Middletown Triple Jumper Marquis Dendy finished 8th in the world on Sunday at the Junior World Championships in Moncton, Canada.
He reached the finals by jumping of 15.69 meters (51′ 5-3/4″) on Saturday in the prelims, and then jumped a very consistent 15.53 (50’11-1/2″) in the finals. Dendy will return to Middletown in the fall for his senior year, where he hopes to build on his success. Congratulations Marquis on an amazing season and on representing the United States!!
Middletown standout Marquis Dendy headlines the 2010 Outdoor Track and Field All-State team.
Middletown Junior phenom Marquis Dendy finished 2nd in the United States at the Junior USA Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa over the weekend in the Triple Jump. His jump of 51-2 1/4 was 2nd only to University of Florida Freshman Oma Craddock. The Junior Nationals competition consists of high school athletes and also college freshmen.
Dendy will compete for the United States on July 25th in Moncton, Canada at the IAAF World Junior Championships. The meet runs from July 19th through the 25th. Congratulations Dendy!!
Delcastle’s Celena Emerson and Archmere’s Ryan Lee earned Delaware Gatorade Track and Field Athletes of the Year for 2010.
Middletown standout Marquis Dendy broke a National Scholastic Championship Meet Record in the Triple Jump on Friday Evening in Greensboro, NC. Dendy’s jump of 52’07.25 broke the existing record of 52’05.5 set back in 1997 by Len Herring of Florida. We can only look forward to what he can accomplish during his senior year!
Boys Triple Jump Championship
Congratulations to Marquis Dendy of Middletown and Celina Emerson of Delcastle Tech for being awarded 2010 Athletes of the Year in Delaware.
MEET OF CHAMPIONS, Dover, DE
Under near perfect conditions, the Meet of champions produced state records, meet records, and some of the top times in the nation.
Tatnall’s Haley Pierce ran the 3200 in a blistering 10:17.52, the #3 time in the United States in 2010, and a new state record by 10 seconds. She split a 5:07 through 1600M!!! Her teammate Reagan Anderson also set a new state record in the 800 in running 2:11.51 after winning the 1600 earlier in the evening in 4:54.14.(#4 all-time). Her 2:11 is #18 in the nation.
Glasgow’s Leshon Collins broke the state record in the 100M by .02, running 10.62. He also went on to win the 200, running 21.93. AI duPont’s Courtney Markow broke her own state record in the pole vault, clearing 11’6″.
Delcastle girls’ 4×200 team established a new relay state record, becoming the only team to ever break 1:40. The team of Kristina Viamante, Javoanna Dickerson, Alexis Reeves, and Celina Emerson ran 1:39.26. Their performance is #19 in the nation!!!
The St. Mark’s girls’ 4×800 team of Kasey Prettyman, Emily Frydrych, Lindsay Prettyman, and Izzy King set a new state meet record, running 9:14.42. Their performance is #4 all-time, and #15 in the nation.
Delcastle’s 4×400 team of Javonna Dickerson, Krystal Casseus, Celina Emerson, and Alexis Reeves also established a new state meet record in the 4x400M, running 3:50.53.
Delcastle’s Celina Emerson was a double winner in both the 200M (24.80) and the 400M(state meet record) (55.37). Glasgow’s Delesha Conquest was also a double winner in both the 100H (15.48) and the 300H (43.79).
AI DuPont Boys, Delcastle Girls win DI Titles
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The Tatnall boys and girls, and Delcastle girls all cruised to victory at the State Meet, but the closest battle of the day came between AI duPont and Charter for the Division I title. It came down to the 4x400M, and AI duPont grabbed the title off an impressive win in the event, and some help from rival teams. In the end, AI duPont won by just 2 points and earned their 1st team title since 1970.
Much more write-up to come!!
News Journal Articles
Friday Results Middletown’s Marquis Dendy wins boys’ long jump (24-5.25), sets state meet record and #2 all-time. St. Mark’s girls’ 4×800 sets state meet record (9:21.61) #8 all-time. Hodgson’s Octivia Booker sets Division II meet record in girls’ long jump (18-3.50). Sussex Tech’s Paige Morris was a double winner in both the discus (119-11) and the long jump (18-2.25) on Friday, picking up 20 points for her team.
State Records Fall at NC County Championships, Baynard Stadium
Friday and Saturday produced incredible performances in less than perfect conditions at Baynard Stadiums. Two state records were broken. Celina Emerson broke the 400M record (54.83) and Ryan Lee broke the state record in the 3200M (9:12.19). Emerson won all 4 of her events, taking first in the 100, 200, 400, and 4x400M!!
There were many, many other amazing performances this weekend, including Tatnall’s 4×800 (#3 in the nation), Haley Pierce’s blistering 4:52 (top 10 in the nation), and Delcastle’s 4x400M relay (3:49.84 #28 in the nation!!)
Delcastle Tech and Tatnall shared the girls’ title with 86 points each, while Tatnall boys won by 38 points over runner-up St. Mark’s (94-56) to take the county win!!
The girl’s 1600 also produced two other sub 5:00 times, as Reagan Anderson (4:57) and Julie Macedo (4:59) reached the elusive mark. Tyler Tate won 4 events on the day, taking the 1600 (4:22) and the 800 (1:56) and also running a leg on the 4×400 and 4×800. St. Marks’ Ryan Taylor won 3 events on the day, taking first in the 110H(15.13), 300H (39.87) and anchoring the winning 4x100M relay. Middletown’s Marquis Dendy was a double winner in the triple jump (47-6) and the long jump (22-1.75). Other double winners were Glasgow’s Leshon Collins in the 100 (10.79) and 200 (22.05) and Glasgow’s Delesha Conquest in the 100H (15.09) and the 300H (44.08)
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boys and Cape Henlopen girls won the Henlopen Confeference
Championships at Lake Forest HS over the weekend. Milford won the
4×200, 4×400, and 4×800 to cruise to victory. Dover’s Brandon Barmes
took 1st in the 800M (2:02.3) and the 1600 (4:34). The Cape girls ran
away with 155 points off of Andrea Wells’ double win in the 100H
(15.79) and 300H (48.09).
FIRST STATE INVITATIONAL, Caravel Academy
Hot track=Big Results!!! Caravel track produced MANY season best performances on Saturday at the 1st State Invitational. AI duPont’s Courtney Markow set a new state record in the pole vault, clearing 11’4″. The running events kicked off with the girls’ 3200M, and Tatnall sophomore Haley Pierce ran a wicked 10:35. That is one of the top 10 times in the nation and the #2 all-time performance in DE. Freshman Reagan Anderson finished 2nd in 11:06, and is #8 all-time. In the 1600M Charter sophomore Julie Macedo ran a solid 5:02.45, ranking her 14th all-time. St. Mark’s senior Lindsay Prettyman finished 2nd in 5:10.22, good for 33rd all-time. In the 800M St. Mark’s Junior Emily Frydrych finished 1st in 2:15.69, ranking her #16 all-time. Olivia Slate finished 2nd in 2:16, and Lindsay Prettyman finished 3rd in 2:17, ranking them 19th and 36th respectively. Tatnall sophomore Tia Cooper finished 1st in the 400M in a time of 56.15, tying her for 8th all-time.
AI duPont’s CT Jones ran away with the 400M in 48.97. He is now ranked 25th all-time in DE. Tatnall’s Tyler Tate finished 1st in the 1600m in 4:21.63, then returned to win the 800M in 1:55.94, ranking him #24th all-time.
UNIONVILLE INVITATIONAL, Unionville HS
Archmere’s Michelle White finished 1st in the triple jump in 37’6″, ranking her 11th all-time. She also finished 1st in the long jump in 17-5. Archmere’s Ryan Lee finished 1st in the 1600M, running 4:19.48. That ranks him 16th all-time. Lindsay Oliviere finished 1st in the 1600M, and 2nd in the 800M, running 5:10 and 2:20 respectively. Padua’s Emily Gispert took 1st in the 800M in 2:19.62.
PENN RELAYS, U. Penn
On Saturday at the Penn Relays Delcaste’s girls’ 4x100M team of Kristina Viamantie, Celina Emerson, Krystl Casseus, and Javonna Dickerson finished 4th in the tri-state champion race, running 47.86. They again just missed their own state record by less than 1/10th of a second!!! RESULTS
the Tatnall boys’ 4x400M team of Nabinett, Tate, James, and Muro took first place in the Northern Delaware race with a time of 3:24.13. RESULTS
Delcastle finished 6th in the finals of the large schools 4x100M with a time of 48.29, moving them on to Saturday’s tri-state finals. RESULTS
Milford ran 8:18 in the small school’s 4×800. RESULTS
High School Boys’ 4×100 Results (Tatnall 43.79, Charter 44.10)
In the 4x100M, Delcastle’s Viamante, Emerson, Casseus, and Dickerson finished 8th in the small schools division, running 47.80 and qualifying for the finals on Friday. They ran .02 off their own state record.
The St. Mark’s 4×800 team of Frydrych, L. Prettyman, King, and K. Prettyman finished 4th in the small schools II division, running 9:22.29. That is the 8th fastest 4×800 in state history. The Tatnall team of Calvarese, Salter, Parsons, and Anderson finished 6th in the small schools I division, running 9:28.44.(# 17 all-time) Charter’s Skinner, Macedo, Rickert, and Steenkamer finished 10th in the small schools II division, running 9:34.41. (#26 all-time).
In the Northern Delaware 4x400M race,the Delcastle Tech team of Dickerson, Casseus, Viamantie, and Emerson broke the Delaware Penn Relays record by running 3:55.48 (#14 all-time in DE).
AI duPont’s Courtney Markow cleared 11′ 1 3/4 in the pole vault, finishing 10th overall.
Glasgow’s Conquest finished 14th in the 400M Hurdles, running 1:03.32
TWILIGHT RELAYS, Caravel Academy
Before the rain cut the meet short, Twilight relays produced some very fast times on the track. Delcastle’s girls’ 4×200 missed the state record by .01, running 1:40.45. Tatnall and Charter girls ran the 3rd and 4th fastest DMR’s in state history, finishing in 12:17.86 and 12:20.82. Tatnall girls also ran the 3rd fastest 4×1600 in state history, finishing in 21:06.
GLASGOW INVITATIONAL, Glasgow Highschool
Delcastle Senior Celina Emerson took first place in the 400M, running a 56.60. Tatnall girls and Middletown boys took first place overall in the meet.
VIKING INVITATIONAL, Montgomery, MD
St. Mark’s Junior Emily Frydrych finished 2nd overall in the 1600M, running 5:04.43. The time is #16 all-time in DE. Jabre Lolly took 1st overall in the high jump, clearing 6’0″.
CARAVEL INVITATIONAL, Caravel Academy, Bear, DE
Tatnall girls and Milford boys took 1st place overall at the Caravel Invitational on Saturday. There were also many impressive individual all-time performances in the meet. Archmere’s Ryan Lee ran the 8th fastest 3200 in state history, finishing in 9:20.18. Tatnall’s Reagan Anderson and Haley Pierce ran a pair of 2:16′s and took 1st and 2nd in the 800M, #17 and 19 in state history. Middletown’s Stephanie Taylor came in 1st in the 3200M and ran the 22nd fastest time in state history. Tatnall’s Tyra Cooper ran the 200M in 25.35, good for the 22nd fastest time in state history.St. Mark’s Emily Frydrych finished 1st in the 1600M in 5:11.00, running the 35th fastest 1600 in state history. The St. Mark’s 4×800 relay team of Lindsey Prettyman, Emily Frydrych, Kasey Prettyman, and Izzy King finished 1st in 9:33.08, good for 23rd all-time.
DIAMOND STATE RELAYS at A.I duPont High School.
Delcastle’s 4 x 100 team of Javonna Dickerson, Celina Emerson, Alexis
Reeves and Kristina Viamante shattered the state record of 48.06, held
by the 2005 Glasgow girls.
CRIMSON TIDE CLASSIC at Dunbar High School, Washington, DC.