Huntington High School athletes were impressive at the USA Track & Field’s Long Island Meet of Champions, with several first place performances.
Analisse Batista led all runners in the 400m dash, finishing first in 1:55.92 seconds. Olivia Conte was second in the 100m hurdles in 15.58 seconds.
The Huntington girls’ 4x400m relay consisting of Megan Donaghy, Elizabeth James, Brianna Halbeisen and Caroline O’Rourke captured first place in a time of 4:06.05.
The Blue Devil boys were also splendid. In the 400m dash, Anthony Joseph crossed the line first in 49.37 seconds with Julio Martinez (50.80 seconds) and John Chirico (51.58 seconds) placing fourth and sixth, respectively.
Quincy Chery won the 400m hurdles in 56.09 seconds with Samir Rathore placing second in 1:03.76.
CJ Kiviat finished third in the 800m run in 1:59.10. Aidan Heller was fifth in the one mile run in 4:35.21. Mekai Butts placed third in both shot put and discus.
Huntington’s boy’s contingent was strong in the relays:
The 4x100m relay consisting of Jahmar Francis, Cameron Santa-Maria, Chad Rowe and Tyriek Mays-McKoy finished first in 44.63 secons.
A second 4x100m relay featuring Gabe Abreu, Christian Delgado, David Dje Bi and Roberto Rodriguez placed third.
The 4x400m relay that included John Chirico, Julio Martinez, Quincy Chery and Anthony Joseph captured first place in 3:24.07.
A second 4x400m relay consisting of Joe Shea, Nick Grover, Carlos Martinez and Jehu Ramsay crossed the finish line in third place.
The 4x800m relay that featured Andrew McKenzie, Aidan Heller, Nick Seferian and Isaiah James placed second in 8:26.30.