The Manassas Park Boys and Girls Track Team will travel to Radford University in Radford, Va. Saturday to compete in the Group A State Championships.
The Manassas Park High School Boys and Girls Track Team will travel to Radford University in Radford, Va. Saturday to compete in the Group A State Championships. Saturday's championship match comes after the teams became the regional winners in the Region B Championships, which took place May 26 in Charlottesville, Va. Manassas Park High School Coach Joe McElfish led both of the teams to victory and has been named Regional Coach of the Year.
Manassas Park athletes were responsible for three of the five records broken Wednesday at the Bull Run track and field district championships.
For the second year in a row, the boys and girls track and field teams of Manassas Park High School won the Bull Run district title. After two rain delays at Manassas Park High School Wednesday, the boys team placed first with 192 points— almost 100 points over the second-place winner, Strasburg High School, which had 89 points. The girls team came in first with 181.6 points, Clarke County High School placed second with 129 points. “I wasn’t expecting a 100 points over,” track field head coach Joe McElfish said. “They’re working really hard to improve their personal performance . . . it has shown at the meets.” The athlete of the meet award was given to Manassas Park athlete Rachel Chan, who placed first in girls’ long jump with a distance…