Track Trio Succeed at County Meet


Three members of the high school’s girls varsity winter track and field team – Amanda Engrassia, Jackie Ginty and Katie Ginty – successfully competed at the Section XI state qualifying meet on Feb. 8. The event, featuring the top student-athletes from across Suffolk County, was held at the indoor arena at Suffolk County Community College West in Brentwood.

Katie Ginty finished in eighth place in the 55-meter dash with a personal best time of 7.46 seconds, earning her All-League status, while Engrassia ran the 1,000-meter race and earned Academic All-County honors.

Jackie Ginty finished in first place for the 55-meter dash and was named county champion and All-County. Her record-breaking time of 7.22 seconds earned her a trip to the state championships, to be held March 5 at Cornell University.