Our talented Colonie track and field athletes have been training relentlessly and pushing their limits, and now their hard work has paid off. Let’s take a moment to celebrate their outstanding performances and achievements and wish them well as they head to the States this week.
“The kids have really come together this season and worked hard for these goals,” said Colonie track and field coach Lisa Paparone. “I am incredibly proud of each and every one of them, and I have no doubt that they will continue to shine as they represent Colonie this week at the States. Their achievements not only speak volumes about their individual talents but also reflect the unwavering spirit of our team.”
Freshman Mariah Durenay has set the track ablaze with her remarkable time of 25.56 seconds in the 200m.
Senior Jordan Goddard with his lightning-fast time of 10.97 seconds in the 100m.
Junior Aidan Norris has proven himself as a force to be reckoned with, achieving an outstanding time of 1:54.49 in the 800m. Notably, Aidan ranks 4th in the state across all divisions.
We have two exceptional athletes, Gordon and Buskey, making waves in the track and field scene. Buskey, currently tied for 4th in the state across all divisions, holds the Section 2 Freshmen Record. Additionally, he ranks 2nd in New York State for Freshmen all time.
The 4x100m relay team, consisting of Dylan Fox, Brandon Gordon, Connor Ploof, and Jordan Goddard, has showcased exceptional teamwork and speed, achieving an impressive time of 42.69 seconds. They hold a commendable 6th place in the state and 11th across all divisions.
The 4x400m relay team, comprising Dylan Fox, Aidan Norris, Jordan Goddard, and Brandon Gordon, secured a remarkable time of 3:22.07. They hold an outstanding 3rd place in the state and 7th across all divisions.