Decatur Girls Finish Third in Bayside Meet

BERLIN- Stephen Decatur’s varsity indoor track teams turned in strong performances at the second Bayside Conference meet of the season last week with the girls’ finishing third overall as a team.
The Decatur girls’ finished with 55 total team points, good enough for third place in the second meet of the season. Kent Island finished first with 59 team points, while Caesar Rodney finished in second with 55.75 total team points, just barely ahead of the Seahawks.
The Decatur girls turned in strong individual performances during the meet, including a first-place finish in the 500-meter by Layla Fowler. The Seahawks also excelled in the pole vault with Kacie Collins finishing first, Katie Moore finishing second and Jillian Mitrecic finishing fourth. Other notable results for the Decatur girls included a third-place finish in the 300 by Christina Romano. Romano also finished fourth in the high jump.
Brigitte Ardis finished eighth in the 1,600. Alison Alvarado finished fifth in the 3,200. Emily Cook finished seventh in the 55-hurdles, while Emily Kolarik was eighth. The Decatur girls finished second in the 4×400 relay and third in the 4×800 relay. On the boys side, James Phillips finished second in the 55-hurdles, Jackson Mumford was sixth in the 500, Kevin Herbert was sixth in the 3,200 and Ben Short was sixth in the high jump.