By S. Quinn DeJoy and J. Murrer
Jan. 15, 2020: The winter track and field teams competed in the League 3C Championships on Sunday at The Armory. The girls’ team easily won leagues by outscoring second-place Pawling 211-154.
Eighteen girls earned All-League honors for winning their respective events: Caroline Ircha, Kelly Weild, Eve Balseiro, Ava Black, Marielle Dibbini, Millie Koenig, Remi Mellinghoff, Jules Gravier, Sabrina Mellinghoff, Alisa Kanganis, Lauren Rao, Betsy Marshall, Madeline Stupart, Maeve Sullivan, Rory Denning, Ella Stupart, Avery Widen and Anna Outcalt.
Five members of the boys’ team placed first and earned All-League recognition: Connor Randall, Will Murray, Tim Murray, Johnny Moynihan and Ben Hanley.
For a list of those Bronxville athletes who finished in the top five, see below.
Two Bronxville school records were set at the League Championships. Jules Gravier won the pole vault, breaking the Bronxville school record for the fourth time this season (10-9). Connor Randall, who won the 55m dash in 6.72, also set a Bronxville School record.
Pictured: Connor Randall (center) in the 55m dash
Leagues 1B and 2C were also competing at The Armory on Sunday night. These leagues included much larger schools such as Mamaroneck, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle and Nyack. In four events, Bronxville athletes placed first overall for Leagues1B, 2C and 3C.
In addition to breaking Bronxville school records, Connor Randall and Jules Gravier placed first overall. Millie Koenig placed first overall in the long jump (16-01) and moved into second place on the All-Time Top Performers for Bronxville in that event. Finally, Marshall, Sullivan, M. Stupart, and Balseiro placed first overall in the 4x400m relay in a time of 4.13.80.
The Bronxville girls ‘ track team has some outstanding talent this season. Four Bronxville girls will be competing in the high school 4x400m relay at the Millrose Games after qualifying at the Millrose Trials on January 9th. The Millrose Games, the most prestigious indoor track and field event in the U.S. will take place at The Armory on February 8th.
League Results: Girls
Pictured: Bronxville girls’ after winning the league title
55m dash: Caroline Ircha, 1st, 7.69; Alisa Kanganis, 2nd, 7.77; Kelly Weild, 4th, 7.92, Sabrina Mellinghoff, 5th, 7.94
300m: K. Weild, 1st, 43.54; A. Kanganis, 3rd, 44.40; Donna Napolitano, 4th, 44.90
600m: Eve Balseiro, 1st, 1:42.13; Betsy Marshall, 2nd, 1:44.86
1000m: Ava Black, 1st, 3.08.21; Madeline Stupart, 2nd, 3:09.69; Rory Denning, 5th, 3:20.75
1500m: Maeve Sullivan, 2nd, 5:18.78
3000m: Avery Widen, 2nd, 11:47.51; Ella Stupart, 3rd, 12:20.13
55m hurdles: Jules Gravier, 4th, 10.71
High Jump: Marielle Dibbini 1st, 4-8; E. Balseiro, 4th, 4-4, Olivia O’Keefe, 5th, 3-9
Long Jump: Amelia Koenig, 1st, 16-1; Remi Mellinghoff, 3rd, 13-4; Natalia Metzger, 4th, 13-0.25
Triple Jump: R. Mellinghoff, 1st, 31-10.75; Danielle Dragoni, 4th, 28-5; N. Metzger, 5th, 27-7.25
Pole Vault: J. Gravier, 1st, 10-9
Weight Throw: C. Ircha, 2nd, 24-6.25
4x200m relay: S. Mellinghoff, K. Weild, Lauren Rao, A. Kanganis, 1st, 1.51.79
4x400m relay: B. Marshall, M. Sullivan, M. Stupart, E. Balseiro, 1st, 4:13. 80
4x800m relay: R. Denning, Anna Outcalt, E. Stupart, A. Widen, 1st, 10:39.45
League Results: Boys
Pictured: Bronxville boys competing at the league meet
55m dash: Connor Randall, 1st, 6.72; Henry Donohue, 3rd, 7.02; Johnny Moynihan, 4th, 7:03; P.J. Krestinski, 5th, 7.09
300m: C. Randall, 1st, 36.70
600m: Henry Sheehan, 3rd, 1:29.64
1000m: Ellis Goodson, 4th, 2:54.30
1600m: John Ryan, 4th, 4:55.95
3200m: John Ryan, 2nd, 10:11.13; James Balseiro, 5th, 11:35.41
55m hurdles: H. Donohue, 3rd, 9.12; Dylan Ruddy, 5th, 9.88
High Jump: Liam Heraty, 2nd, 5-3; P.J. Krestinski, 3rd, 5-3; Eric Fleisig, 4th, 5-0
Long Jump: Tim Murray, 1st, 18-6.25; Spencer Blumenreich, 4th, 16-3.25; Mike Weild, 5th, 16-2.5
Triple Jump: J. Moynihan, 1st, 36-4.75; Spencer Dessart, 2nd, 35-4.5; Wesley Kane, 3rd, 32-2.25; Sam Mandanas, 4th, 30-10.25
Pole Vault: Ben Hanley, 1st, 8-0; Wilder Burgin, 2nd, 8-0; Macklin Pettee, 3rd, 7-6
Weight Throw: Will Murray, 1st, 40-10.25; George Daher, 4th, 38-8.75; George McCormick, 5th, 34-0
4x400m relay: 3rd, 3:52.76
Pictured at top in rotation: The girls’ 55m dash with Caroline Ircha leading the pack; Connor Randall placing first in the 300m run.
Photos by J. Ircha