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Tallmadge girls track and field routs Barberton

Published: April 20, 2017 6:36 PM
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Sara Johnson had quite a day as the Tallmadge girls track and field team improved to 2-1 overall and 2-1 in the Suburban League American Conference after posting an 87-41 victory over host Barberton 87-41 April 18.
Johnson, a junior, won the 100-meter run with a time of 12.7 seconds, which was her fastest time this season and tied a personal best. Senior Alexis Malish finished second (13.1).
Johnson won the 800 with a time of 2:40. Chloe Heestand placed second (2:53) and Claire Cate took third (2:54).
Johnson also won the long jump with a season-best leap of 17 feet, 3 inches. Freshman Jill Catalano and senior Hannah Salter tied for second (14-5).
Johnson, Catalano and Malish joined junior Maddie Tasich to win the 400 relay, clocking in with a season-best time of 51 seconds.
In the win over Barberton, Tasich won the 200 with a time of 28.2. Malish placed second (29.3).
Malish, Tasich and Catalano joined Karaniah Rolli to win the 800 relay with a time of 1:54.1.
Freshman Kenna Loveless won both the 3,200 with a time of 13:17 and the 1,600 with a time of 5:48. Ashleigh Hughes took second in the 3,200 (14:47) and third in the 1,600 (6:30).
Winning the high jump was senior Vanessa Lane with a leap of 5 feet. Amela Masic and junior Evelyn Passarelli tied for third (4-4).
Lane finished second in the 100 hurdles with a time of 17.2. Passarelli took third (19.4). 
Tasich was runner-up in the 300 hurdles with a time of 51 seconds. Lane took third (55.2).
Rolli finished second in the 400, clocking in at 1:09.6. Passarelli placed third (1:11).


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