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Track & Field: Germantown Academy Competes at John Heins Invitational

WILLOW GROVE -- Germantown Academy traveled to their second meet of the season on April 4, competing at The John Heins Invitational at Upper Moreland High School. Over 30 schools were at the meet. There were no team scores for the meet.

Boys Track & Field

  • Evan Badami '26 won the 800m with a time of 1:56.96. He was the only sophomore to finish in the top seven. His time is currently the second fastest in Pennsylvania. 
  • Adrian Diem '25 won the Pole Vault by clearing 14' 6". His mark was two feet higher than the next finisher. 
  • Gavin Fountain '24 took first in the Shot Put (46' 2.75") and Discus (124' 11"). CJ Mersky '24 took second in the Shot Put with a 43' 3.5" toss. Mario Toscano '24 threw 115' 10" in the Discus.
  • Tyler Benson '27 took third in the 1600m with a personal-best time of 4:43.65. He was the only freshman to finish in the top seven. Ethan Na '26 ran a PR of 4:52.98 to take sixth.
  • Blake Brown '24 cleared 21' 2.25" in the Long Jump to take third.
  • Brady McDonough '26 took fifth in the 200m Dash with a time of 23.96, and 10th in the 100m Dash in 11.76. Both marks were PR's. 
  • Jet Dickerson '26, Twon Russell '25, McDonough, and Brown took sixth in the 4x100 Relay in 45.68.
  • Ellis Johnson '25 (1:02.64) and Sam Anyan '27 (1:11.10) both ran PR's in the 400m Hurdles.

Girls Track & Field

  • Zoe Hellman '25 took first in the Pole Vault with a personal-best jump of 9' 6". Lorelai Fortmann '25 finished third by clearing 8' 6".
  • Jocelyn Germain '28 finished third in the 400m Dash (1:2.86) and fifth in the 200m Dash (27.39). She was the only eighth grader to compete in both events. 
  • Kaylin Trent '27 ran the 400m Hurdles in 1:16.21 to take third. She was the only freshman to finish in the top eight. 
  • Nieve Keitel '27 went 5:32.03 in the 1600m to finish fourth.
  • Myree Jean-Brian '27 cleared 15' 6.75" in the Long Jump to take fourth. Her mark was the best among freshman in the event. She also placed 13th in the 100m Dash with a PR of 13.89.
  • Arden Silver '27 went 1:04.55 in the 400m Dash to take fifth. 
  • Ava Dalton '26 cleared 4' 6" in the high jump to take fifth.
  • Gabby Colucci '24 went 13.68 to PR in the 100m Dash. Izzy Munski '27 (2:35.09) and Alyssa Burke '27 (2:46.98) ran PR's in the 800m.
  • The 4x400 Relay team of Zoey Clark '26, Annabelle Steckel '28, Keitel, and Germain took third with a time of 4:21.98.