Jasmine Bailey won four events — the 100 (12.57), 200 (26.32), 400 (58.91) and the 400 relay (50.72) along with Paige Allen, Kristen Knass and Kennedy Evans — in
In the girls meet, Bailey continued to impress in her senior campaign
“Jasmine won four events and I thought it was important for her to come out and go under 59 seconds in the 400, especially for this time of year,”
Bailey was coming off a strong Butler Invitational performance Friday which she earn four medals by placing in the top four in each event.
And without hurdler-sprinter Lexis Frost in Tuesday's meet, in hopes of resting a hamstring injury, Bailey's performance proved to be a key.
So too, was Nicole Andler's win in the 100 hurdles (16.29) while Evans also had wins in the 300 hurdles (49.18) and long jump (16-3C\v) and Ava Bonetti in the shot put (34-10) and discus (107-8) events.
“I actually thought the meet would be closer than this,” Steele said. “The good thing is with our training, things are falling into place.
“I was excited the whole way through the scorecard,” Steele added.
The Raiders' lone two wins on the track came in the opening 3,200 relay and closing 1,600 relay.
“The 4x800 relay (Shelby Resch, Taryn Latsko, Becky Paine and Natalie Richard) started well,” Peaco said. “That was fun.
“We just weren't strong enough in the sprints. ... We had some nice second and thirds, but we weren't able to get the firsts,” Peaco added.
Jayme Rutkowski won the javelin (134-8) and Rachel McAndrew (34-7Z\x) the triple jump to account for the Raiders' only other wins.
The win improved the
“That's really a big day,” Steele said. “After this meet, we'll take a couple of days to regroup. The girls are really excited.”
Butler 117, Seneca Valley 43
3,200-meter relay: Seneca Valley (Shelby Resch, Taryn Latsko, Rebecca Paine, Natalie Richard) 10:05.6;100 hurdles: Nicole Andler (B) 16.29; 100 dash: Jasmine Bailey (B) 12.57; 1,600 run: Tori Sawhney (B) 5:28.19; 400 dash: Jasmine Bailey (B) 58.91; 400 relay: Butler (Paige Allen, Kristen Knass, Kennedy Evans, Jasmine Bailey) 50.72; 300 hurdles: Kennedy Evans (B) 49.18; 800 run: Macy Stalnaker (B) 2:31.23; 200 dash: Jasmine Bailey (B) 26.32; 3,200 run: Holly Keefer (B) 12:31.9; 1,600 relay: Seneca Valley (Melissa Lynskey, Madison Kozlowski, Walker, Victoria Love) 4:02.0
High jump: Paige Rittelmann (B) 5-2; Long jump: Kennedy Evans (B) 16-3.75; Triple jump: Rachel McAndrew (SV) 34-7.5; Shot put: Ava Bonetti (B) 34-10; Discus: Ava Bonetti (B) 107-8; Javelin: Jayme Rutkowski (SV) 134-8 Pole vault: Becky Arturo (B) 9-6