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Washington seventh-grade girls’ track team wins Fairfield Relays

Apr 25, 2013

FAIRFIELD — The Washington seventh-grade girls’ track and field team opened its season by winning the Fairfield Relays on Monday.

The Demons won five events and scored 127.5 points, finishing 8.5 points ahead of second-place Mt. Pleasant.

Morgan Brinning won the 800-meter run in 2:53.15, and she was also a member of Washington’s first-place 4x400 relay. The quartet of Brooke Stout, Brinning, Allison Vogel and Megan Strabala won in 5:04.38.

Washington’s distance medley relay team of Regan Caffery, Kayla Andrew, Michaela Hoffman and Stout took first place in 5:13.53.

Stout won the shot put competition with a throw of 21 feet, 9.5 inches, and teammate Kristin Twinam was second with a toss of 19 feet, 4.5 inches. Andrew won the discus competition with a heave of 57 feet, 10 inches, and teammate Mackenzie Beam was second with a throw of 48 feet, 5 inches.

Brinning took second place in the long jump competition with a leap of 12 feet, 6.5 inches, and Hoffman cleared 4 feet to take second place in the high jump. Vogel came in second in the 400-meter dash in 1:11.75, and teammate Megan Strabala was third in 1:12.30. Andrew took second place in the 800-meter run in 2:58.11, and Baylee Stalder was second in the 1,500-meter run in 6:10.58.

Washington’s 4x200 relay team of Meredith Raber, Twinam, Hoffman and McKenna Rich took second place in 2:15.26. The quartet of Caffery, Andrew, Strabala and Brinning finished third in the shuttle hurdle relay in 1:22.83, and the sprint medley relay team of Jessica Hora, Beam, Raber and Stalder was third in 2:24.46. Washington’s 4x100 relay team of Hora, Beam, Alexis Edwards and Raber finished fourth in 1:08.27.

Strabala cleared 3 feet, 8 inches to place fourth in the high jump competition, and Raber finished fifth in the long jump with a leap of 10 feet, 11 inches. Rich finished fourth in the 100-meter dash in 15.16 seconds, and Stout was fourth in the 1,500-meter run in 6:35.97.

Caffery came in fourth in the 200-meter dash in 32.17 seconds, and Vogel was fifth in the race in 32.43 seconds. Rich finished fourth in the 10-flight hurdles in 21.21 seconds, and Twinam was sixth in 22.87 seconds. Twinam placed fourth in the 200-meter hurdles in 36.80 seconds, and Rich was fifth in 36.80 seconds.

The Washington seventh-grade girls’ track and field team will travel to the Fort Madison Invitational on Monday. The meet will begin at 4:30 p.m.

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