As a final tune-up for the post-season, the Baldwinsville girls track and field team dominated last Saturday’s Weedsport Invitational, scoring 151 points, well clear of runner-up Living Word Academy (55 points) and the rest of the 13-team field.
Gabby Jordan and Stephanie Vasteno went 1-2 in the 100-meter dash, as Jordan won in 13.10 seconds and Vasteno (13.22 seconds) closely followed. Later, in the 4x100, Jordan, Vasteno, Cierra Allen and Rebecca Lawrence blazed to a win in the 4x100 relay in 50.87 seconds.
Marissa Lathrop, in 1:02.79, earned the victory in the 400-meter dash, with Katie Wicks (1:03.28) gaining second place. Mackenzie Ross cruised to an 800-meter title in 2:24.54 as Nicole Piontkowski (2:31.93) was runner-up, with Piontkowski adding a fifth in the 400-meter hurdles.
Ross, Meghan Hull, Kelley Hull and Madison Gonzalez pulled away and took the 4x800 relay in 10:45.42, with the Hulls also joining Kourtnee Allen and Sara Bartelli as B’ville finished second (5:02.06) to Weedsport (4:47.87) in the 1,600 sprint medley.
Rachael Miller had a quick time of 4:51.43 in the 1,500-meter run, while Mia Bolton (5:12.07) finished third. Emily Thompson was victorious in the 3,000-meter run in 11:05.91. Emily Soeder cleared 5 feet and won the high jump, with Bryn Judkins in sixth place.
Carlie McNamara, with a throw of 93’3”, finished second in the discus, adding a seventh in the shot put. Maddie Darstein took third (13’10 ½”) and Melissa Voyer fourth (13’7 ¾”) in the long jump, with Haleigh Jaquint sixth in the triple jump.
Elizabeth Wisely was third in the 100-meter hurdles in 18.56 seconds, while Shayna Weber took fourth place (28.65 seconds) in the 200-meter dash.
Before this, the girls Bees roared through last Wednesday’s meets against Henninger, beating the Black Knights 119-21, with sprinter Gabby Jordan winning twice as she got through the 100-meter dash in 12.6 seconds and the 200-meter dash in 26.7 seconds.