Friday, 10 May 2013 00:00
Westbury High School recently hosted the Nassau County Coaches Track Meet. Over a dozen schools participated in events such as hurdles, sprints, steeplechase and relays. The Westbury varsity and freshman/sophomore girls won first in the 4X400 meter relay. The boys varsity team came in first in the 4x100 meter relay. Clarke took first in the 4X800 meter relay with a time of 10:22. Westbury senior Malique Merchant came in a close second in the varsity boys 200 meter dash.
Westbury senior Deidree Golbourne clinched first place in the shot put and discus throw. Westbury sophomore Brendan Alerte coming in second for the triple jump. Westbury’s Janielle Nichol won first place in the varsity girls triple jump. Clarke senior Tristynn Mercedes took second in the varsity girls 2000 meter steeplechase with a time of 7:28. Westbury’s Carlos Ibarra-Cruz finished in second in the steeplechase.