The Cheltenham Girls team won an unprecedented (and unmatched in state history) 4th straight PTFCA Indoor State Championship. The state championship team had stellar performances from Chanel Brissett (1st 60m Hurdles (PA All-Time Record), 2nd 60m Dash), MaryGrace Rittler (3rd 3000m run), Alexis Crosby (2nd 400m dash), Girls 4x200m (1st), Girls 4x400 (3rd), Brianna Smith (7th - HJ), Bria Barnes (8th - 400m).
The girls followed this performance with the following results at Indoor Nationals -
4x200m (Brissett, Crosby, Lewis, Barnes - 3rd in PA All-Time Record), Chanel Brissett (4th - 60m Hurdles), Alexis Crosby (13th - 400m), MaryGrace Rittler (16th - 2mile), Bria Barnes (13th - Emerging Elite 400m), Brianna Smith (18th - High Jump).
Outdoor 2017 So Far -
The Cheltenham Girls Penn Relays athletes were recently selected to be recognized by Nike as one of five national stand-out teams at Penn Relays. Our 4x100m and 4x400 relays look to continue our competitive streak at Penn Relays. We also have two athletes in the elite individual events: Brianna Smith in the HJ and MaryGrace Rittler in the 3k. Currently, Chanel Brissett sits at US #1 in the 100m Hurdles and PA #1 in the 100m, Bria Barnes is PA #2 in the 400m, the 4x400m relay is PA #1, and the 4x100m relay is PA #2. Our team has continued our undefeated dual-meet streak to nine years (no losses in league competition) and hopes to win its 8th straight League Championship and 5th straight District 1 Championship
Community Give Back -
The CHS Girls Track Teams also look forward to continuing their annual traditions of giving back to the community with the Cheltenham All-Elementary Track Meet in June (7th Year) for district 2nd - 6th graders and the Miracle Mile to benefit the special olympics and our unified track program (8th year).