EHS Track Girls Top Medford, 97-15

May 18, 2011
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The Everett High girls track team engaged GBL foes Cambridge and Medford last week in a tri meet. The Lady Crimson Tide ran away from Medford, 97-15, but came out on the short end of an 82-62 decision to Cambridge.

Sashae Walls proved to be the top overall scorer for Everett on the day. Sashae bested the field for first places in the high jump with a leap of 4-6 and the 200 meter dash in 28.8. She also was a member of the winning 4 x 400 relay quartet with teammates Katie Steeves, Emila Ponikiewski, and Delmis Urquiza in a time of 4:50.7.

The other Everett athlete who was a victor against both Cambridge and Medford was Maeve Kernan, who won the mile run in 5:54.6.

Urquiza captured first place against Cambridge in the 400 meter dash in 1:12.7. A host of teammates took home first places in the Medford half of the competition, led by  Daryl Colson who won three events against her Lady Mustang counterparts:  the 100 high hurdles in 19.8;  the shotput with a toss of 24-3; and the discus with a  throw of 83-9.

Other first place finishers for Everett against Medford were: Elsbeth Colson in the 400 meter hurdles in 1:28; Ramona Clarke in the 100 dash in 13.9; Jessica Mangan in the two mile run in 14:01; Ponikiewski in the 800 in 2:55; Jackie Steeves in the javelin with a throw of 69-0; and Katie Steeves in the long jump with a landing of 13-6.5. All of the Everett girls who took firsts against Medford also scored points for second or third place efforts against Cambridge.

Other Lady Crimson Tide point scorers on the day who put points onto either the Cambridge or Medford score sheets (or both) included: Amber Whitney in the 400 hurdles in 1:34 and the discus with a throw of 52-8; Melissa Michel in the two mile in 15:32; Sarah Fischer in the 800 in 3:05; Angele Louis-Jean in the 800 in 3:07.8; Orelie Lassegue in the 400 dash in 1:26; Tiara Perez in the mile run in 6:51, which was a personal record (PR) for Tiara; Katie Steeves in the 200 dash in 30.7; Sabine Jacques in the 100 dash in 15.0; Zoulikha Madkour in the shotput with a heave of 21-7 and the javelin with a toss of 53-2; Urquiza with a shotput throw of 20-0; Bebhin Kernan with a javelin toss of 48-7; Katie Steeves with a long jump of 13-6.5; and Syeeda Ross with a long jump of 10-0.

Two Everett girls turned in fine performances at Saturday’s State Coaches Meet. Daryl Colson qualified for the State Divisional Meet in the shotput with a throw of 90-5. Maeve Kernan ran the mile in a PR of 5:53.06.

The EHS girls will compete in the All GBL Meet tomorrow (Thursday). Lady Crimson Tide who already have qualified for the State Divisional Meet on May 28 are Walls in the high jump, Daryl Colson in the discus, and the 4 x 100 relay team.