Holy Trinity’s 4x100-meter girls relay team wins at Class 1A state meet


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The team of Alisha Pound, Taya Britten, McKenzie Kilborne and Giana Gayles took first place in the 4x100-meter relay with a time of 49.56 seconds at the Class 1A state track & field meet over the weekend.

That finish, along with several other strong individual and relay performances, helped the Holy Trinity girls finish third in the team standings.

Gayles, a sophomore, finished second in the 100 hurdles (15:19) and fourth in the long jump (17-4 ¾), while sophomore Amy Jameson was second pole vault with a jump of 10 feet.

Kilborne, a senior, took sixth in the high jump (5-2). Junior Sydney Smith was fourth in the 1,600 meters (5:12.72) while twin sister Shelby was third in the 800 meters 2:16.13. Sophomore Samantha Folio was fifth in the 1,600 meters (5:24.32) and sophomore Elizabeth Bacon took eighth in the 300 hurdles (47:06).

Also placing were the girls 4x400-meter relay team of Sydney Smith, Jaeda Stewart, Shelby Smith and Bacon, which finished fourth (4:03.80) and the 4x800-meter relay group of Sydney Smith, Anique Kattenberg, Folio and Shelby Smith, which took third in 9:47.65.

On the boy’s side, senior Andrew Cacciatore was third in the 1,600 meters (4:27.03) and sophomore Trevor Kattenberg finished eighth in the 3,200 meters (9:56.18).

The 4x800-meter relay team of Andrew Cacciatore, John Cacciatore, Kattenberg and Daniel Welch took second in 8:09.78.

The Holy Trinity boys finished 10th in the team standings.