Hoey Runs 2 PA#1s In Florida

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.

1Sukeil Foucha12Piper HS1:51.191
2Winston Quinn12Miami Northwestern HS1:52.821
3Hugh Brittenham12Estero HS1:52.971
4Chase Rivera12Bolles HS1:53.241
5Jacob Miley12Flagler Palm Coast HS1:53.261
6Joab Francois12Lake Brantley HS1:54.821
7Jonathan Myrthil12Northside Columbus1:56.551
8Jonah Hoey11Bishop Shanahan1:56.591

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.

1Hugh Brittenham12Estero HS4:12.521
2Rheinhardt Harrison9Nease HS4:12.591
3Caden Monk12Buchholz HS4:13.911
4Angel Vicioso12Oviedo HS4:14.711
5Aidan O'Gorman12New Smyrna Beach HS4:15.431
6Jonathan Reid12Lakewood Ranch HS4:15.591
7Nicholas Miller12West Orange HS4:15.951
8Garrett Ricardo12Flanagan HS4:16.371
9Jonah Hoey11Bishop Shanahan4:17.021
10Benjamin Hartvigsen12Sarasota HS4:17.491

Watch both races below: