Dayton Girls Track: ‘Best Efforts’

Caitlynn McTernan throwing the javelin Credits: Chip Dickson
Relay - passing the baton Credits: Chip Dickson

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Tuesday, April 17, the Dayton Girls Track and Field team faced off against Union and Roselle. Despite the cold weather, Coach Greg Salmon said, “We had great performances from many athletes.”

He highlighted several performances.  They included sophomore Kyla Greene taking first in the 100 meters with a time of 13.5 seconds. freshmen Shannon Kennedy and Emily Kessel taking first and second in the mile with a time of six minutes and six minutes 25 seconds, respectively.

Freshman Abbey Hochreiner took first in the 800 meters with a time of two minutes 43 seconds. Coach said, “She had to fight hard in the second half of the race."

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Sophomore Greene and Junior Sheila Flood took first and second respectively in the 200 meter dash.  Junior Caitlynn McTernan took first in the javelin with a 95 foot throw.  That was close to her personal record.

Coach Salmon finished by saying, “The girls all gave their best efforts during the meet, and we congratulate them on their wins against both Union (Dayton 71, Union 51) and Roselle (Dayton 94, Roselle 19) at the meet.” is Springfield’s free daily news source. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @TAPSpringfield.

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