Jonah Hoey of Bishop Shanahan started his outdoor season off well down south. The junior went to the Florida Relays hosted by the University of Florida in Gainesville. He came away with a pair of state-leading times.
Hoey started his day off in the invitational 800 meters. He placed eighth in the field in a time of 1:56.59, the fastest time in PA so far this season.
|1||Sukeil Foucha||12||Piper HS||1:51.19||1|
|2||Winston Quinn||12||Miami Northwestern HS||1:52.82||1|
|3||Hugh Brittenham||12||Estero HS||1:52.97||1|
|4||Chase Rivera||12||Bolles HS||1:53.24||1|
|5||Jacob Miley||12||Flagler Palm Coast HS||1:53.26||1|
|6||Joab Francois||12||Lake Brantley HS||1:54.82||1|
|7||Jonathan Myrthil||12||Northside Columbus||1:56.55||1|
|8||Jonah Hoey||11||Bishop Shanahan||1:56.59||1|
Hoey then came back later in the day for the invitational 1600 meters. Hoey went 4:17.02 for ninth place overall in the field. That was good enough to top his previous PR of 4:17.70, which he set in the finals at the PIAA State Championships last spring where he placed second.
|1||Hugh Brittenham||12||Estero HS||4:12.52||1|
|2||Rheinhardt Harrison||9||Nease HS||4:12.59||1|
|3||Caden Monk||12||Buchholz HS||4:13.91||1|
|4||Angel Vicioso||12||Oviedo HS||4:14.71||1|
|5||Aidan O'Gorman||12||New Smyrna Beach HS||4:15.43||1|
|6||Jonathan Reid||12||Lakewood Ranch HS||4:15.59||1|
|7||Nicholas Miller||12||West Orange HS||4:15.95||1|
|8||Garrett Ricardo||12||Flanagan HS||4:16.37||1|
|9||Jonah Hoey||11||Bishop Shanahan||4:17.02||1|
|10||Benjamin Hartvigsen||12||Sarasota HS||4:17.49||1|
Watch both races below: