Athletes of the Week : 4 x 800


Image/Graphics by Tabytha Carr

Sage, John, Jacob and Noah after completing the season undefeated.

The boys 4 x 800 relay team has been selected as Warrior Watch’s Male Athlete of the Week for the week ending on 5/20/22. The boys 4 x 800 relay team is sophomore Jacob Alexander, sophomore Sage Carr, junior Noah Ryder and junior John Stavola. These boys were named Inter – County Conference (ICC) champions. 

They also placed 2nd in the Altoona Mountain Lion Track and Field Classic. The boys set a new school record on Tuesday with a time of 8:31:68. With that time they broke the school record. The boys placed 3rd in Districts, which qualified them for states on Tuesday, May 17th. 

Head Coach, Adam Carr, said “ The boys 4×800 has had an awesome season. They went undefeated through the regular season. They were my 1st boys ICC relay allstars, and they are very close to breaking the school record. They are currently ranked 4th in the district and have a good shot at going to states.”

Facts about John Stavola : 

Grade : 11th

Parents : Jessica Stavola 

SIbings : Nick, Joseph, Aaron, James, Olivia and Charlotte Stavola 

Future Plans : Go Divison 1 

Favorite Food : Steak

Favorite Restaurant : Texas Roadhouse 

Pre – Meet Ritual : Drink a reign

Favorite Track Memory : Winning ICC”s 


Facts about Sage Carr : 

Grade : 10th

Parents : Josh and Tabytha Carr

Siblings : Zaid and Ender Carr

Future Plans : College 

Favorite Food : Chipotle Burrito 

Favorite Restaurant : Texas Roadhouse 

Pre – Meet Ritual : Getting hyped with John and Joel 

Favorite Track Memory : Winning 4 x 800 at ICC’s for the first time in school history 


Facts about Noah Ryder : 

Grade : 11th

Parents : Bill and Courtney Ryder 

Siblings : Dylan, Addison and Gabby Ryder 

Future Plans : Air Force 

Favorite Food : Homeade Mac and Cheese 

Favorite Restaurant : Chic Fil A 

Pre – Meet Ritual : Fasting except for a very light breakfast and a lot of caffeine 

Favorite Track Memory: Winning our medal 

Facts about Jacob Alexander : 

Grade : 10th

Parents : Pete and Diane Alexander 

Siblings : Erika and Zoe Alexander 

Future Plans : Go to college for Marine Biology 

Favorite Food : Chicken

Favorite Restaurant : Chili’s

Pre – Meet Ritual : Complain about the conditions 

Favorite Track Memory : Last year when Bradley Wood found a hib cab in an Arby’s parking lot and snuck it onto the bus