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Hornets track celebrates season

By BRIAN KING The Press-News Published: June 24, 2016 10:00 AM

A successful 2016 campaign for the East Canton track and field team closed with the postseason banquet that took place recently at the high school.

The Hornet boys captured the first IVC championship in the school's history as the boys won the IVC title during the league meet to end the season.

Zach McClaskey took home the individual award for most points in the hurdle events while teammate Wyatt Deutschman won the award for most points in the sprints.

Also grabbing most points awards for the boys team were Mitch Mitchell (jumps), Joe Conrad (throws), James McCullough (relays) and Josh Conrad (distance).

Josh Conrad and McClaskey took home the awards for the most valuable athlete on the boys team while Joe Conrad and Tony Cappillo won the most improved award.

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Deutschman and Kyeem Newell-Owens earned the award for best rookie, while McCullough won the Hornet Hustle award.


The East Canton girls track and field team also passed out postseason awards recently.

Trustynn Holland-Kerekes took home awards for most points in hurdle events and sprint events.

Also taking home most point awards were Alexis Pennell (jumps), Dana Taylor (throws), Ja'Bria Knight (relays) and Emily Cain (distance).

Holland-Kerekes added the most valuable athlete award to her night, while Cain grabbed the most improved award.

Kylee Holland and Bria Robinson were named best rookies while Ashlynn Almasy won the Hornet Hustle award.

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