Trinity Christian School Varsity Track going to WPIALs

Trinity Christian School’s Varsity Track and Field team has runners in seven events tomorrow, May 18, at the WPIAL Championships at Slippery Rock University.

For WPIALs, the top 16 competitors from each section, in each event, advance to these championships.

Here’s a breakdown of TCS’s WPIAL qualifying runners:

Freshman Teresa Conway-Phillips qualified for the Girls 3200 Meter Run by running these two miles in 12:40.57. (For other non-runners, this reads as 12 minutes, 40.57 seconds.)
Freshman Eilidh Edgar qualified for the Girls 800 Meter Run by running a half-mile in 2:29.62.
Junior Ben Gaunt qualified for the Boys 800 Meter Run by running a half-mile in 2:08.44.
Junior Isaac Koerber qualified for the Boys 300 Meter Hurdles by hurdling 300 meters in 45:43.
Sophomore Joshua Maurer qualified for the Boys 400m Dash by sprinting a quarter-mile in 51:73.
Freshman Caleb Schmidt qualified for the 1600 Meter Run by running a mile in 4:54.41.
Ben Gaunt, Zeke Sams, Max Agate, and Caleb Schmidt (alternates: Andrew Zambito, Tommy Nelson, and Silas Bolen) qualified for the Boys 4×800 Meter Relay by completing four half-miles (one half-mile each) in 8:57.08 total.

Anyone who comes in at the top 5 at tomorrow’s WPIAL Championships will advance to the PIAA State Finals.

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