Phoenix boys’ track ends successful season

By Rob Tetro

The Phoenix boys’ varsity track and field team is coming off a very successful 2014 season.

Phoenix had a 4-0 record in league play to earn them their first league championship since 1993. The Firebirds also had several athletes receive individual honors and accomplishments. 

Shaun Turner (high jump) and Dylan Switzer (400 meter hurdles) both earned second team All-League honors. Dylan Doupe earned first team All-League honors for the discus event.

Eric Hillpot, Shaun Turner, Mike Leach and Anthony Brienza won Sectional Championships in the 4×800 meter relay.

Phoenix sent seven athletes to the Section 3 State Qualifier Meet. Eric Hillpot, Shaun Turner, Mike Leach and Anthony Brienza came in third place of the Division 2 4×800 meter relay event.

Dylan Doupe earned a sixth-place finish in the Division 2 discus event. Shaun Turner came in third in the Division 2 high jump event, while Eric Hillpot finished in seventh place of the Division 2 high jump event.

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