2013-05-24 / Sports

Gallagher Sisters Shatter Records


Sisters, Tessy and Jackie Gallagher, celebrate their record breaking runs at the Catholic High School Athletic Association Freshmen City Championships. Sisters, Tessy and Jackie Gallagher, celebrate their record breaking runs at the Catholic High School Athletic Association Freshmen City Championships. Bishop Kearney High School students Tessy and Jackie Gallagher of Belle Harbor, recently shattered previous school records in the 1500 and 3000 meter races.

The sisters were competing at the Catholic High School Athletic Association Freshmen City Championships.

Tessy took 2nd place in the 3000 meter event. She also set a new school track team record with a time of 11 minutes and 53 seconds.

Jackie was just as impressive in the 1500 meter run capturing 3rd place and shattering the school record by 35 seconds in a time 5 minutes 18 seconds.

The girls’ outstanding performance in these highly competitive races was an early Mother’s Day gift to their mom, Patricia.

They are looking forward to the upcoming Brooklyn/Queen championship.

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