In the jumps, Troy Colleran had a huge day, setting personal bests in the long jump with a jump of 7.08 meters (23' 2.75"), which ranks him eleventh nationally in Division 3 in the event. He also was not far off the school record in the event. Then in the high jump, Troy set a personal best, jumping 2.00 meters (6' 6.75"). Theo Bates and Jack Trent also jumped well in the long jump. Yonas Shiferaw set a personal best in the triple jump!
The 60 meter dash got off to a great start for the Mammoths, where Nehemiah McGowan broke Henry Buren's weeks old school record in the prelims with a time of 6.96 seconds. Then in the semis, Nehemiah brought that time down to 6.92 seconds, which is a new school record and is ranked eighth nationally in Division 3. In separate prelim and semi heats, Henry Buren won both with times of 7.13 and 7.06 seconds, respectively. The final was a fantastic matchup between the two, where Henry and Nehemiah both ran a time of 6.96 seconds, and Henry edged out Nehemiah by mere milliseconds!
The depth in the men's 60 meter dash goes beyond Nehemiah and Henry, as Elijah Ngbokoli placed seventh in the final, Chris Gong and Arinze Uddoh both qualified for the semifinals, Trevor Hall ran a season best, Marshall Richardson ran well, and Biafra Okoronkwo raced for the first time in a year and a half and competed well!
In the 60 meter hurdles, Troy and Yonas both qualified for the finals, where they placed fourth and seventh, respectively. In the prelims, Jack Trent ran a significant personal best of 8.98 seconds, going under 9 seconds for the first time.