Girls Varsity Indoor Track · Indoor Track and Field Competes at State; 4×800 Relay Qualifies To Nationals


The Saint Joseph Academy indoor track and field team competed at the OATCCC Division 1 state meet on Saturday. The Jaguars competed in seven events total.

Highlights of the meet included the 4×800 relay team finishing 9th overall in a time of 9:37.93 which qualifies the team for the national meet this weekend in Manhattan, NY. That team was made up of Annie Allen, Grace Kelley (pictured), Anna Duesenberg and Amanda Keim. The time crushed the previous school record of 9:49.

The two SJA throwers also had strong days with Emma Pesicka finishing 9th in the shot put (35-11.25) and 18th in the weight throw (36-9.25). Fellow thrower Madison Wilson was 19th in the shot put and 21st in the weight throw.

Annie Allen was 15th in the 1600 meter run, Timmia Crayton-Prioleau was 16th in the long jump and Haley Morgan posted a time of 26.30 in the 200 meter dash to finish 17th.

The 4×400 meter relay team finished 18th oveall.