Indoor track titles roll in for local runners

Chantilly junior Brandon McGorty won Virginia 6A titles in the 1000m and 1600m and was on the winning 4x400m relay team. Photo; Ed Lull
Chantilly junior Brandon McGorty won Virginia 6A titles in the 1000m and 1600m and was on the winning 4x400m relay team. Photo: Ed Lull

Though RunWashington focuses on cross country, we still keep an eye on track news. Throughout February, runners from local high schools claimed 19 state titles in distance events (800m and up) at their respective indoor state championships. Here they are:

D.C.

800m
Tristan Colaizzi, Georgetown Day School  –  2:00.37
Alahna Sabbakhan, St. John’s College – 2:30.26

1600m
Tristan Colaizzi, Georgetown Day School  – 4:31.15
Kyera Frank, Wilson – 5:32.75

3200m
William McCann, Gonzaga College – 10:12.59
Katherine Treanor, Georgetown Day School – 11:43.65

Maryland

4A

800m
Liam Walsh, Quince Orchard – 1:59.40

3200m
Bethlehem Taye, Paint Branch – 10:53.03

4×800
Walter Johnson, Abigail Green, Jasmine Garrett, Katrione Kirsch, Emily Murphy – 9:37.91

Virginia

5A

1600m
Heather Holt, George Marshall – 5:01.74

3200m
Saurav Velleleth, Thomas Jefferson – 9:27.99

4x800m
George Marshall, Benjamin Smith, Alexander Haight, Sean Gustafson, Patrick Lynch – 8:18.80

6A

1000m
Brandon McGorty, Chantilly – 2:29.62
Reagan Bustamante, West Springfield – 2:52.20

1600m
Brandon McGorty, Chantilly – 4:13.46
Kate Murphy, Lake Braddock – 4:51.61

3200m
Kate Murphy, Lake Braddock – 10:38.36

4×800
Lake Braddock, Andrew Delvecchio, Cavanaugh McGaw, Colin Schaefer, Ben Fogg – 8:00.81
Patriot, Lindsay Yentz, Sierra Biber, Abigail Wied, Rachel McArthur – 9:23.76

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