Jackson, Talington honored at track meet
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) _ Double winners Quanda Talington of Philadelphia’s William Penn and Kyle Jackson of Clarkstown South in West Nyack, N.Y. were named the outstanding female and male high school athletes Saturday at the 30th Loucks Track and Field Games.
Talington, who won the 100-meter hurdles in 14.48 and the 400-meter hurdles in 62.71, also ran a leg for William Penn’s second-place finish in the women’s 1,600-meter relay.
Jackson won the men’s 100-meter dash in 10.84 and the 200 in 21.39.
Lynette Wigington of Mattituck, N.Y., also won two events, capturing the women’s long jump in 19 feet, 6 1/2 inches and the triple jump in 38-1.
Freshman Jill Mastroianni of Sayville, N.Y., won the women’s 3,200 in 10:53.54, third-fastest in Loucks history.
The Games, which drew more than 1,000 athletes representing 116 schools across 11 states and Canada, are one of the largest on-campus scholastic invitationals in the nation.