News and Announcements
Girls 4X800m State Relay Team
Our Girls 4×800 State Relay Team
State Competition Results and New Top 10 List
CONGRATULATIONS TO MILTON T&F ATHLETES FOR THEIR 1st DAY OF STATE COMPETITION ON 5/13!
Milton Track and Field kicked off the first day of GHSA State competition with a great meet!
The Girl’s 4×800m relay ran to the #2 time in school history in 9:48.53 to get 7th place and on the podium. Congratulations to team members Ella Grace Malcom, Annalise Crow, Megan Stechschulte and Farrah Frith for their achievement!
In the 3200m, senior Jack Petkash became the #2 performer in school history finishing on the podium in 6th Place with a time of 9:15.44! Senior captain, Hayden Marshall, closed out his Milton career with a personal best in the 3200m to finish 11th and become the #5 performer in school history in 9:24.05!
Regional Championships Award Winners
REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS AWARD WINNERS!
After each meet our Coaches & Captains pick out male & female athletes who showed outstanding teamwork, dedication and inspiration to the team and celebrate them with a Meet Award.
Congratulations to the following award recipients from the Regional Championship Meet held on 4/28 & 4/30:
Genevieve Trainor, Charlie Reynolds, Leelah Dennis, Connor Brunson, Jack Petkash, Hayden Marshall, Jade Sutters, Essence Jones and Muadh George. Please be sure to check out their photos and Q/A.
Sectional Results and New Top 10 List
The Milton Track & Field team competed at the GHSA sectionals meet on Saturday, May 8th and came away with 4 individual state qualifiers in 3 events for the boys and 1 relay team qualified for the girl’s team. The state meet for Milton athletes will be held on May 13-14 at McEachern HS in Powder Springs, GA.
Milton had 4 individual qualifiers that will compete in the state meet later this week. Senior Jack Petkash led the boy’s team with his 3rd place finish in the 1600 meters (4:23.11) & 4th place finish in the 3200 meters (9:40.04). Petkash, who is the Milton stadium record holder in the 1600m (4:17.94), will go for a state title and possible school record (4:15.51) in that event along with the 3200m. Fellow senior & team captain Hayden Marshall qualified for the state meet in the 3200 meters going 9:42.07 good for 8th place after just missing qualifying in the 1600m with a 9th place finish earlier in the meet. Junior Andrew Dassler easily cleared 13 feet in the pole vault to qualify for the state meet where he will contend for the individual title this Friday morning.
The Lady Eagles will be represented at the state meet with the 4×800 meter relay team. The quartet ran an impressive 9:58.02 for 5th in the race and recorded the 4th best performance in school history! The team of freshman Ella Grace Malcom, sophomore Annalise Crow, junior Megan Stechschulte & sophomore Farrah Frith will contend for a podium (top-8 finish) at the state meet Thursday afternoon in the first year this event will be contested for a state championship title.
GOOD LUCK MILTON TRACK & FIELD!
Also, here is the new top ten update:
The new Top Ten Report as of 5/9/21 reflects changes for the following athletes and events:
Kennedy Nizdil going from #9 (1:01.77) to #8 (1:01.66) in the 400 meters
The Girls 4×800m Relay Team (freshman Ella Grace Malcom, sophomore Annalise Crow, junior Megan Stechschulte & sophomore Farrah Frith) ran a State qualifying time of 9:58.02 and recorded the 4th best performance in school history!
CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR MILTON ATHLETES FOR THEIR PERFORMANCE AT THE 2021 REGION 5 7A CHAMPIONSHIP ON 4/28 & 4/30!
MILTON VARSITY BOYS FINISHED IN 2nd PLACE AS THE 2021 MEET RUNNER-UP!
MILTON VARSITY GIRLS FINISHED IN 5th PLACE
MILTON T&F IS THRILLED TO ANNOUNCE THE FOLLOWING
GHSA SECTIONALS QUALIFIERS:
RELAY TEAMS QUALIFIERS:
4×800m girls team: (3rd & ran 10:05.41, 8th-best in school history!)
Ella Grace Malcom-Annalise Crow-Audrey Nichols-Farrah Frith
4×100m girls team (3rd):
Mireya Abeywardane, Kennedy Nizdil,
Haydn Bendall, Jade Sutters
4×100m boys team (3rd):
Ved Rao, Devin Dahunsi,
Ethan Marcum, Darrel Udemba
4×400m girls team (3rd):
Kennedy Nizdil, Haydn Bendall,
Jade Sutters, Leelah Dennis
INDIVIDUAL EVENT QUALIFIERS (listed alphabetically):
4th place 3200m (#9 best performer in school history, 9:38.11 PR)
Pole Vault 1st (and improves to #3 all time from #4) 14’6" PR, stadium record!
3rd 110m hurdles; 4th 300m hurdles
4th Shot Put (moves to #7 all-time with 32’ PR throw)
4th 100m hurdles, 1st High Jump (4’10" PR moves her to #6 all-time)
4th Triple Jump
3rd 3200m & 3rd 1600m
1st 3200m & 1st 1600m
1st 400m (her prelim was a very slight improvement on the #3 performer of all-time); 3rd 200m (her 26.41 moves her from #10 to #5 all-time!)