Story by Herald-Mail Media Sports Roundup, March 6, 2020
Hawks' relay PR nets ninth at nationals
LYNCHBURG, Va. — The Hagerstown Community College distance medley relay team of Trent Overcash (Chambersburg), Saige Vipond (North Hagerstown), Tyson Bellistri (Boonsboro) and Henry Schmidt (Boonsboro) finished ninth in a season-best 10:36.41 at the NJCAA national championships on Friday at Liberty University.
According to Hawks head coach Mike Spinnler's handheld splits, Overcash ran the 1,200-meter leg in 3:15.5, Vipond ran the 400 leg in 53.4, Bellistri ran the 800 leg in 2:01.9 and Schmidt ran the 1,600 leg in 4:25.4. The team just missed All-American honors, which go to the top eight places.
Schmidt also competed in the 3,000-meter run, finishing 25th in 9:11.72.
Schmidt and Overcash will compete Saturday in the mile, and the Hawks also will compete in the 4x800 relay.
Story by Herald-Mail Media Sports Roundup, March 7, 2020
LYNCHBURG, Va. — The Hagerstown Community College 4x800-meter relay team of Tyson Bellistri (Boonsboro), Saige Vipond (North Hagerstown), Trent Overcash (Chambersburg) and Henry Schmidt (Boonsboro) finished 11th in 8:06.62 on Saturday at Liberty University.
Schmidt also placed 17th (4:26.87) and Overcash was 23rd (4:32.99) in the mile.