Porters Host Second Meet of the Season

Saturday, April 14th was a beautiful day for a track meet. Although the team score was not enough to top Loomis Chaffee or Greenwich Academy, many of the Porter's athletes showed impressive individual performances. Alba Clarke '20 ran a smart 1500m race and pulled ahead for the win with a time of 5:34. Porter's dominated the 100-meter hurdles with Bella Heath '20 (18.18) and Gabby Owens '19 (18.84) finishing 1st and 2nd respectively. Heath '20 also finished 2nd in the 200m with a time of 28.16 and Owens '19 took 4th in the Long Jump with a distance of 12’10’’.  In the 100m race, Julianne Borges Gordon '19 took 2nd place (13.68) followed by Kendall Heath '18 in 3rd (14.46). Team Captain Kyra Bukowski '18 ran the 800m in 2:44 giving her a 3rd place finish and a personal best. Fellow Captain Miriam Mathew '18 also had an impressive performance with 1st place in the 300m hurdles in a time of 54.99. Marisol Carty '19 had a solid 3rd place finish in the 3000 meters with a time of 13:01.  Representing the throwing events, Lauren Schramm '20 took 1st place in the javelin with a distance of 80’11’’.  All athletes had solid performances and represented Porter's with pride.