Meridian’s girls’ track and field team won both of its duals with Blaine and Bellingham thanks to a sweep in the relays at a Northwest Conference meet on Thursday, May 7, at Meridian.
Janessa Murphy was the top performer for Meridian, winning the long jump (15 feet, 11 inches), the 300 hurdles (48.14 seconds), and helping the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams.
Blaine’s Elle Moore won a pair of events for the Borderites. She put a 33-06.00 in the shot put and had a 102-09 throw in the discus.
Bellingham’s wins were spread evenly amongst the team, but Hannah Bradley stood out with her sprint in the 100. She clocked in at 12.77, good for the second-best time all season in the Northwest Conference, according to athletic.net.
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Meridian won its duals 92-50 over Blaine and 79-70 over Bellingham. Blaine beat Bellingham in the third dual, 71.5-69.5.
Team results: Meridian 92, Blaine 50; Meridian 79, Bellingham 70; Blaine 71.5, Bellingham 69.5.
100: Hannah Bradley (Bellingham) 12.77; 200: Mia Hodges (Bellingham) 26.81; 400: Hillary Kiele (Blaine) 1:03.46; 800: Sophia Dwyer (Blaine) 2:30.48; 1,600: Abby Walker (Bellingham) 5:43.64; 3,200: Dena Andrushenko (Meridian) 13:09.30; 100 hurdles: Annie Waddell(Bellingham) 16.19; 300 hurdles: Janessa Murphy (Meridian) 48.14; 4x100: Meridian 52.42; 4x200: Meridian 1:55.55; 4x400: Meridian 4:15.65; Shot put: Elle Moore (Blaine) 33-06.00; Discus: Elle Moore (Blaine) 102-09; Javelin: Sydney Gospodinovich (Meridian) 108-10; High jump: Taylor V’Dovec (Blaine) 5-00.00; Pole vault: Chloe Roth (Bellingham) 8-06.00; Long jump: Janessa Murphy (Meridian) 15-11.00; Triple jump: Anika Olson (Bellingham) 31-09.50.