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Jonathan Dayton Girls Track Last Dual Meet Full of Personal Bests

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Milers Credits: Chip Dickson
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Runners Credits: Chip Dickson
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At the start Credits: Chip Dickson
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Warming up for the 400 Credits: Chip Dickson
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Long Jump Credits: Chip Dickson
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At the long jump Credits: Chip Dickson
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Leaving the shot put area Credits: Chip Dickson
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Sprinting for the triple jump Credits: Chip Dickson
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Long jumper Credits: Chip Dickson
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Setting the pace Credits: Chip Dickson
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High jump, triple jump and long jump coach Credits: Chip Dickson
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Coach Salmon Credits: Chip Dickson
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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Jonathan Dayton Girls Track and Field team competed in their last dual meet in New Providence on Wednesday April 26. Coach Gregory Salmon said, “The other coaches and I are very happy with the performances of all the girls as New Providence is a tough team to compete against.  Congratulations to the girls for competing in their last dual meet, and good luck with the championship phase of their season!” 

About the meet he said, “The attitude of the team was very competitive and a lot of our novice runners saw personal bests. The bus ride back was so full of enthusiasm and enjoyment as I read off highlights of the meet to the girls.”

Here are some of the highlights:

  • Emily Hochreiner ran her fastest mile this season at 6:03.9 putting her in second place
  • Lily Dvorchik ran her fastest mile of 6:17 putting her in fifth place
  • Justine Ventisette came in second in the high hurdles
  • Isabella McKenna came in first in the intermediate hurdles
  • The running events concluded with the girls 4x400 team where Erica Carrie ran her first ever sub 70 second 400
  • Caity McTernen had another great day at the meet, winning the triple jump with a new personal record of 32 feet, one and a half inches.  She also won the high jump with four feet ten inches, and she came in second in the javelin 

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