CBA girls track beats Hannibal, Solvay

By winning nearly every individual title, the Christian Brothers Academy girls track and field team controlled last Wednesday's meet against Solvay and Hannibal. The Brothers topped the Bearcats 82-58 and the Warriors 86-53.

Carol Giblin pulled off a sweep of all the distance events, taking the 800-meter run (2:33.8) and 1,500-meter run (5:53.0) while claiming the 3,000-meter run in 12:38.0. Giblin, Julia Quigley, Rachel Zajdel and Katie Brislin teamed to finish first in the 4x800 relay in 10:57.3.

Melissa Zajdel added wins in the 400-meter dash (1:01.1) and 200-meter dash (27.3 seconds), also helping Nadine Dosa, Nicole SanGiacomo and Edie Douglas take the 4x100 relay in 51.8 seconds.

Betty Etheredge won both the long jump (15 feet 6 inches) and triple jump (33 feet 4 inches). Cara Peters cleared 7 feet in the pole vault, also running to a win in the 400 hurdles in 1:14.8.

CBA had rolled through Westhill and Jordan-Elbridge back on April 29, beating the Eagles 90-47 and the Warriors 94-47.

Betty Etheredge won both the long jump 14 feet 5 inches) and triple jump (31 feet 9 inches), while Julia Quigley was first in the 400 hurdles (1:15.6) and cleared 4 feet 6 inches in the high jump.

Nicole SanGiacomo sprinted to the 100-meter dash title in 12.7 seconds and also won the 100-meter high hurdles (16.9 seconds). She also helped Etheredge, Edie Douglas and Nadine Dosa take the 4x100 relay in 53.7 seconds.

Katie Brislin, Michaela Gildemeyer, Carol Giblin and Rachel Zajdel ran the 4x800 relay in 10:06.3. Brislin won the 400-meter dash (1:04.9) as Zajdel needed 5:15.7 to prevail at 1,500 meters. Giblin ran 800 meters in 2:26 flat.

Just after Nadine Dosa took the 200-meter dash (28.6 seconds), Giblin, Zajdel, Quigley and Ashley Letteney ran to first in the 4x400 relay in 4:27.9. Douglas cleared 8 feet in the pole vault.

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