The Georgetown Day boys outdoor track and field team took second place overall at the Mid-Atlantic Conference championships meet, with a score of 133 behind Potomac School’s 149 on May 13 at Holton-Arms.
The Hoppers’ first-place medalists were Kyland Smith (400-meter), Matt Leder (800-meter) and Erkin Verbeek (110-meter hurdles).
Georgetown Day also had several second-place finishers: Smith (200-meter); Josh Shelton (1,600-meter); Jackson Todd (3,200-meter); the 100-meter relay team of Gabriel Smith, Henry Schlick, Gabe Pereira and Connor Yu; and the 400-meter relay team of Leder, Verbeek, Kyland Smith and Christian Hall.
Rounding out the Hoppers’ medals were bronzes from Leder (400-meter), Verbeek (800-meter), Jason Rudnick (1,600-meter) and Caleb Stutman-Shaw (300-meter hurdles).
Other first-place MAC winners from Northwest were Maret’s Christopher Wassmer (300-meter hurdles) and Luka Garza (shot put); and Sidwell’s 800-meter relay team of Earnest Williams, Will Keto, Amal Mattoo and Philip Wright.
On the girls side, the Georgetown Day took third place overall at the Independent School League championships meet with a score of 61 — behind Bullis’ 224 and Holton-Arms’ 77. The Hoppers’ lone gold winner on May 13 was May Robison, who led the 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter races.
Georgetown Day’s other medalists were Sarah Pillard (1,600-meter) and the 400-meter relay team of Pillard, Nevada Lomax, Ilana Zeilinger and Ziyah Holman.