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Rashon Cooke, Romaine Rhoden win Gold at PIAA District 1 Championship Meet
Rashon Cooke, Romaine Rhoden win Gold at PIAA District 1 Championship Meet

The Lower Merion High School boys' track & field team recently enjoyed an excellent outing at the District 1 Championship Meet highlighted by a pair of gold medal performances led by 400-meter champion Rashon Cooke and Long Jump champion Romaine Rhoden.

Cooke, a senior, claimed the 400-meter crown in a time of 49.22, while Rhoden, a junior, won gold with a jump of 22 ft. 8 in. Also competing at the District 1 meet was the 4x100-meter team of Davon Tate, Devon Tate, Deion Davis and Ahmad Hall who took fifth place overall, and Matt D'Aquila, who finished in sixth place in the 3200-meter event.