Lancaster boys win Polar Bear Meet; Foulkes sets unofficial Class 1 record

In red from left, Lancaster’s Joshua Woolard, Matthew Kane, Jameson Scott and Trajan Waddy paced the pack of runners in the 500 meter dash at the Polar Bear Meet. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi
Lancaster’s Michael Foulkes ran the 1000 meter in 2:44.83 at last week’s Polar Bear Meet at Northumberland. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi

Lancaster High School sprinter Michael Foulkes ran his best time of the season and recorded the unofficial fastest time in the state for Class 1 runners in the 1000 meter the Northumberland Polar Bear Meet on Friday, February 11.

Lancaster’s 4X400 meter boys relay team of Foulkes, Matthew Kane, Jameson Scott and Trajan Waddy also posted a state qualifying time of 3:49.44 and Lizzy Woolard earned her state berth in the 1000 meter run.

Lancaster won the boys meet with 98 points, Mathews was second with 60 and host Northumberland third with 55.

Foulkes’ time of 2:44.83 is the fastest time in Class 1A/2A, according to LHS assistant coach James Timm. Bruton’s Louis Wincheski had the fastest time of 2:45.57 until Foulkes beat that last Friday.

Also in the boys meet, Lancaster’s Jeremia Laws won both the….[to-view-more]