The William Floyd Colonials girls varsity winter track team is off to a quick start this season with strong performances at the Jim Mitchell Invitational in Manhattan, the Ocean Breeze Holiday Festival in Staten Island and the North Shore Invitational in Manhattan, which included a victory in the 4×200 meter relay by Kaylah Britt, Jade Foster, Tatianna Kistner and Antoinette Miller. This quartet also recorded a time of 1:44.34 in the 4×200 meter relay at the Ocean Breeze Holiday Festival, their personal best this season and the 13th best time in the nation for that event, according to head coach, John Ryan. Additionally, Tatianna Kistner became the first ninth grader to win the 55-meter dash with a time of 7.41 seconds at the North Shore Invitational, which ranks her as the 10th fastest freshman in the nation. Click here to view a post-race victory interview with Tatianna Kistner.
Other accomplishments include a second-place finish in the high jump for Antoinette Miller (North Shore Invitational); a second-place finish in the triple jump for Kaylah Britt (Ocean Breeze Holiday Festival); a fifth-place finish for Melissa Jones in the Racewalk at the North Shore Invitational; and the freshman 4×800 meter relay team medaling at the Ocean Breeze Holiday Festival. The season looks bright for the Colonials!