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Mason Lopez, Ivy Dewitte named track Most Valuable Athletes


June 8, 2022

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Track award winners include, in front, from left, Riley Markell, Lydia Wright, Beatrice Reeve, Peyton Markell, Ivy Dewitte, Kaylynn Mamac and Isabel Sayer. In the rear, from left, are Dakota Seiber, Von James, Mason Lopez, Chalie Crawford, Aiden Shamek and Conner Stevens. Not pictured are Victoria Ferrioli, Kami Hart, Eddie Martinez, Dylan Sharp, Jon Hart, and Max Klumph.

Junior Mason Lopez and sophomore Ivy Dewitte were named Most Valuable Athletes at the track and field team's awards dinner Wednesday, June 1.

Head Coach Nathan Whitfield introduced the two, noting that both competed in a wide variety of events.

"I think the only events (Dewitte) didn't try were the jumps and the hurdles," he said. "She started off as a distance runner and javelin thrower, then became a 400 runner, then a 100 runner somehow, then a 200 runner. Dewitte was the top 200, 400 and 800 runner on the team, and was second-fastest in the 100, behind senior Victoria Ferrioli. She als...

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