Girls Varsity Track & Field · Lady Explorers Track & Field defeat Cuyahoga Falls


The girls track and field team picked up a dual meet win at Cuyahoga Falls on Tuesday afternoon. Check out the meet recap below from Coach Hildebrand!
The meet started off well as the girls 3200 relay team ran a strong race to win convincingly. Emma Hannan, Story Jones, Nataleigh Nigrelli and Jordyn Hopgood paced the girls.

The hurdlers swept the 100 meter event. Placing third was Annika Kippley, second Naveah Harvey and returning from injury was Klaudia Kosa crossing the line first. The 300 hurdle race was another sweep by Lily Swain, Ellie Gallagher and Kippley.

Freshman Kristine Roegner continues an impressive first season placing second in both the 100 and 200 meter sprints.

The 1600 meters was dominated by Hudson with a sweep by Hannan , Hopgood and Ashley Root. Hannan also placed third in the 400 meters.

Sydney Gallagher had another impressive day winning both the 800 and placing second in a tie with buddy Brenna Beucler in the 3200. Sarah Weldon finished third in the 800 but this was just a warmup as she convincingly won the 3200.

The field events had a fine meet with Grace Merrick placing second in but throw events. Veronica Church won the discus while sarah Lyons placed third.

The pole vault crew swept the event with Cecily Merrick getting first followed by Swain and Lindsey Havens.

Emma Beseda jumped to a first place in the high jump with Abby Young finishing second place.

Senior Holly Smith placed third in the long jump event with a personal best performance.

The meet ended with a nice result by the young 1600 relay team of Ruby Jacops, Margaret Chen, Jocelyn Oh and Ellie Gallagher.

Coach Hildebrand shared the following when asked about the meet, “The girls had a good meet overall. We are finally getting healthy across some much needed events and we continue to gain confidence going into the last few dual meets of the year. They seem to be on track for peaking at the right time. Big points were achieved in all three of the disciplines including field events, sprinters and the distance group.“

Way to go, girls! Roll Hud!