Track Teams Qualify Five for States


The boys and girls varsity track teams had a big night at the state qualifier meet at Suffolk Community College’s Suffolk West Indoor Track on Feb. 13, earning spots at the state championships in the 55-meter dash, 300-meter dash and 4x200 relay.

With a commanding record-breaking time of 7:23, senior Jackie Ginty won first place in the girls 55-meter contest for the second year in a row.

Fellow senior Mike Krebs likewise dominated the boys 300-meter with a time of 36.14.

The boys 4x200 relay squad of junior Anoune Basse and seniors Krebs, Andrew Moschetto and Mike Quast took first with a blazing time of 1:34.25.

All five athletes will compete in the New York State Track and Field Championships, to be held March 4 at Ocean Breeze Track and Field Athletic Complex in Staten Island.