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Boardman girls wrap up a good year

March 6, 2014
The Town Crier

The Boardman girls indoor track team has competed in three meets so far this season.

At the first indoor meet Feb. 9 at Youngstown State, junior Jordan Grantonic raced to fourth place in the 3200 meter run with a time of 11:49.89. The 4 x 800 meter relay team placed fifth with a time of 11:13 and consisted of senior Kaitlyn Morrell, junior Regan O'Hara and freshmen Caitlyn Hadley and Abbey Evans. Senior Morgan Hambrick placed sixth place in the high jump with a height of 4'10''. Placing ninth in their events were senior Emma Schwendeman in the 3200 running 12:46, and juniors Brittany Chamberlain and Brooke Harsh in the pole vault clearing 7'0''.

The girls competed again Feb. 15 at YSU and Grantonic led the way again running a season best of 11:40 in the 3200 meter run and finishing in second place. She also started the 4 x 800 meter relay team of seniors Brandi Gatte, Trista Cunningham and Regan O'Hara. They placed second running a season best time of 10:37.46. Hambrick placed third in the high jump with a season best of 5'0'' and Chamberlain was seventh in the pole vault with a leap of 7'0''.

The girls competed Feb. 23 at Kent State University with Hambrick leading the way finishing in second place in the high jump with a jump of 5'0''. The 4 x 800 meter relay team of Schwendeman, Morrell, Regan O'Hara, and Haley Gianfrancesco placed second running 11:01. Junior thrower Ka'nisha White threw a season best of 35'5'' to place seventh in the shot put. Morrell came back to place 10th in the mile run with a time of 5:45, and junior Stephanie DeMain made it to the finals in the 60 meter high hurdles and placed 15th with a time of 10.73.

The team will competed March 1 in Columbus at the Arnold Classic. This meet served as the final qualifier for the girls to make the Indoor State Championships at Akron University to be held Saturday.



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