Girls Hornets, Red Rams complete indoor track sweep

F-M, J-D both capture league titles at SRC Arena

— As for J-D, Rachel Fairbanks made her way to victory in the 1,000 in 3:08.08, with Laura Wengert third (3:10.07) third and ESM's Grace Maring fourth.

The Rams' Emilee Carpenter held off the Spartans' Natalie Marra, 4:56.61 to 4:59.10, in the 1,500, where J-D's Samantha Clemons was third. Carpenter and Clemons teamed with Fairbanks and Wengert to win the 4x800 in 10:05.95, again leaving ESM (10:34.41) in third.

Ally Fox was victorious for the Rams in the 55 sprint in 7.63 seconds, leaving Sierra Vasiliou (7.74 seconds) third, and completed a sprint sweep when she won the 300 in 44.47 seconds, again with Vasiliou (45.66 seconds) getting third place.

But Vasiliou did prevail in the long jump, going 17' 3/4", the best in any division on this night. Patrece Martin chimed in by winning the triple jump by hitting 35' 2 1/4". Martin also helped Fox, Casey Keane and Taylor-Rae Danforth as J-D won the 4x200 in 1:54.27, again with ESM (2:03.06) taking third.

Tangela Hightower (32'3 1/4") and Salwa El-Hindi (28'6 3/4") went 1-2 in the shot put for J-D. Danforth took second in the pole vault, clearing 8' as ESM's Alexis Bennek (7') was third.

Gabby Pallotta got a victory for ESM in the 3,000 in 11:20.29, where J-D's Hannah Stefl was third, with Juliette Miller giving the Spartans a victory in the 1,000 in 1:46.36. Nina Zesky again beat the field in the high jump, clearing exactly 5 feet as J-D teammates Toria Carter and McKenzie Kallquist took the fourth and fifth spots.

The Rams were second in the 4x400 in 4:37.61, easily ahead of the Spartans (4:53.39) in third place. The Spartans' Bridget Benz got third place in the 55 hurdles (10.52 seconds) as Kate McGarrity was fourth in the 55 sprint.

Also for the Spartans, Judi Neff was fifth in the triple jump, with Shantelle Clark sixth in the long jump and Jessica Shane sixth in the shot put.

During the OHSL Liberty/Patriot meet, CBA picked up 22 points for eighth place. Megan Ann Pierce was second in the 3,000 in 10:47.40, while Maire-Kate McGlynn was third (3:10.73) in the 1,000. Gabrielle Schug took fourth in the 1,500 in 5:18.37 and helped McGlynn, Pierce and Julie McInvale grab fourth place (10:57.89) in the 4x800.

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