Girls Indoor Track Takes First Place; Second Year in a Row

Thomas Headington, Contributing Author

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The Indoor Track Division II State meet took place Sunday, February 4th at Dartmouth College. Throughout the day the teams jockied for points. By the 4×200 it came down to Souhegan Sabers Vs Milford Titans.

Early on SHS runners placed highly both in relays and individual events. In the 4×800 Seniors Jane Leighton, Elise lambert, and Sophomores Marissa Romano and Mackenzie Hayzen  took first with a time of 9:56.82, finishing with a sizable lead on second place.

Individually, Lambert  took Second with a time of 1:38.95  losing by .31 seconds to Julia Robitaille from Manchester West.  Lambert also placed third in High Jump, clearing 4’10’’.

Jane Leighton and Marissa Romano took second and third in the 1000 meter race. Leighton ran 3:04.15 and Romano a 3:08.46.

From the sprinters, Sinor Abby Cranney placed second in the 300 with a time of 42.85. Hannah Rowe placed fourth in Long Jump jumping 16’3’’.

Coming into the final event of the day, the 4×200 was between Milford and Souhegan. Milford was ahead by only a few points if the SHS 200 relay team couldn’t pull off a win, states would be lost.

In an exciting race, Cranney crossed the finish line 2.70 seconds ahead of Mlfords time running a winning time of 1:51.70. Congratulations Souhegan Sabers!!

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