Newcomers help IMS girls at Durant
DURANT — Four newcomers helped the IMS girls’ track and field team place in the top six in six events at the Durant Wildcat Relays on Tuesday night.
Senior Anya Slabaugh cleared 4 feet, 6 inches to take second place in the high jump competition, and sophomore Riley Schmeider finished third in the 3,000-meter run in 13:01.69. Slabaugh also finished sixth in the 100-meter hurdles in a season-best time of 19.54 seconds.
The 4x100 relay team of Slabaugh, Kristin Davis, newcomer Olivia Yutzy and newcomer Hannah Miller took fourth place in a season-best time of 56.78 seconds. The 4x200 relay team, which included newcomer Jacayla Litwiller, Alvard Mamikonyan, Michaela Gingerich and Miller, finished sixth in 2:18.97, and the shuttle hurdle relay team of Litwiller, Mamikonyan, Gingerich and Slabaugh was sixth in 2:29.56.
The IMS girls finished seventh at the meet with 36 points.