Collar City trio shines at New Balance National High School Track and Field Championships
James Doran of La Salle Institute finished 14th in the full one mile, running 4:24.0, which is equivalent to 4:22.2 1600m. A full mile is actually 1609 meters. Doran also finished 11th in the 800m in 1:56.99.
Lansingburgh's Alney Tobias (pictured below) ran a 4:30.61 in the mile run good for 19th place. That time is equivalent to a 4:28.81 1600m run.
La Salle's Tyler Washington (pictured below) finished 37th in the 400m intermediate hurdles, running 57.94.
All three will compete on the college level this fall.
Tobais will run cross country and track at the University of Nebraska, while Doran will run cross country at track and Fordham University. Washington, also a tough-nosed football player, will compete in football and track at the United States Merchant Marine Academy.
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