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Girls track team sinks Lake

April 21, 2011
Special to the Town Crier
The Boardman girls’ track and field team earned their first Federal League win of the season April 14 defeating Lake, 92-45. The field events scored big points for the Lady Spartans as they swept the discus. Sophomore Daisy Robinson was first throwing 114 feet, 5 inches, sophomore Giovanna Silvestri second with a toss of 111 feet, 6 inches and junior Megan Howard took third with a toss of 100 feet, 2 inches. All of these throws were season bests for these girls.

In the shot put, Robinson threw another season best of 34 feet, 4 inches to take first place honors and Silvestri took second with a toss of 34 feet, 2 inches. In the pole vault, junior Jenny Bresnahan took first place with a vault of 7 feet, 6 inches and sophomore Sarina Mauerman jumped 7 feet to take third place.

In the high jump, freshman Mogan Hambrick jumped to first place at 4 feet, 8 inches and sophomore Brittany Bailing had a season best of 4 feet, 4 inches to take third place. In the long jump, sophomore Christina Claybrook jumped a season best of 13 feet, 6 inches to place second and senior Carissa Plourde was third jumping 13 feet, 4 inches.

In the running events, the 4x800 meter relay team of senior Katie Heney, freshman Sydni Ogilvie, sophomore Toni Triglia, and junior Tori Moore raced to first in 10:44.8. Senior Nicole Vlad raced to first in the 100 meter high hurdles in 16.8 and Hambrick ran a season best of 18.3 to place third. In the 100 meter dash, junior Lesley Koch raced to second in 13.5 and freshman Nikki Hillard was third running the same time. The winning 4x200 meter relay team ran a season best time of 1:52.2 and consisted of Hillard, Koch, Plourde, and sophomore Julia Barnett. The 4x100 meter relay team also won running a season best time of 52.9 and consisted of Hillard, Koch, Vlad, and Barnett. Moore came back to win the 1600 in a season best time of 5:40. Plourde won the 400 in a time of 64.8 and Claybrook was third running 65.9 while Barnett took third place in the 200 meter dash running 30.3. Vlad won the 300 meter hurdles in 49.9 and Hambrick had another season best time of 52.0 to take runner-up honors. It was a sweep in the 800 meter run with Moore first in 2:37, Ogilvie second in 2:43 and sophomore Kaitlyn Emery placing third running a season best time of 2:45. Heney finished the scoring in the meet racing to first in the 3200 meter run in a season best time of 12:09.3.

The team was scheduled to compete in the Mahoning County Championship Meet on Saturday, April 16 where the girls were defending their ten County titles in a row. However, the meet was cancelled due to high winds and at this time it doesn’t appear that the meet can be rescheduled for this year.


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