and the Titans were victorious in three. At pole vault, the freshman relay team of Leah Miclau (9-00), Christina Matese (8-06) and Audrey Sefik (6-00) collectively cleared the highest mark with 23-06 to secure the win. In the long jump, Faith Kingsley had the longest jump on the afternoon by nearly a foot and a half with her jump of 17-01.5. Along side Jillian McArdle (15-07.5) and Naomi Jackson (14-10), the Titans would win another field event. The Orange and Blue would also earn first in the high jump relay as Mia Vargo (5-02), Kingsley (5-00) and Heaven Santiago (4-02) outperformed the field.
On the track, Morgan Jankowski started the day with an impressive win in the 1600M run, breaking the old Warrior Relay meet record held by BMHS alumna Lindsey Scarton (5:14.20), finishing with a time of 5:11.29. The senior would also help two relay teams to victories. Jankowski, along with Megan Thai, Brooke Kosakowski and Shura Ermakov won the 4×800 meter relay with a time of 9:52.00, finishing a full 11 seconds ahead of Olmsted Falls. Jankowski would anchor the Distance Medley relay team which included Kosakowski, Jourdan Longino and Thai. The quartet finished an astonishing 45 seconds ahead of second place Independence with a time of 13:19.96.
LAKEWOOD RANGER RELAYS | Lakewood Results
The boys shined in the field events Friday afternoon, winning three of the five at Lakewood High School. In the pole vault relay, Berea-Midpark had the top two finishers, with both Justin Muchewicz and Josh Treadway clearing 13 feet, while Chase Thomas rounded out the team’s first place finish clearing 11 feet.
The relay team of Dominic Zarzycki-Hall (19-11), Luke Wolak (19-11) and Brandon Bradley (19-10.5) took first in the long jump relay as all three individuals finished in the top four of the event. In high jump, Bradley, Zarzycki-Hall and ShaDaryll Clark all cleared 5-08 to earn the Titans another victory.
Hunter Bonham (39-02), Eric Nicol (37-06) and Nick Salm (36-02) earned a third place finish in the shot put relay.
On the track, the Orange and Blue had two individual second place finishes. Clark finished the 110 hurdles in 15.05, only .51 seconds behind Lakewood’s Tyler Hannah. In the 3200 meter run, Anthony Cocita finished second after crossing the finish line in 10:29.94. The Titans had five relay teams finish in the top two, highlighted by the 4×200 team that finished first with its time of 1:32.66.
The boys and girls will host North Olmsted on Wednesday April 17th at Berea-Midpark Middle School Track. Events will get underway at 4:30 pm.