Indoor Track: Oakton Girls Place Third in Region

Cougar boys rank fifth in the Northern Region

The Oakton High indoor track team took home Northern Region titles in three events Saturday.

The girls claimed two of those titles, with first-place finishes in the 4x800-meter relay and 55-meter hurdles. Allie Klimkiewicz, Hailey Dougherty, Kristi Carrigan and Briana Stewart comprise the relay team; Meghan Jean-Baptiste won the 55-meter hurdle.

Jean-Baptiste also placed third in two other events, the long jump and high jump. Klimkiewicz had a second-place finish in the 3200-meter run.

The girls 4x200 relay team, composed of Annachristina Clements, Christianne Butters, Danielle Fitzgerald and Jean-Baptiste performed, placed second.

Christopher Sprague claimed the boys' only regional title with a first-place finish in the 1000-meter run.

Top finishers move on to the VHSL AAA state championship meet Feb. 24 and 25 in Hampton.

For complete meet results, click here.



1. South County, 81
2. James W. Robinson, 65
3. Oakton, 58
4. T.C. Williams, 47
5. Lake Braddock, 45.33


1. Westfield, 76.50
2. South Lakes, 60
3. T.C. Williams, 56
3. Annandale, 56
5. Oakton, 45

The following Cougars placed in the top 10 of their respective events:


  • Meghan Jean-Baptiste: third place, long jump, 34-08.25
  • Meghan Jean-Baptiste: third place, high jump, 4-10.00
  • 4x800 relay team (Allie Klimkiewicz, Hailey Dougherty, Kristi Carrigan, Briana Stewart): first place, 9:30.28
  • Meghan Jean-Baptiste: first place, 55-meter hurdles, 8.43
  • Annachristina Clements: eighth place, 55-meter dash, 7.58
  • 4x200 relay team (Annachristina Clements, Christianne Butters, Danielle Fitzgerald, Meghan Jean-Baptiste): second place, 1:47.85
  • Kristi Carrigan: sixth place, 1600-meter run, 5:18.04
  • Sarah Hipwell: ninth place, 500-meter dash, 1:20.44
  • Kristi Carrigan: 10th place, 1000-meter run, 3:12.47
  • Danielle Fitzgerald: sixth place, 300-meter dash, 42.62
  • Allie Klimkiewicz: second place, 3200-meter run, 10:47.16
  • Hailey Dougherty: seventh place, 3200-meter run, 11:25.32


  • Lucas Wratschko, fourth place, pole vault, J13-06.00
  • 4x800 relay team (Christopher Sprague, Matt Livingston, Andy Larson, Michael McNamee): seventh place, 8:19.89
  • Nestor Folta: sixth place, 55-meter hurdles, 8.04
  • 4x200 relay team (Nestor Folta, Brian Burns, Ty Carroll, Joey Bartosic): ninth place, 1:35.28
  • Michael McNamee: third place, 1600-meter run, 4:16.50
  • Gregory Petruncio: fourth place, 1600-meter run, 4:20.69
  • Chris Jewell: sixth place, 1600-meter run, 4:26.63
  • Michael McNamee: ninth place, 500-meter dash, 1:08.36
  • Christopher Sprague: first place, 1000-meter run, 2:36.85
  • Gregory Petruncio: fourth place, 1000-meter run, 2:39.84
  • Oliver Lopez-Gomez: fifth place, 1000-meter run, 2:40.03
  • Jack Stoney: seventh place, 3200-meter run, 9:45.02


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