BRONXVILLE, N.Y. Bronxville High School athletes competed at the New Balance Track & Field Championships in Greensboro, N.C., last weekend, and several achieved notable honors at the national event.
The 4 X 800 meter relay team finished in eighth place, their best finish of the season, and had the eighth best time in Westchester County history at 9:08.61. The team of Courtney Campbell, Hilary Rizzo, Emilie Hoffer and Meredith Rizzo finished with the top time in Section 1 and the third-best time in New York State. The team was 1.3 seconds off the podium and All-American status.
Hilary Rizzo and Hoffer set personal bests with times of 2:18.8 and 2:18.1, respectively.
In the 1 mile racewalk event, Caroline Muir finished fifth with a time of 7:56.94, a personal best and a new Bronxville High School record. She set the record previously at Somers on May 4 with a time of 8:15.8. Muir had the second best time in Section 1 and the fifth all-time in Westchester County.
Muir also received All-American honors, the first racewalker in Bronxville history to do so.
Campbell, Hoffer, Meredith Rizzo and Delia Hayes finished in 11th place in the 4 X 1-mile relay with a time of 21:42.11.
Here are the full results from the event, submitted by Bronxville track and field coach Jim Mitchell:
4 x 800 Meter Relay
Courtney Campbell 2:16.8 (66.5-70.3)
Hilary Rizzo 2:18.8 (70.3-68.5)
Emilie Hoffer 2:18.1 (66.8-71.3)
Meredith Rizzo 2:14.9 (65.0-69.9)
9:08.61 8th Place
1 Mile Racewalk:
Caroline Muir 7:56.94 5th Place
4 x 1 Mile Relay:
Courtney Campbell 5:21.1
Emilie Hoffer 5:29.8
Delia Hayes 5:29.8
Meredith Rizzo 5:21.3
21:42.11 11th Place
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