After claiming both the boys and girls Lackawanna League Division IV championships, Montrose was expected to be represented on the conference all-star teams. Their presence was felt beyond.
Chalice Guyette and Collin Chidester led the way as each was named Track Performer of the Year by the Lackawanna Division III and IV coaches and along with Liam Mead were named to Scranton Times-Tribune All Regional teams.
Chidester was brilliant his senior season capturing the gold medal in both the 110-meter and 300-meter hurdles at the District II championships. At the PIAA State Championships Chidester finished 11th in the 300 and 14th in the 110.
Mead, who was also an All-Regional selection in Cross Country in the fall, culminated his outstanding Meteor career with a Gold medal in the 3200-meter and finished 19th at the PIAA Class 2A championships.
The dazzling Guyette won Silver in the 100-meter and a Bronze in the 200-meter at the District II championships. She capped her junior season finishing ninth in the 100 and 10th in the 200 at PIAA Class 2A championships.
The Montrose Boys 1600-meter Relay team of Chidester, Brennan Gilhool, Henry Rogers, and Chucky Rohan was also named to the All Regional team after winning the District II championship and finishing eighth at PIAA championships.
Forest City’s Sarah Korty, who competes in a co-sponsorship with Carbondale Area, was selected to the All Regional team as a thrower. The senior earned a Silver medal in both discus and shot put at the District II championships and then garnered a Bronze medal at the PIAA championships in the discus and placed ninth in the shot put.
On the Boys Division III-IV All-Star team, Chidester and Mead were joined by teammate Rogers, who earned a nod as a sprinter after dominating in the 100-meter and finishing fourth at the District II meet.
Elk Lake’s Peyton Jones received recognition as a Distance runner. Jones capped his Elk Lake career with a third-place finish at Districts.
In the Field events Susquehanna’s Cory Bricourt and Blue Ridge’s Ryan Mills were selected to the team for Jumps. Bricourt earned a Silver medal in the high jump at Districts and finished 13th at the state meet. Mills earned a Silver in the Triple Jump at Districts and finished 22nd at the PIAA championships.
Several local athletes also joined Guyette and Korty on the Girls’ all-star team:
Hannah Perkins, of Montrose, earned recognition in the Mid Distance as the junior finished second in the 1600-meter at the District II championships and finished 14th at the state meet.
Elk Lake’s Krista Jones and Forest City’s Rachel Korty earned nods as Distance Runners.
Jones placed second in the 3200-meter at Districts and finished 15th at the state meet. Korty earned a fourth-place finish at Districts in the 1600 and sixth place in the 3200.