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Saline Bests Pioneer, Skyline in SEC Meet

 04/18/2014 - 03:17

Saline senior Quenee' Dale, the defending state champ in the 100 hurdles, equaled her best junior year time Thursday, finishing in 14.13 seconds.

The Hornet girls track and field team opened its outdoor season Thursday by defeating Pioneer and Skyline at Saline High School.

State champion hurdler Quenee' Dale won the 100 hurdles in 14.13 seconds, equaling her best time from her junior year. She also won the 200 meters in 25.35 seconds, a person best.

Most of Saline's victories came on the track. Alexa Ross won the 400 meters in 1:00.45. Kennedy Beazley won the 800 in 2:21.33. Hannah Cummings (2:24.56) and Hannah Fischer (2:35.30) finished third and fourth.

Elianna Shwayder won the 1600 in 5:35.31. Gloria Park (5:40.53), Haleigh Cummings (5:55.32) and Katie Fedoronko (6:00) gave Saline a sweep of the top four positions.

In the 3200 meters, Gillian Walter edged Abby Rentschler by .13 seconds. Walter finished in 11:53.02 seconds. Alexa Reyst, Emily Diehl and Holly Treber gave Saline a sweep of the top five spots.

In the field, the only victory belonged to senior Wendy Szuminski, who beat her own school record in the pole vault, improving it to 11 feet. Alexandra Haugen was second (nine feet). Szuminski was Saline's top long jumper at 14-10.75, good for fourth.

Lauren Sayre cleared 5'2 on the high jump, but Sophie Steinberg of Skyline won the event on faults.

Erin Connor (98-06) and Amelia Wittig (94-00) finished second and third in discus. Connor (35-06) and Wittig (33-05) did the same in shot put.

In the relays, Saline won the 4-by-8 and 4-by-2.

Tran Longmoore
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