PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Pleasantville High School's Patrick Watts won the Division 2 state championship in the 800 on Friday, with a time of 1:52.22, setting a school record by more than a second and a half. He was also fourth overall in the Federation (all public, Catholic and private schools in the state).
Watts' time qualified him to compete at the New Balance National Championship in Greensboro, N.C., this weekend.
Drew Dorflinger was fifth in the 3,200, earning a medal and a place on the awards podium.
On Saturday, Watts finished sixth in the 1,600 and set a school record (4:19).
The 4x800 relay team of Eamon Coburn, Watts, Eli Waxler and JC Yahia easily won the Division 2 State Championship with a time of 7:53 (their best time this year and just 1.5 seconds off the school record).