The Varsity Indoor Track Team had an impressive performance at the 2023 NYSAIS Championships on Friday, February 24, at The Armory Track in New York City. Isabel Slippen ’23, Jocelyn R. ’27, and the Boys’ 4x400 team (Esaias Gonzalez ’25, Ethan Roque ’24, Dylan Garbutt ’24, Joaquin Gonzalez ’25), all medaled in their respective events.
Isabel Slippen ’23 finished in second place in the 1000-meter run with a personal best time of 3:06.05. She will represent RCDS and compete at the NYS Federation Championship Meet on Saturday, March 4.
Jocelyn R. ’27 finished in third place in the long jump with a personal best jump of 15.10 meters. She qualified for the Middle School Nationals and will compete at the New Balance Nationals in the 60-meter dash and the long jump on March 10-12.
The Boys’ 4x400 Relay Team, consisting of Esaias Gonzalez ’25, Ethan Roque ’24, Dylan Garbutt ’24, and Joaquin Gonzalez ’25, finished in second place with a time of 3:41.71 and earned All-State honors.
The Varsity Indoor Track Team is coached by Madge Anderson, Charlie Ogbonna, and George Lambrecht.
*Students who are in the RCDS Middle School at the time of publication are listed with their first names and last initials.