Varsity Girls Track

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Coaches:  John Malone (Head Coach); Chad Salinas, Cara Heron, Aaron Alexander, Taylor Killings, Bill Blackburn, James Jakus (Asst. Coaches)

Manager:  Jalynn Warden
Seniors Juniors Sophomores Freshmen
Shelbi Corlett
Liesl Elkin
Priscila Franco
Adria Hartley
Brianne Jones

Treasure Ebikwo
Madesynn Freeman
Aaliyah Jackson
Sophia Kidd
Ashlee Lancaster
Shanelle Majors
MacKenzie Martin
Josilynn McNeil
Jada Moore
Kiersten Moss
Savannah Packard
Haley Salinas
Camary Sauve
Indya Swain
Danielle Wikert

Macy Bowers
Ava Briggs
Jaylee Copeland
Selena Corrales
Correll Heath
Marina Magdelena Soler
Kaitlyn McGraw
Victoria Stewart

Nasya Barbour
Brianna Bautista
Jillian Braswell
Omarea Daniels
Molly Dowden
Kylie Lewis
Julynne Spidell
Revecca Stillwell

Date Opponent Time Score
Mar. 1 HSR @ IWU 5:30 pm
Mar. 9 HSR @ IWU 10:00 am
Mar. 16 HSR @ U Indy

Mar. 23 HSR Finals @ IU 2:00 pm
Apr. 9 Western/Tipton (T) 5:00 pm Kokomo 71, Western 53, Tipton 35
The Lady Kats were led by quadruple winner Priscila Franco, who won the 100 in 13.59, the 200 in 28.77, the 400 in 1:08.3, and was on the winning 4x100 relay team which consisted of Nasya Barbour, Victoria Stewart, and Aaliyah Jackson.

In the distance events freshman Julynne Spidell captured the 1600 in 5:44 and also won the 3200 in 13:04. In addition, Julynne was on the second place 4x800 relay team with Molly Dowden, Marina Magdalena, and Briana Bautista.

In the field events the Lady Kats came up big in the shot put, won by Mackenzie Martin with a toss of 30’ and followed by teammate Brianne Jones, who placed second with a toss of 29’ 10”.

In the discuss the Kats swept all four places paced by Jones in first, Martin second, Jada Moore third, and Danielle Wikert in fourth.

In the high jump the Kats finished first and second with Adria Hartley jumping 4’ 9” and Indya Swain jumping 4’ 8”.

Liesl Elkin helped her team by finishing second in the pole vault and second in the 200.

It was good for us to finally run a meet outdoors especially coming off of Spring Break. We still have a lot to work on but I’m pretty happy with the effort.

The Lady Kats are back in action Saturday at the Marion Relays.
- Coach Malone
Apr. 13 Marion Relays (T) 11:00 am The team scores at the Marion Relays were 173 Homestead, 101 Ft. Wayne Snider. 76 Huntington North, 50.5 South Bend Adams, 46 E lkhart Central, 36.5 Kokomo, 31 Marion, 27 Yorktown, and 11 Richmond

The Lady Kats finished sixth in the nine-team Marion Relays Saturday afternoon. The Lady Kats collective efforts included:

In the field events:
• Liesl Elkin led the way with fourth place in the pole vault at 8’ 0”
• Indya Swain was fifth in the high jump at 4’ 8”
• Mackenzie Martin took eighth in the shot put with a throw of 32’ 0”
• Aaliyah Jackson was eighth in the long jump with a distance of 15’ ¾ “

On the track:
• Julynne Spidell and Priscila Franco led the way
• Spidell was in sixth place in 1600 with a 5:50, sixth in the distance medley relay,
sixth in the 4x800 relay, and was eighth in the 3200 with a 12:56 clocking.
• Franco placed fourth in the 100 at 13.4 and also took fourth in the 4x100 relay
• 4x100 Relay: Elkin/ Franco/Victoria Stewart/ Swain was fourth at :52.52
• Distance Medley Relay: Jillian Braswell/Marina Magdalena/Josilynn McNeil/
Spidell placed sixth at 14:33
• 4x800 Relay: McNeil/Molly Dowden/Briana Bautista/ Magdalena was sixth in 11:47
• Sprint Medley: Stewart/ Swain/ Elkin/ Franco was sixth at 1:59
• Correll Heath took seventh in the 100 high hurdles in a time of 19.33

Spidell had a very good day along with Franco, Swain, Elkin, Martin, and Jackson.
Coach Malone
Apr. 17 Logansport (T) 6:00 pm (L) 76-59
The Lady Kats were led by triple winner Julynne Spidell. Julynne was victorious in the 800, 1600, and 3200 meter runs.

Priscila Franco was also a triple winner by winning the 100, 200 and 4x100 relay(along with Victoria Stewart, Nasya Barbour, and Indya Swain).

Swain had a good night setting personal records in the high jump (second place) and 100 meter dash (also second).

The only other winner for the Lady Kats was Aaliyah Jackson in the long jump.

Other second place finishers were Danielle Wikert (discus), Mackenzie Martin (shot put), and Haley Salinas (100 hurdles).

Third-place finishers included Stewart (100), Jillian Braswell (1600 and 3200), Josilynn McNeil (400), and Marina Magdalena (800).
​Coach Malone
Apr. 20 Penn Invite (T) 9:45 am
Apr. 24 Lafayette Jeff (T) 5:30 pm (L) 70-61
The Lady Kats turned in some good performances led by quadruple winner Julynne Spidell. Julynne won the 1600 in a time of 5:37.24, the 3200 in 12:51, and the 800 in 2:39. She also anchored the 4x800 relay team to first place with a time of 11:03.
Other members of the 4x800 relay team were Josilynn McNeil, Jillian Braswell, and Marina Magdalena.

Other first place finishers for the Kats:
Adria Hartley-high jump 5’ 0”
Liesl Elkin-Pole Vault 7’ 6”

2nd place finishers:
Jillian Braswell- 1600/3200
Josilynn McNeil-400
Correll Heath- 100 HH
Indya Swain-High jump
Haley Salinas- 300 IM hurdles
Mackenzie Martin-Shot put
Brianne Jones- discus
Priscila Franco-200

3rd place finishers:
Haley Salinas- 100 HH

Spidell had an outstanding meet. She keeps getting better and better. Hard work pays off, and Julynne sets a great example for our entire team.

Braswell is also showing a lot of improvement in the distance races.

Hartley is coming into her own in the long jump.
​Coach Malone
Apr. 27 Kokomo Relays (H) 11:30 am
May 3 North Central Conference @ IWU 5:30 pm

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