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TRACK AND FIELD: AHS, EHS girls shine at Jersey Indoor Thaw
by AdVantage News March 12, 2018
The Alton Redbirds and the Edwardsville Tigers each won three events at the Jersey Indoor Thaw at Principia College on Saturday.
The Redbirds won the high jump, long jump and the 60-meter dash and the Tigers placed first in the 800 and the 1,600 and 3,200-meter relays.
Katie Mans placed first in the high jump in 5 feet, 4 inches, Daysha Lacey won the long jump in 16 feet, 1.5 inches and Jeanea Epps came out on top in the 60 in 7.93 seconds.
Lorie Cashdollar, who is planning to compete in track and cross country at DePaul next year, won the 800 in 2:22.62 and helped the 4x4 team – which also included Jaydi Swanson, Kalie Bertels, Elise Krone – win in 4:16.18. The 4x8 squad of Krone, Jaycie Hudson, Haley Allard and Kaitlyn Loyet won in 10:26.50.
Also, East Alton-Wood River freshman Jayden Ulrich turned in a sparkling high school track debut, winning the shot put with a throw of 39 feet, 6 inches. She won the event by almost four feet.
A year ago, Ulrich won an IESA state championship in the shot put while competing with the East Alton Middle School track team