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Penn Relays 2000

April 27-29, 2000 at Franklin Field, Philadelphia PA

HS Boys 4x800

Penn Relays record: 7:35.89 St. Jago 1990
1999 champion: Jamaica College JAM 7:37.71
DyeStat Elite standard: 8:00

Championship - Heats  - Entries

Sweeney's scorching kick gives 
St. Malachy's 7:38.86 a double

St. Malachy's wanted to run in front of a big crowd 
and they got it - 45,000 strong

Last exchange, Bellefield Comprehensive of Jamaica leads as Sweeney (left) gets the baton; Sweeney draws a bead in first turn of bell lap.

 Sweeney hits the finish line

and applauds with the crowd


3:05 pm Saturday

1. St. Malachy's IRE 7:38.86 (Francis McCaffrey 1:55.8, John Frazer 1:55.2, Thomas Frazer 1:56.5, Conor Sweeney 1:51.4)

2. North Penn PA 7:46.04 (Jim Farrow 2:00.8, Steve Craig 1:53.2, Gerry Liebsch 1:57.1, Dan Michael 1:54.9)

3. Columbia NJ 7:46.44 (Kyle Jasley 1:59.3, Sherwyn Noel 1:53.9, Guy Antoine 2:00.2, Colin Brown 1:53.0)

4. Christian Brothers Academy NJ 7:48.64 (Nat Glackin 1:56.6, Steve Schaffer 1:56.4, Tom Falvey 1:57.9, Pat Lenaghan 1:57.7)

5. Salesianum DE 7:50.04 (Rob LoBue 1:54.7, Brian Monaghan 1;59.2, Eric Eckstrand 2:00.2, Charlie Dielmann 1:55.9)

6. John F. Kennedy NY 7:50.41 (Eliot Rosenblum 1:58.1, Justin Smith 1:56.5, Nick Riggio 1:55.1, Sean Devens 2:00.7)

7. Hunterdon Central NJ 7:55.97
8. Gates Chili NY 7:57.85
9. Jamaica College 7:58.58
10. West Potomac 8:02.88
11. Henderson 8:10.28
12. Bellefield Comprehensive JAM 8:10.49 (Andre Crawford 1:56.3, Mario Smith 1:54.9, Kevin Raymond 1:55.6, Hermado Jarrett 2:23.7 - Jarrett fell).


* 12 Qualifiers for finals

Small School (524-)  

Race 78 (9:00 am on Friday) 

1. St. George's BAH 8:00.75

Race 79 (9:10 am on Friday) 

1. * St. Malachy's IRE 7:52.04 (Francis McCaffrey 1:56.6)
2. * John F. Kennedy NY 7:56.58 (Nick Riggio 1:56.3
3. * Jamaica College JAM 7:57.47
4. * Bellefield JAM 7:58.84 (Andre Craawford 1:56.8)
5. * West Potomac VA 7:59.78 (Jerry Harris 1:56.2)

Large School (525+)

Race 80 (9:20 am on Friday) 

1. * North Penn PA 7:54.96
2. * Christian Brothers Acad NJ 7:56.06 (Nat Glackin 1:56.5)
3. * Columbia NJ 7:57.14 (Colin Brown 1:55.4)
4. * Salesianum DE 7:58.66 (Rob Larue 1:55.6)

Race 81 (9:30 am on Friday) 

1. * Henderson PA 7:58.01 (Joe Plevelich 1:52.2, best of day)
2. * Hunterdon Central NJ 7:59.47 (Chris Pruitt 1:55.0)
3. * Gates Chili NY 7:59.86

Other top splits in heats

1:55.2 Steve Craig, North Penn PA
1:56.1 Kivan Cooke, Central PA
1:56.3 Tim Oliver, Lake Braddock VA
1:56.8 Mike Keffrider, Albany Academy NY


Race 78 (9:00 am on Friday) 
AA:  St. Jago,  Spanish Town JA
AB:  Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake,  Burnt Hills NY
AC:  St. Peters,  Staten Island NY
AD:  Suffern,  Suffern NY
AE:  St. George's,  Freeport BA
AF:  Chester,  Chester PA
AG:  Cranford,  Cranford NJ
AH:  Moore Catholic,  Staten Island NY
AJ:  Albany Academy,  Albany NY
AK:  Central Catholic,  Toledo OH
AL:  Trinity,  Garfield Heights OH
AM:  Strath Haven,  Wallingford PA
AN:  Bishop Ford,  Brooklyn NY
AO:  Great Valley,  Malvern PA
AP:  Metuchen,  Metuchen NJ
AR:  Chittenango,  Chittenango NY
AS:  Good Counsel,  Wheaton MD

Race 79 (9:10 am on Friday) 
BA:  Bishop Loughlin,  Brooklyn NY
BB:  John F. Kennedy,  Bellmore NY
BC:  Warwick Valley,  Warwick NY
BD:  Regis,  New York NY
BE:  St. Malachy,  Belfast IRELAND
BF:  Long Reach,  Columbia MD
BG:  West Potomac,  Alexandria VA
BH:  Thomas Jefferson,  Alexandria VA
BJ:  Bellefield Comprehensive,  Mandeville JA
BK:  Frank W. Ballou,  Washington DC
BL:  Toms River South,  Toms River NJ
BM:  Lewisburg,  Lewisburg PA
BN:  Lafayette,  Williamsburg VA
BO:  Don Bosco Prep,  Ramsey NJ
BP:  Lakeland,  Suffolk VA
BR:  Newark,  Newark NY

Large School (525+)

Race 80 (9:20 am on Friday) 
CA:  Cherokee,  Marlton NJ
CB:  Central,  Philadelphia PA
CC:  North Penn,  Lansdale PA
CD:  South Shore,  Brooklyn NY
CE:  Simon Gratz,  Philadelphia PA
CF:  Clarkstown South,  West Nyack NY
CG:  Old Bridge,  Old Bridge NJ
CH:  Boys & Girls,  Brooklyn NY
CJ:  Salesianum,  Wilmington DE
CK:  Henderson,  West Chester PA
CL:  Largo,  Largo MD
CM:  Washington Township,  Sewell NJ
CN:  John Jay (HJ),  Hopewell Junction NY
CO:  Cardinal O'Hara,  Springfield PA
CP:  Christian Brothers Academy,  Lincroft NJ
CR:  West Springfield,  Springfield VA
CS:  Danbury,  Danbury CT

Race 81 (9:30 am on Friday) 
DA:  Gates Chili,  Rochester NY
DB:  Calabar,  Kingston JA
DC:  Butler,  Butler PA
DD:  Lake Braddock,  Burke VA
DE:  St. Anthony's,  South Huntington NY
DF:  DeWitt Clinton,  Bronx NY
DG:  Mount St. Michael's Academy,  Bronx NY
DH:  Bay Shore,  Bay Shore NY
DJ:  Neshaminy,  Langhorne PA
DK:  Hunterdon Central,  Flemington NJ
DL:  T.C. Williams,  Alexandria VA
DM:  Transit Tech,  Brooklyn NY
DN:  South Lakes,  Reston VA
DO:  Shenendehowa,  Clifton Park NY
DP:  Cumberland Valley,  Mechanicsburg PA
DR:  La Salle College,  Wyndmoor PA
DS:  St. Joseph's Prep,  Philadelphia PA

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