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Girls’ Track Beats Old Lyme, Falls to HK

The North Branford girls’ track team competes against Shoreline Conference foes.

Girls’ Track Beats Old Lyme, Falls to HK

The traveled to Haddam to compete in a tri-meet against Shoreline Conference teams from Haddam-Killingworth and Lyme-Old Lyme. The T-Birds lost to Haddam Killingworth 105-35 and beat Lyme Old Lyme 65-53.  

Several athletes notched first-place finishes against both teams. Jessica Wharton was tops in the shot put with a throw of 28-2 ½ and the javelin at 70-1. Co-Captain Jordan Miket not only won the high jump, but was also a member of the victorious 4x100 relay team with Natalie Baughan,  Leah Martino and Katelyn Pantera, which ran a time of 54.2

“Natalie Baughan had an exceptional meet,” said Coach Floyd Parness as, in addition to being a member of the first-place 4x100 team, she also placed second against both teams in three additional events including the 100 (13.9), long jump (14-7), and the 200 (29.3). 

Pantera also scored in the long jump (14-7), while Jaimy Rippe took points in both the discus (55-1) and shot put (26-1).

 

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