McPherson, Kan - The York College men's track and field team finished with 99 points overall for a third place finish at the KCAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships. The 4x400 meter relay highlighted the event as the Panthers broke their school record with a first place finish in 3:19.17. The team of Carter Price (FR/Rapid City, South Dakota), Sheyi Ajiboye (FR/Houston, Texas), Peyton Horton (JR/Centralia, Mo), and Mason Held (SO/West Fork, Ark) won by over one second.
The 4x100 relay team of Carter Price, Mason Held, Brandin Fry (SR/West Fork, Ark), and Kermit Thomas (JR/Wichita, Kan) finished in second with a time of 42.75. It was the first time this group had run together and will run at the NCCAA National Outdoor meet this weekend in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
The 4x800 relay team also finished in second place and consisted of Levi Swenson (JR/Benkelman, Nebraska), Caleb Magner (JR/York, Neb), Kyle Wynn (FR/Waukegan, Ill), and Cameron Sorter (JR/Seaside, Ore) with a time of 7:56.96.
In the individual events Joseph Ventry (SR/Omaha, Neb) took home the top honors in the men's high jump finishing first with a jump of 1.94 meters. He also finished in third in the triple jump with a distance of 13.64 meters.
Mason Held won the 400 meter dash with a time of 48.43 and third in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.02.
Carter Price was right behind Held in the 400 finishing second with a time of 49.04, his fastest time of the season, and fifth in the 200 meters with a time of 22.26.
Cameron Sorter ran a 4:05.27 1500 meter run to finish in third place with a new school record, a record he had broken just two weeks prior.
Brandin Fry finished in the top six in four individual events. He took fourth in the javelin and sixth place in the pole vault, high jump, and long jump.
The Panthers have a strong field going to the NCCAA Championships this weekend and are looking to make some noise. York currently has five individuals and three relays ranked in the top six of the NCCAA.