In Photos: Track Season Ends With D.C. Championships

The men’s and women’s varsity track and field teams competed in the D.C. State Athletic Association championship meet on Wednesday, May 25, and Thursday, May 26, capping off their season with sixth- and ninth-place finishes, respectively. A Bit photographer (who runs track) was on the scene at Dunbar High School for the second day of competition.

Freshman Julia Young, center, sophomore Amelia Oscherwitz, left, and senior Madeleine Popofsky race in the 1600 meters.
Junior Ashok Tate competes in the triple jump.
Senior Nadia Fairfax runs the 400 meters.
Sophomore Abe Badji sprints the final straightaway in a heat of the 400-meter dash.
Freshman Layla Coyne jumps over a hurdle during the 300-meter hurdles race.
Runners take their first steps in the top heat of the men’s 800-meter run.
Sophomore Nathaniel Romine opens GDS’ 4×100-meter team.
Junior Pilar Holder starts in the 4×400-meter relay.
Senior Leo Cooper brings GDS to a second-place finish in the 4×400-meter relay.
Head coach Anthony Belber speaks to the team at the end of the meet, with sprinting coach William Miezan at his side.
The team gathers for a final huddle.