Coach Chuck Kyle's varsity track and field team leads the way in the standings after Wednesday's first go around in the annual Lakewood Division I District Meet.
In the four events scored (long jump, discus, pole vault and 4x 800-meter relay), Saint Ignatius totaled 59 points and was followed by Highland with 28 points, Revere with 16 and St. Edward with 13.
Some of the highlights out of Wednesday's prelims and finals were the 1-2 finish by Blake Thomas and Ryan Gibbons in the discus; the 1-2 finish by Craig Krcal and Kristian Hill in the pole vault; Anthony Mascia and Adam North finishing second and fourth, respectively, in the long jump; Brandon Nunn and Fred Davis finishing second and third, respectively, in the 300-meter hurdles; Davis and Nunn finishing first and fourth, respectively, in the 110-meter hurdles; the first-place effort of the 4 x 800-meter relay team of Lamar Kemp, Nick Kobunski, Drew Galang and Evan Baum; the first-place finish by the 4 x 400-meter relay team of Nick D'Amico, Kemp, Ryan Kray and Kobunski; the second-place effort by the 4 x 100-meter relay team and the fourth-place finish by the 4 x 200-meter relay team; Kevin Johnson's effort of 10.99 in the 100-meter dash, which was good for second place on Wednesday; and the third - (D'Amico) and fourth-place (Kemp) finishes in the 400-meter dash.
The district meet resumes on Friday at 4 p.m. in Lakewood Stadium.
Heading to next week's regional competition at Amherst will be the top four in each event.