Track and field teams fare well before break (4/22/10)

April 22, 2010

The Champlain Valley Union High track and field teams have some 10 days before their next meet, set for May 3 at South Burlington High. The Redhawks have an accomplished three wins in four competitions in the early season.

On Tuesday, the girls scored a victory in a six-team meet at Colchester High, beating out the runner-up host team by 153 points to 137.

The Redhawks swept the relays while Haleigh Smith scored wins in the long and triple jumps plus a second in the high jump.

In addition, Marion Albers and Emma Riesner finished one-two in the 100-yard dash, Albers posting a winning time of 13.4 seconds.

The boys finished second to St. Johnsbury Academy, which racked up 197 points to 117 for CVU.

Sam Chevalier scored a victory in the pole vault and the relay teams prevailed in the 400 and 800 runs.

Last Wednesday, both boys and girls teams were victorious in a season-opening, home meet against Harwood Union and Spaulding High.


— Mal Boright, Observer correspondent