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Carrollton High School girls track
The Lady Warriors fell to visiting Minerva 70-58 last Tuesday evening.

The Carrollton girls track team won eight events, but still came up short last Tuesday evening at Community Field, falling to Minerva 70-58.

In dual meets, the Lady Warriors are now 0-2.

“Overall I was happy with our effort,” said head coach Chris Woolf. “We just came up short tonight. I can’t ask for anymore from them.”

The Warriors won three of the four field events.

Sophomore Abbey Wilson won the shot and discus with throws of 33’5.5” and 107’4”. Sara Donley was first in the high jump with a jump of 4’4”.

Carrollton also did well in the relays, winning four out of five races.

The team of Kady Davis, Lindsay Schandel, Stephanie Donley and Liza Kirk won the 1,600-meter relay with a time of 4:52.70. The 400-meter relay team of Jordan Schlabach, Hayley Barrick, Jessica Rogers and Sarah Donley won with a time of 57.20 and the 800-meter relay team of Schlabach, Davis, Barrick and Stephanie Donley placed first with a time of 1:54.11

The 3,200-meter relay team of Davis, Kirk, Emily Swaim and Lindsay Schandel won, but no time was recorded.

The Warriors did not fare so well in the running events.

Barrick had the Warriors only win. She ran a 29.50 to take the 200-meter dash.

Placing second for the Warriors were Schlabach in the 100-hurdles with a time of 17.70 and Davis in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:41.67.

Carrollton had two third place finishes, Kirk in the 300-hurdles with a time of 53.60 and Brittany Swinehart in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:12.48.

Last Saturday, the Warriors took part in the annual Knights Invitational at West Holmes High School.

The Warriors had a decent showing, finishing sixth out of 14 teams with 48 points.

“I was happy with how the girls performed,” Woolf said. “We placed sixth out of 15 teams and represented ourselves very well. We scored in all the running events except for two and got some great experience in each of the field events. We have been moving some people around to find good spots for them and a lot of them are really taking to the coaching and are trying their best. They didn’t really care that it was cold and extremely windy.”

Stephanie Donley led the way for the Warriors with a pair of second place finishes in the 100 and 400-meter dashes with times of 13.90 and 1:05.87.

Placing third for Carrollton was the 400-meter relay team of Sarah Donley, Jessica Rogers, Hayley Barrick and Maddie Birong.

Placing fourth was the 3,200-meter relay team of Davis, Young, Kirk and Lindsay Schandel; the 800-meter relay team of Barrick, Davis, Jordan Schlabach and Stephanie Donley and the 1,600-meter relay team of Stephanie Donley, Young, Davis and Lindsay Schandel.

Placing fifth was Schlabach in the 100 hurdles with a time of 18.57.

Placing seventh was Kirk in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 55.27.

Placing eighth were Young in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:40.46 and Barrick in the 200-meter dash with a time of 30.78

West Holmes placed first with 145 points, while Dover was second with 84, Claymont third with 52.5, Indian Valley fourth with 52 and Tusky Valley fifth with 50 points.

The Warriors were to be at Salem Tuesday. They will be at the Quaker Mini Relays on Thursday and take part in the Lidderdale Invitational Saturday at Sandy Valley High School.

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