By Jordan Miller
The Carrollton girls track team kicked off the season with a dominating win at the Jeff Arthur’s Claymont Invitational last Saturday with 148 points. New Philadelphia finished second with 104 points.
“I was very proud of how our girls competed and handled themselves among good competition,” said Coach Chris Woolf.
Highlighting the meet was Carrollton junior Maddie Dunlap as she set a new meet record in the two mile with a time of 11:20, breaking the record by 24 seconds.
Dunlap was also the Invitational champion in the mile with a time of 5:19. She also ran a leg of the 4×8 relay, which placed first in 10:19. Kady Davis, Grace Bartlow and Allison Davis ran the 4×8 with Dunlap.
Carrollton freshman Micah Donley led the way for the Lady Warriors as she won three individual events in the 100, 200, 400. She also anchored the winning 4×4 relay team. Other runners of the relay team include: Allison Davis, Kady Davis and Grace Barlow.
Carrollton freshman Alivia Bentley won the shot (34 ft.) and discus (98 ft.).
The 4×1 relay team finished second. Running in the relay were, Sarah Donley, Kody Schandel, Maddie Birong and Cindy Lewis. Layna Pasiuk finished fourth in the 100 hurdles. The 4×2 relay team of Sarah Donley, Schandel, Allison Davis and Lewis, placed fourth.
Allison Davis finished fifth in the 400-meter run. Kady Davis finished second and Grace Bartlow fourth in the 800-meter run. Lewis posted a second place finish in the 200-meter run.
Birong place second and Jaci Pridemore finished fourth in the triple-jump event. Mac Tubaugh tied for fourth in the high jump and placed fourth in the long jump.
The Warriors placed third in the shuttled hurdles. Running the event for Carrollton were: Pasiuk, Pria Anderson, Alexis Coletti and Birong.
“We started our season on a great note and hope to keep getting better every meet,” commented Coach Chris Woolf.
The Lady Warriors were scheduled to host the Marlington Dukes March 29. They will travel to Fairless for the Fairless Falcon Invitational April 2. Events will begin at 10 a.m.