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Hudson girls track crushes Cuyahoga Falls

Published: April 11, 2017 9:14 PM
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The Hudson girls track and field team improved to 2-1 overall and 2-1 in the Suburban League National Conference after posting a lopsided 101-36 victory over host Cuyahoga Falls 10 at the Laybourne Sports Complex.
Six Hudson athletes finished first in individual track events. Senior Megan Boyda won the 100-meter dash with a time of 12.8 seconds and freshman Lauren Heidler captured first place in the 200 with an effort of 26.9.
In addition, junior Emily Akin finished first in the 400 (1:00) and junior Grace Turner was first in the 800 (2:29.6).
Other Lady Explorers (2-1, 2-1) who claimed first place in an individual track event were junior Cameron Bujaucius in the 1,600 (5:54) and junior Victoria Shriver in the 100 hurdles (16.6).
Four other Hudson athletes claimed victory in individual field events. Freshman Jocelyn Weaver won the discus with a throw of 96 feet, 10 inches, while sophomore Taylor Miller captured the long jump with a distance of 16-2.5.
Also placing first in individual track events were freshman Molly Stecker in the high jump with a height of 5-6 and senior Macy Lori in the pole vault with an effort of 10 feet.
The Lady Explorers swept all four relay races. The 400 relay team of Boyda, senior Giuliana LaMarca, Heidler and junior Jenna Reitenbach finished first with a time of 51.7.
Hudson’s 800 relay contingent also finished first in 1:51.1. The members of that squad were junior Andrea Giaimo, senior Amy Morris, junior Bryn Strawbridge and Heidler.
The Lady Explorers’ 1,600 relay unit crossed the finish line in first place with a time of 4:18.4. The members of that team were Akin, junior Ashley Gorze, Strawbridge and Morris.
Hudson’s 3,200 relay squad was victorious, as well, posting a time of 10:02. That unit consisted of junior Grace Turner, Akin, junior Kalli Barret and junior Hannah Teed.

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