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Ladies Run Leagues

The girls track team win leagues!!

The girls track team win leagues!!

The girls track team win leagues!!

The girls track team win leagues!!

Caroline Henke, Staff Writer

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On your mark, set, POW!

Last week, the girls’ track  4×200 team broke the school record with a time of 1:47.8. They beat the previous record by two seconds on January 5th at the Armory in NYC.

The team consists of Maureen Duffy, Julia Smith, Valerie Fink, and Oceane Ode. This is the first year that these girls are running together. 

Last Sunday night, at the League IV Girls Indoor Track Championships at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood, the Lady Hurricanes earned a League title, the first for th team since 2015.  

The girls won the 55, 300, 600, 1000, the race walk, the triple jump, the high jump, the 4×200, and the 4×400.They finished with 125 points, while the second place team, Kings Park, earned 57.5 points. Impressive!!

Maureen Duffy, all state sophomore runner says, “Everybody really wanted it, so we all pushed very hard to win.”

Her teammate, Julia Smith agreed, “I thought that winning leagues was a huge accomplishment for our team. We all worked extremely hard for this and to earn the plaque made every hard practice worth it.”

The girls go to counties on February 2nd at Suffolk Community College.  Go Canes!