The 4x400 meter relay team took fourth place overall.
Wednesday, February 20
(Editor's Note: This article was submitted by Mount Vernon High School girls track coach Melissa Ferry.) On Saturday at the Northern Region Championships the Mount Vernon girls track and field team advanced two individuals and one relay to the VHSL AAA State Championship next weekend. Junior Jasmine Hill broke into the top 10 in the United States with her time of 1:15.89, to be ranked tenth in the country. She was the Northern Region runner-up in the 500 meter dash, losing only to the US #1 runner by 2/10ths of a second. This performance set a new school record for a 3rd time so far this season, and ranks her now 3rd in the state of Virginia in the AAA 500 meter dash. Sophmore Alliyah Stevens took 4th place in the 55 meter hurdles to …
Distance runner Lizzy Sagar will compete in the mile at the Northern Region Championships.
Mount Vernon High School senior Lizzy Sagar gives her all in everything she does, from the classroom to the track. Sagar, a distance runner and the girls indoor track team tri-captain, is aiming to get a new PR in the mile at the Northern Region indoor track championship at Wakefield High School, which starts Saturday. "I want to break 5:30 in the mile," Sagar said. "It's going to be really competitive. Thirteen runners auto-qualified for the mile." Sagar has been a regional qualifier in the 800 and 1000 meter race for the past two years, MVHS track coach Melissa Ferry told Patch. Running is something she shares with her brothers, who ran for the College of William and Mary. Sagar has run indoor and outdoor track for three seasons, and …