THE 4×50 Relay team placed 4th at State Relays on Friday in a time of 26:09. Pictured from left to right is Jade Roycroft, Sydney Moon, Lily Duval and Gabby Minasian. (WMHS Track Photo)
BOSTON — The Wakefield girls’ track and field team competed in the Division 3 State Relays on Friday and had some great performances. They ended up placing 6th overall in team scoring with a total of 20 points in the meet. The top 6 teams in each event score points and earn a medal. First place earns 10 points followed by 8, 6, 4, 2, and 1 respectively.
The Distance Medley Relay team of Caroline Roberts, Caileigh Sweeney, Madison Nett, and Sammy Seabury was the only relay team to be crowned champions. Roberts ran the 1200 leg in 4:00. Sweeney ran the 400 meter leg in 65. Nett ran the 800 meters in 2:37. Seabury ran a fantastic mile anchor in 5:14. Seabury received the baton as Milton had a 100 meter lead. She gradually closed the gap over the next 6 laps, catching up to the lead team. After a back and forth battle over the last two laps, Seabury pulled away right before the finish to secure the win for the Warriors.
The Warriors also had a Distance Medley relay B team that included Maggie Leone, Molly Forrest, Devon Jellison and Charlotte O’Neil in a time of 13:45.95. Leone ran the 1200 meter leg in 4:07. Forrest ran the 400 meter leg in 67. Jellison ran the 800 leg in 2:41. O’Neil ran the mile leg in 5:49.
The 4 x 50 yard relay team of Sydney Moon, Gabby Minasian, Lily Duval and Jade Roycroft placed 4th in a time of 26.09.
The long jump relay team of Minasian, Roycroft and Moon jumped a combined jump of 40’9.75” to take 5th place. Minasian jumped 13’10.25. Roycroft jumped 13’7.5”. Moon jumped 13’4.25”.
To close out the meet and round the score up to 20 points, the 4×400 meter relay team of Sweeney (65 seconds), Forrest (66 seconds), Roberts (67 seconds) and Seabury (62 seconds) placed 5th in a season best time of 4:21.92.
Next up is the State Coaches Invitational this Saturday at the Reggie Lewis Center.