Gallery: Connor, Distance Runners Lead Saline to Dual Meet Victory

 04/13/2016 - 01:03

Erin Connor won the shot put and the discus for Saline.

The Saline Hornets girls track and field team won their first dual meet of the season, 144-104, Tuesday at Saline High School.

On the track, as expected, Huron won the short races and Saline won the longer ones. The Hornets captured three of four relays and then performed well in the field.

Erin Connor was a double winner for Saline. Connor, who won the shot put at two indoor events this spring, added another victory to her resume. She threw 35-09. Vic Black was third (27-04) and Gloria Ford was fourth (24-07). Connor also won the discus with a throw of 119-04. Vic Black was second (98-03) and Alexa Fansler was third (71-04). Lauren Sayre won the high jump, clearing 5-02. Nia Lancit was second, also clearing 5-02. Alexandra Haugen won the pole vault, clearing 9-06. Skyler Hardt was second (9-00) and Elizabeth Weeden was third (8-06). Haugen was also Saline’s top long jumper, taking fourth with a jump of 14-07.25.

Jessi Larson won the 3200 in 11:13. Larson led a Saline team that finished 1-9 in the event. Gillian Walter was second (11:59) and Kayla Fortino was third (12:03).

Regan Smith won the 1600 in 5:28.19. Regan Barsch was second in 5:41.59.

Hannah Cummings won the 800 in 2:26.49. Kyra Ross was third in 2:35 and Emma Cummings was fourth in 2:39.

In the 100, Catherine Dager was Saline’s fastest runner. She was fifth in 13.71.  Dager was also third in the 200 meters (28.09). Sophia O’Connor was fourth in the 400 (1:10).

In the 300 hurdles Haugen finished third (53.10), just a shade faster than Sydney Chandler. In the 100 hurdles Lancit was third in 17:53 – a little faster than Sara Foley.

Tran Longmoore
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