continued In the girls edition of the Arcaro meet, CNS had 45 points and Liverpool 39.7 points, but both trailed J-D, who lay claim to the top spot with 63.7 points after finishing second to the Northstars in the Morse meet.
Mariah Thomson gave the Northstars a clear victory in the shot put, tossing it 33 feet 4 inches as Katie Osborne, sixth in that event, cleared 5 feet 2 inches for second place in the high jump.
CNS teammates Justine Seliger (9.65 seconds) and Jade Jenkins (9.70 seconds) were second and third, respectively, in the 55-meter hurdles, with Liverpool's Tammy Brodie (9.97 seconds) in fourth.
In the 1,500-meter run, Nicole Watterud got fourth place in 5:05.53, ahead of Maria LaMontagne (5:07.80) in fifth.
Liverpool freshman Ore Akinpelu, fresh off helping the girls soccer Warriors win a Section III Class AA title, won here, too, taking the 500-meter run in 1:24.16. Kyla Bills added a second in the 1,000 in 3:11.72, where CNS's Taylor Parry (3:13.37) was fourth, and Catherine Rowell was second in the triple jump, going 31 feet 8 1/2 inches.
Akinpelu, Rowell, Stine Albers and Alex Whiting ran to third in the 4x400 relay in 4:21.17, ahead of CNS in fifth (4:34.03), and the Warriors were sixth in the 4x200. Brodie added a sixth (14 feet 2 3/4 inches) in the long jump as Shae Shenandoah tied for fifth in the pole vault.
Everyone gathers at OCC again next Wednesday to stage the Oscar Jensen Holiday Relays, the last event of the 2011 portion of the schedule.