December 25, 2013

H.S. Indoor Track and Field Preview: Girls’ Athletes to Watch

Lake Region’s Kate Hall is among the best in the state.

Amanda Arnold, Thornton Academy senior, jumps/hurdles: Took second in the long jump at the Class A state meet (16 feet, 6 inches), and was sixth in the triple jump (31-11.50) and the 55 hurdles (9.22 seconds).

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Audrey Weyand of Bonny Eagle enters her senior season with expectations of becoming one of the state’s best sprinters. She was second in both the 200 and 400 at the state meet last season.

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Georgia Caso, Cheverus junior, distance: Finished sixth in the 800 at the Class A state meet (2:28.00).

 

Tori Daigle, Thornton Academy junior, sprints/hurdles: At the Class A state meet, finished third in the 55-meter hurdles (8.76), fifth in the 55 (7.55) and sixth in the 200 (27.49).

 

Kate Hall, Lake Region junior, jumps/sprints: Won the 55 at the New Englands in 7.07, clocking the fastest time ever in Maine. She also took second in the long jump at 18-5.75. And at the Class B state meet, Hall won the 55 (7.17); the 200 in a state-record time of 25.62 (erasing the 2004 mark by Logan Crane of Freeport of 25.94); and the long jump in a state-record 17-11.50 (erasing the 2011 record by Emily Mitchell of York of 17-6.50).

 

Kyaunna Libby, Bonny Eagle junior, distance: Took fifth at the state meet in the 800 meters (2:27.27).

 

Kialeigh Marston, Bonny Eagle sophomore, distance: As a freshman was ninth at New Englands in the mile, clocking 5:12.48. She also was fifth in the event at the Class A state meet (5:21.37).

 

Kiera Murray, Cheverus senior, distance: Won the 2-mile at the Class A state meet (11:35.01). And at the New Englands placed 15th in a fast field in the 2-mile (11:32.85).

 

Kirstin Sandreuter, Greely senior, distance: Has dominated the distance events for the past two years but chased two-time state champion Bethanie Brown most of that time. Now Sandreuter can own the track in Class B. Expect her to improve after turning a second-place state finish (11:22.43) last year into a third-place finish at the New Englands in a speedy 10:51.77.

 

Audrey Weyand, Bonny Eagle senior, sprints: Should be among the state’s best in the sprints after finishing second in the 200 and 400 at the Class A state meet last year, in 26.69 and 58.79, respectively. Weyand also placed 13th in the 600 at the New Englands, running 1:38.13.

Meredith Willard, Cheverus senior, sprints: Took fourth at the Class A meet in the 200 (27.22).

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