Mechanicsville, Virginia - Hanover High School
With a few competitions under their belts, the athletes on the Lynnhaven Lynx Track and Field Team have pushed their limits and exceeded their own expectations with new personal records being met.
On April 27th, the team traveled to Mechanicsville, VA and took on host school Hanover High School in addition to four other schools in the Richmond area. There were several new PRs set on the varsity squad. Junior, Omar Loiseau, regularly competes in the 100 meter dash, where he set a new personal record of 13.90 seconds. Sophomores,Tori Lortz, Yaquae Meyers, and Ellington Burnette also set new personal records in their events with Lortz running 34.94 seconds in the 200 meter dash, Meyers throwing 13 feet 8.5 inches in the shot put event, and Burnette throwing 27 feet 1 inch in shot put as well. Freshman, Joey Hitchcock, placed a personal best in the shot put event with a 16 foot throw.
In the junior varsity section, 8th grader Jaylen Hayes set a new personal best in the 1600 meter run with a time of 6:18.94.
The track and field team will compete in their next meet with Charles City High School on May 12th at 4:30pm.