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North Crawford girls track team is the Ridge and Valley conference champs
NC GIRLS TRACK

NORTH CRAWFORD - The North Crawford girls track team defended their Ridge and Valley Conference title for the fourth year in a row on Tuesday, May 14 at Viroqua. 

The Trojans scored 144 points to win the championship. Scores for the rest of the teams were Ithaca-Weston 128, Kickapoo-LaFarge 126.50, Wauzeka-Steuben 69.50, DeSoto 58 and Seneca 22.
Brianna runs
North Crawford Senior Briana Mack had a great day at the Ridge & Valley Conference Meet. She began by taking second place in the 100-meter dash in a time of 13.41.

Several athletes had great performances on Tuesday starting with senior jumper Briana Mack. She began by taking second place in the 100-meter dash in a time of 13.41. She went on to win the long jump with a leap of 15’10” and the triple jump with 31’01.50.” Mack also placed fourth in the pole vault with a jump of 7’6”.

Brianna jumps
Brianna Mack won the long jump at the Ridge & Valley Conference Meet with a leap of 15’10” and the triple jump with 31’01.50.”

North Crawford distance runner Helen Carstens won the 3200-meter run in a time of 12:22.82.  She also placed second in the 1600-meter run in a time of 5:36.89. Teammate Martha Bransky placed third in the 3200-meter run in a time of 13:44.97. She also placed fifth in the 1600-meter run with a time of 6:01.23. 

Helen runs
North Crawford distance runner Helen Carstens won the 3200-meter run in a time of 12:22.82 at the Ridge & Valley Conference Meet. She also placed second in the 1600-meter run in a time of 5:36.89.

Additionally, Carstens placed second in the 800-meter run in a time of 2:30.93. 

Also performing well was sophomore Kloee Chamberlain, who won the 300-meter intermediate hurdles in a time 51.22 and was third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 1:05.79. Chamberlain also finished in fifth place in the 100-meter hurdles in a time of 18.70. 

Junior Rachael Peterson had a good day as well–placing second in the 400-meter dash in a time of 1:04.32 and second in the high jump with a height of 4’8”.

Peterson was also a member of the winning 4x400-meter relay with teammates Faye Brassington, Nyah Forkash and Fanny Ladstaetter in a season best time of 4:44.12.

Other results were: 

100-meter dash – Taylor Jones – 11th– 16.39

200-meter Dash – Peterson – eighth – 29.97

800-meter run – Norah O’Brien – seventh – 2:55.21

1600-meter run – O’Brien – seventh– 6:28.58

100-meter hurdles – Brassington-seventh– 19.84

300-meter hurdles – Brassington – sixth – 59.00

4x100-meter relay – third – 1:05.49 – Grace Corlis, Zoe Clark, Jasmine File, Elissa Ericson

4x200-meter relay – fifth – 2:29.20 – Erickson, Corlis, Nicole Ruckert, Alayna Brownie

4x800-meter relay – second-12.35.06-Bransky, Forkash, O’Brien, Ladstaetter

Pole Vault – Brownie – seventh – 6’6”

Shot Put – Elena Esparza – second – 32’04” - Jasmine File – fourth– 28’11”

Discus – Esparza – fourth – 84’02” – File -sixth- 78’07”

“I was so proud of the girls tonight,” Trojan track coach Mike Allbaugh said after the meet. “They all came together and put on a true team performance. We could not have won the meet without everyone putting in the effort and supporting each other.”