The girls track team traveled to Mishawaka to compete in a stacked 16 team field at the Princess Relays on a chilly and windy Friday night. Plymouth finished 8th overall as the spectators watched Warsaw outlast Chesterton for the team title on the evening. Our 4x800m team (Audrey Yadon, Addie Kingston, Fatima Ramirez and Sophie Wray) ran hard and almost set another season best as Sophie passed two NLC foes on the final straight away, showing grit and perseverance.
Next up, the Sprint Medley relay consisting of Mia Treber, Rilynn Ames, Sara Calix Moreno and Kieran Gritton trimmed 3 seconds to set a season best time for this specialty relay. Our 4x100m relay team (Rachael Kaylor, Claudia Marohn, Summer South, Amber Schrameyer) finished in 5th place with a solid time of 52.92 from a tough lane 1 assignment in the fast heat. Our next entry of the night, envisioned challenging one of the school records on a chilly, windy night in the 4x200m relay. The team of Kaylor, Amaya Ameling, South and Schrameyer running in the 1st heat, blazed around the track in a season best in a sizzling 1:52.53, they finished 3rd place overall as their time was ahead of the NLC leading Warsaw Tigers squad by .13 of a second. The Distance Medley team of Wray, Kaylee Dragani, Yadon and Ramirez ran a season best time cutting almost 19 seconds from their previous best.
For the final running relay of the night, the 4x400m relay team of South, Morgan Reed, Ameling and Schrameyer ran their 2nd fastest time of the year, finishing in 7th place. The High jump relay team of Marohn and Sara Hunter finished 4th overall, Claudia in her season debut finished in a tie for 4th overall in a solid field. Our Pole Vault relay team of Kaylor and Maggie Bradway finished in 5th place overall as both vaulters set season bests by six inches as Rachael finished in a tie for 3rd place overall. Our shot put relay duo of Sydney Rice and Lexi Rose finished sixth overall as Sydney Rice was the individual top thrower in the shot put on the evening. Finally, the discus team of Rice and Rose finished 7th overall on a tough discus site.
Next up for the Plymouth girls track team is their final NLC dual meet against their undefeated rival, Warsaw. Plymouth will recognize six wonderful seniors (Maggie Bradway, Rachael Kaylor, Claudia Marohn, Fatima Ramirez, Morgan Reed and Britainey Poirier) before the start of the meet on the team’s senior night. The Lady Rockies will host Warsaw with field events starting at 5pm and running events kicking off with the 4x800m relay at approximately 5:30pm.