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Wellesley scoops prizes at BSC track meet

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By Stephen Press
Hometown Weekly Staff

The Wellesley boys and girls track teams converged on Braintree last week for the annual Bay State Conference track meet.
Among the highlights for the Raiders:

• Junior Isabelle Winkelman took first in the 100m hurdles with a time of 16.29 seconds. She beat her nearest competition, Sydney Hurwitz of Newton North, by less than half a second.

• Senior Ally Isley took first in the 100m dash, beating Sinead O’Brien of Norwood by less than a tenth of a second. She finished the race in 12.69 seconds.

• Freshman Anna Jordahl-Henry won the 200m dash with a time of 26.60, beating senior Dee Picou of Needham by a quarter of a second.

• Sophomore Joanna Kennedy snagged an impressive first place in the 400m dash, beating her closest competitor by almost a full second. Her time was 58.35.

• Freshman Julia Jordahl-Henry took first in the high jump with a height of 5’ 3”.

• Senior Ally Isley won the long jump with a distance of 17’ 3.75”. Isley also won the triple jump with a distance of 35’ 1”.

• Wellesley scored a hat-trick in the triple jump - aside from Isley, her compatriots, senior Johanna Breeden-Stevens (34’ 9”) and sophomore Olivia Baderscher (34’ 2”) finished second and third.

• Senior Matt D’Anieri beat his nearest competition by over three seconds to win the 800m run with a time of 1:56.21.

• Junior Graham Harris won the high jump by an inch with a height of 5’ 11”, beating three competitors who recorded 5’ 10” in the finals.

• Senior Thomas D’Anieri won the mile run with a stunning time of 4:19.93.

As a team, the Wellesley girls sit atop of the Herget Division of the Bay State Conference. They are 5-0-0 on the year, having dominated their competition. The boys have been similarly dominant and are also at 5-0-0 in the Herget.

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