ATLANTA - The Mount Vernon varsity girls and boys track and field teams were in action last week, competing in the GHSA Class-A Private Area-3 Championship at Atlanta International School.
The varsity girls team took third place while the varsity boys took second place and were awarded the Area-3 Region Runner-Up trophy.
The finish marks the highest finish for the varsity girls team in program history and for the varsity boys, it is the most points scored in an Area Championship in history for the Mustangs.
Twenty-seven Mustangs advanced to the Sectional round, the most in Mount Vernon's program history as well.
Below are the top results from last week's meet:
Area-3 Region Champions:
-Christopher Kartsonas-110 meter Hurdles/300 meter Hurdles
-Nagari Tophia-Boys 400 meter
-Benjamin Spitz, Nagari Tophia, Christopher Kartsonas, Liam O’toole-Boys 4x100 meter relay
-Quin Goodson-Boys Shot Put
Sectional Qualifiers (All)
Girls: 11 total
-Savannah Robinson-Holmes-4x200, 4x100, 100 meter, 200 meter
-Mia James-4x100, 4x400
-Leah Collins-4x200, 100 meter
-Kennedy Reynolds-4x1, 4x4, 400 meter, 300 meter hurdles
Audrey Thompson-800 meter, 4x400 (alt)
Meredith Dunlap-400 meter, 4x400
-Lauren Dove-Shot Put and Discus
-Claire Smith-Shot Put and Discus
Boys: 16 total
-Benjamin Spitz-4x200, 100 meter, 4x100
-James Knight-4x200, 4x800
-Aidan Ray-4x200, 110 meter hurdles, 300 meter hurdles, long jump
-Christopher Kartsonas-110 meter hurdles, 300 meter hurdles, 4x100, 4x400
-Nagari Tophia-400 meter, 200 meter, 4x100, 4x400
-Collin Maher-400 meter, 800 meter, 4x400
-Liam O'Toole-400 meter, 200 meter, 4x100, 4x400
-Tyler Van Name-4x800
-Quin Goodson-Shot Put and Discus
-Michael Hardie-Shot Put
-Max Moore- Discus
-Justin Early-Long Jump
-Eli Weiser-Pole Vault
The Mustangs are back in action on Saturday, May 7, competing in the GHSA Sectional Round at Trinity Christian.
Events will start at 10 a.m. in Sharpsburg, Ga.
Established in 1972, The Mount Vernon School, serves over 1,200 students in preschool through grade 12 on our 40 acre Atlanta campus. As a leading visionary independent school, Mount Vernon’s brand of innovation and entrepreneurship has emerged over the last decade, impacting schools in the US and across the globe through Mount Vernon Ventures, a research, strategy, and consulting division of the School. In addition, in 2021 the School launched a global online program for grade 9-12 to meet the needs of today’s flexible family. Through established partnerships with Fortune 500 companies, non-profits, and civic environments, our mission is to design a better world...together.
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