Smyrna girls run and hide, winning Henlopen Conference championshipRiders are second and Cape is third
The Cape and Caesar Rodney track and field girls are used to doing battle at the Henlopen Conference Championships, but not for second place.
The Smyrna girls are now serious players on the scene of Delaware track and field and were impressive winning the Henlopen Conference title with 164 points, followed by Caesar Rodney 131, Cape 95 and Sussex Tech 75.
Cape's Kadijah Doughty was champion in the shot put with a throw of 40-feet-10.5-inches. Alyssa Miller of Cape was sixth with a throw of 32-0.
Miller was a surprising third in the discus with a throw of 94-5 with Doughty fifth at 92-1and Aaliyah Reese seventh at 88-7.
Madison MacElrevey placed third in the 3,200 meters in 12:12 and fifth in the 1,600 in 5:40.
Amanda Hurst was fourth in the 100-meter hurdles in 17.2 seconds.
Cape's 4-by-100 team of Doughty, Miquane Hollins, Elizabeth Sparks and Anshe Boyer placed second in 51.3 .
The 4-by-200 team of Amanda Hurst, Jade Jefferson, Hollins and Keyashi Frazier placed fifth in 1:52.3.
Cape's 4-by-400 team of Megan Hart, MacElrevey, Sparks and Boyer placed second in 4:14.
Cape, the defending two-time Division I state champion, will compete in the DIAA State Track and Field Championship at Caesar Rodney on May 17 and 18.