/SPECIAL FOR THE AJT/
The Epstein Eagles Track & Field Team has had a fabulous end to their season with numerous top 3 placements at the Metro Atlanta Athletic Conference Middle School Championships that included six extraordinary first place finishes, seven fantastic second place finishes and four talented athletes took third place. The Boys Track & Field Team also took home silver honors.
In addition, three Epstein Eagles broke school records at the 2014 Championship Games: Kenan Berenson took first place in the Triple Jump with an incredible leap scoring 37’-11”, Sloan Wyatt threw a record breaking Discus 73’-2” that garnered her first place and Scott Fineberg broke two school records with a first place Discus that traveled 121’-11”, as well as a Shot Put that went the distance of 36’-10.5” and brought home silver honors.
Additional first place honors went to Daniel Livnat (100 Meters – 12.8 sec.), Josh Izenson (200 Meters-27.0 sec.), and 4X100 Meter Relay winners Kenan Berenson, Daniel Livnat, Noah Medwed and Josh Izenson with a time of 52.0 seconds.
Second place winners also include Hannah Shapiro (100 Meter-13.6 sec. and 100/110 Meter Hurdles-17.4 sec.), Sloan Wyatt (Shot Put–21’ 9”), Jeffrey Parmet (Pole Vault-7’-7”), and 4X400 Meter Relay, which included Kenan Berenson, Jordan Arbiv, Josh Izenson and Adam Sturisky.
Third place athletes include Josh Izenson (400 Meters-62.6 sec.), Jordan Arbi (300 Meter Hurdles-52.9 sec.) Dylan Oakes (Long Jump-12′-1″) and Sophia Videlefsky (Pole Vault-5’-1”).
James Battoglia, affectionately known as “Coach B” stated, “This team seemed to peak at just the right time, and performed way beyond my expectations. We are very proud of all of our MAAC Track & Field Champions.” Way to go Eagles!