Marion junior Ethan Welch is one of 21 athletes from Section V selected to the Democrat and Chronicle’s All-Greater Rochester Boys Track and Field Team.
Ethan broke the school pole vault record on five different occasions and earned medals at both the New York State Public High School Athletic Association and Federation championships on Staten Island.
Ethan cleared 13-feet, 3-inches to finish tied for fifth in the NYSPHSAA competition and tied for sixth in the Federation competition. The Federation competition includes athletes from private schools and New York City schools.
He set the current school record of 14-feet at the Section V Class A4 Championships on Feb. 19 at Nazareth University. He also won the Section V state qualifier at Nazareth by clearing 13-6 on Feb. 23.
Five additional athletes who competed for Marion received AGR honorable mention. They are:
Boys Track and Field: Oren Welch.
Girls Track and Field: Brianna Holmes and Hayley Wurster.
Swimming: Lucas Monroe.