Andy Warrener recaps the PCAC Championship.
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Watch ALL race videos and interviews from the Countryside High School Quad Meet.
Watch over two dozen race videos/interviews from the 53rd Ed Wells Kiwanis Invitational at Clearwater High School including victories in the girls 100 and 200m dash by East Lake's Cieanna Nichols.
Twenty-eight teams from Pinellas County and the surrounding area will come together at Clearwater High School for the 53rd Annual Ed Wells Jr. - Kiwanis Invitational. Can the East Lake girls and Countryside boys repeat as team champions? Which individuals will steal the show? Take a look at our virtual meet and stay tuned to flrunners.com for on-site video coverage of the event including race videos and interviews!
The Countryside Cougar boys and the East Lake Eagle girls have sent opening salvos to kick off the 2015 track season that have put Pinellas County and the entire Tampa Bay area on red alert. Both squads are 3-for-3 in their opening meets, including two large invitationals, the first at East Lake and Friday's at Mitchell.
Andy Warrener was on-site at the Mitchell Track Invitational and snapped over 200 photos of all the action including this one of River Ridge's Antonio Sierra who shattered his PR by six seconds going 4:36.29 to win the 1600m.
The Countryside Cougars boys track and field team took a two-year hiatus from relevance. They’re back this year and in a major way.
The 52nd Annual Ed Wells Kiwanis Invitational at Clearwater saw the favored teams exert their collective wills with the East Lake girls cruising to a dominant victory with 135 points to runner-up Osceola with 73. It took the Countryside boys until the final two events to seal the deal but they delivered with Andrew Llewellyn taking sixth in the 3200m and the Cougar boys grabbing second in the 4x400m relay. Countryside out-paced runner-up Lakewood 103 to 75.5.
The Early Bird Invitational at East Lake High School kicked off the season for most area track teams, Tuesday. Even being the first meet of the season, it held all the great earmarks of a late-season meet with personal records falling and heated rivalries forging fantastic finishes.
Countryside’s Paul McKenna usually takes a more conservative approach in races, preferring to stalk the front-runners before reeling them in. Wednesday, McKenna adopted more of a go-for-gusto philosophy, sprinting to the lead and trying to keep that frenetic pace as long as he could. (via www.tampabay.com)
Countryside pole vault standout Parker Polgar, third at this past season's Class 4A state meet, has signed with the University of Florida. (via tampabay.com)