It was an eventful week for the Ross/Pierson Track team. On Thursday May 6 the boys traveled to Southampton to compete against Southampton and Stony Brook. Southampton didn’t have all their athletes compete because they were to attend the prestigious Loucks Games in White Plains over the weekend. Ross competed with the rest of their team very well. Winning the meet for most of it until the end, where Southampton over took them in the Shot Put and Discus. Charles McIntosh won the 100 meter race in an impressive time of 11.5 seconds. Christian Gonzalez won the 400 meter race in 59.4 seconds. Oliver Lauro won the 400 Intermediate hurdle race in 65.7 seconds. Stephen Early won the 110 high hurdles in 18.9 seconds.
On Saturday the team traveled to Bayport to compete in the 65th Bayport Relay meet, the oldest on Long Island. There Ross/Pierson won the heat in the Sprint Medley relay. More impressive, the same squad, Charles McIntosh, Marco Lanuto, Christian Gonzalez and Stephen Early finished 4th overall in the 400 meter relay race in a time of 49.2 seconds. This placement earned them medals, as seen in the picture.