5th Grade Track & Field Sets New Records

Birchwood’s Jayla St Croix is in the lead and ready to set a new district record.
Birchwood’s Jayla St Croix is in the lead and ready to set a new district record.
Getting off on the right foot for the running long jump launches our 5th-grader to a possible record.
Getting off on the right foot for the running long jump launches our 5th-grader to a possible record.
Maplewood’s Ryan Downes (right) is ready to finish the 80Meter in a record-setting 10.8 seconds.
Maplewood’s Ryan Downes (right) is ready to finish the 80Meter in a record-setting 10.8 seconds.
Reflecting on the beautiful morning during her 800Meter run, this fifth-grader is ready for a great year.
Reflecting on the beautiful morning during her 800Meter run, this fifth-grader is ready for a great year.
Keeping a watchful eye on his competition, the boy’s 800Meter got exciting down the stretch.
Keeping a watchful eye on his competition, the boy’s 800Meter got exciting down the stretch.
 Our scoring judges were extra busy with all of the new district records. Left to right: Ms. Reichert, Mr. Slovak, Ms. Gross and emcee for the day Mr. Lauria.
Our scoring judges were extra busy with all of the new district records. Left to right: Ms. Reichert, Mr. Slovak, Ms. Gross and emcee for the day Mr. Lauria.

This year’s 5th Grade Track and Field Meet proved once again to be a huge success. Coupled with sunny but brisk fall weather, athletes from Birchwood and Maplewood participated in this annual event that features Sprints, 4x100 Relay Races, Accuracy and Distance Throws and Standing and Running Long Jumps. What an exciting day with 4 athletes breaking district records and one student tying a previous record!!  Here are our new record winners who deserve special recognition! 

From Birchwood:

80 Meter Dash: Jayla St Croix-11.3 seconds 

Distance Throw: Emily Butera- 114 feet

 

From Maplewood:

80 Meter Dash: Ryan Downes-10.8 seconds 

Accuracy Throw: Eddie Beck- 9/10 throws

And tying a previous record was: Brianna Bryan in 50 Meter Dash in 7.6 seconds

Thanks to all the Physical Education teachers who worked the event and to our fabulous 5th-grade athletes who competed to do their own personal best that day! You made us all proud of your effort and a wonderful display of sportsmanship!!

 

Thanks to all the Physical Education teachers who worked the event and to our fabulous 5th-grade athletes who competed to do their own personal best that day! You made us all proud of your effort and a wonderful display of sportsmanship!!

 

 

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