South Side Competes in Track and Field Championships

Liz Textor took first place in the high jump.

The 2011 Nassau County Track and Field Championship kicked off on May 24 at Cold Spring Harbor High School for an exciting two-day event to crown the top competitors in multiple events for three separate classes (AAA, AA, A).

“This event has been very well received and we were fortunate to get this facility to host," said Tournament Director Bob Bush. "The teams have been great, the competition has been great and the times have been great. There were a lot of people to come out and just to see the support that the parents give their kids is really great as well.”

Here's how South Side fared in the County Championship.

South Side:

Team Finish: Boys: 13th in Class AA (14 points); Girls: 13th in Class AA (11 points)

The 4 x 100 relay unit of Evan Chernack, James Hallwood, Kevin Cook and Nick Suss, who took third place, led the South Side boys team. Hallwood also placed fifth in the 200-meter event. Christian Lethbridge placed fourth in the high jump for the Cyclones.

Liz Textor led the girls’ side with a first place finish in the high jump. The 4 x 800-meter relay team of Cathryn Ryan, Kathleen Byrne, Alannah O'Rourke and Katie Lomuto finished in sixth place. Lauren McDonough placed seventh in the 3000-meter event.


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