Coming into high school as a Virginia Beach Middle Schools champion on the track last spring including a 4:45 1600, Cox's Jonathan Lomogda got the opportunity to showcase his talents regionally and statewide this fall with one of the better cross country seasons by a freshmen in Virginia in recent memory
Virtual meet preview for the 2010 Beach District Indoor T&F Championships based on performances currently in the MileStat.com database as of February 2nd.
Lindsay Neuberger is the only thrower, male or female, to have won a high school national title this past decade in the throws. As a senior at Cox High School in Virginia Beach, Neuberger won the shot put national title at the 2002 Nike Indoor Nationals. Neuberger with a high school best of 49'6.25" is the undisputed top shot put thrower of the decade. In her high school career, Neuberger would claim four state titles in the shot put and also was a two-time state champion in the discus with a best of 137'2".
She represented the United States on the 2001 World Youth Team which traveled to Hungary for competition. Neuberger holds the Virginia high school state indoor shot put record at 48'4.75" and was only a few inches off setting the state outdoor record with her senior year Beach District Meet performance of 49'6.25". Tracey Toon of Menchville holds the state outdoor record since 1982 at 49'9".
After high school at Wake Forest, Neuberger was an All-ACC performer in numerous seasons for the Deacons and a NCAA Nationals qualifier. She also set school records in the shot put and hammer throw. Read more for interview with Lindsay Neuberger...
Audo interview by Brandon Miles with Cox senior Eddie Judge at last week's Beach District Indoor Meet as Judge won two individual titles in the 1600 and 1000 meter races. Two weeks ago, Judge ran one of the nation's fastest flat track times for 1600 meters with a 4:16 victory at the St. Christopher's Mid-Atlantic Track Clash.
The Beach District Meet will be held on Wednesday at the Sportsplex 5K course in Virginia Beach. Both Ocean Lakes boys and girls\' teams will be looking to defend their team titles from last year, while Cox senior Eddie Judge will be making an assault on his own course record as the defending Beach District champ.
The Kellam girls and Ocean Lakes boys appear to be the teams to beat this fall in the Eastern Region, while Derrick Robbins is expected to easily defend his regional crown. Meanwhile, Western Branch freshmen Aurora Scott, who already has some national age group records under her belt, will be expected to make a huge splash on the Virginia high school running scene.
The Fork Union Invitational is proud to announce the entry of Lindsey Neuberger in the girls
Lindsay Neuberger, not only a state champion thrower in Virginia, but also one of the best throwers in the entire nation, signed her letter of intent on the first day of the early signing period with Wake Forest University.
Both race winners at the Eastern Regional Cross Country Meet were from Ocean Lakes. In the boys race, junior Matt Keally won the race, running alone for the most part as he ran the 4th fastest time all-time on the course with his clocking of 15:31.
Ocean Lakes junior Matt Keally looks ready to challenge for that runner up title at the AAA State Meet after his district meet.