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:


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

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

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



Liam Walsh, Quince Orchard – 1:59.40

Bethlehem Taye, Paint Branch – 10:53.03

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



Heather Holt, George Marshall – 5:01.74

Saurav Velleleth, Thomas Jefferson – 9:27.99

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


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

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

Kate Murphy, Lake Braddock – 10:38.36

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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