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Girls track and field ends the season with solid performances

Ava Stone
Mustang track and field athletes compete in the DVC meet at Metea’s Mustang Stadium.

The girls track and field hosted the DVC championships at Metea’s Mustang Stadium.

The Mustangs easily slid into second with the help of some clutch performances on Thursday’s meet, which was delayed due to rain.

First up was the 4×800 meter relay race. The Mustangs came out on top in this race, with a time of 9 minutes and 41 seconds. Senior Maya Hall, junior Bella Sieben, sophomore Julia Hannon, and senior Kamea Baker all delivered outstanding performances, with more races to go.

The second event was the 4×400 meter relays. Hall, Sieben, Hannon, and Baker secured the third place spot with a time of 4 minutes and 18 seconds.

Next was the 4×200 meter relays. In this race, the Mustangs got second place with a time of 1 minute and 46 seconds, just behind Naperville Central. The relay team consisted of senior Makayla Murrell, junior Jeniyah Hood, junior Arainna Hammons, and junior Cortnece Pope.

And finally, in the last relay was the 4×100 meter relay. The Mustangs finished milliseconds ahead of Neuqua Valley, with a time of 49.35 seconds. The relay team consisted again of Murrell, Hood, Hammons, and senior Kyla Harris.

Onto the field events, with the first being the high jump. Senior Anastasia Murphy was able to get the win in this event, with a height of 1.67 meters. Freshman Aly Rivero tied for third with a height of 1.47 meters.

In the long jump, senior Naomi Borden placed 10th with a distance of 4.31 meters.

In the triple jump, Murrell got 5th place with a distance of 10.54 meters.

In the pole vault, freshman Amaria Riggins placed 6th with a height of 3.73 meters.

Senior Sydni Ellison-Muse got first place in the shot put with a distance of 10.76 meters. Junior Lucy Shaw placed 4th with a distance of 9.13 meters.

Ellison-Muse got second place in discus with a distance of 33.14 meters.

In the 300-meter hurdles, Hammons placed second with a time of 45.54 seconds.

In the 100-meter hurdles, Hammons again placed second with a time of 15.49 seconds.

Senior Keira Nelson placed 7th in the 3200 meters with a time of 12 minutes and 5 seconds.

Baker placed 7th in the 1600 meters with a time of 5 minutes and 24 seconds.

Hall placed 6th in the 800 meters with a time of 2 minutes and 26 seconds.

Harris was able to get second place with a time of 59.15 seconds, just a few seconds away from a runner from Naperville Central. Harris later went on to win the 200 meters with a time of 25.71 seconds, and the 100 meters with a time of 12.51 seconds.

The overall scores resulted in Metea getting second out of the DuPage Valley Conference. There were many great performances from our Mustangs. A great way to end the season.

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Carlos Sanchez
Carlos is a junior at Metea and this is his first year on staff as a sports reporter. He enjoys playing soccer and listening to music, specifically jazz or R&B songs. He is also pretty good at thrifting.
Ava Stone
Ava Stone is a senior on the graphics team, and this is her second year as a member of the Stampede and she hopes to expand her roles into photography and writing as well as graphics. Some of her hobbies include graphic design, photography, reading, writing, and hanging out with friends. She also enjoys making money at her two jobs: Jojo's Shake Bar and Naperville Yard. After she graduates she hopes to go to college to study psychology. 

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