Cape Gazette

Smyrna girls run and hide, winning Henlopen Conference championship

Riders are second and Cape is third
By Dave Frederick | May 14, 2013
Photo by: Nick Roth Cape junior Megan Hart clears the bar at 4-10  in the high jump finals. Hart placed fifth in the event.

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.

Cape junior Rachael Best runs in the first heat of the 1,600-meter finals. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Cape junior Romy Stancofski takes a shot at the high jump; she cleared 4-6. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Cape junior Megan Hart concentrates on the triple jump. Hart jumped 33-11, good for fourth place. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Cape sophomore Madison MacElrevey works her way through the pack in the 1,600-meter finals. She finished fifth in 5:40. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Cape junior Amanda Hurst finished fourth in the 100-meter hurdles in a time of 17.2. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Cape senior Juli Kyritsis lines up her run in the high jump finals. She cleared 4-10. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Cape's Jade Jefferson battles Alizae Dollins of Caesar Rodney on the second leg of the 4-by-200 relay. The Riders won in 1:43.3; Cape placed fifth in 1:52.3. (Photo by: Nick Roth)
Cape freshman Sarah Dziak placed seventh in the 100-meter hurdles in 17.9, contributing two team points. (Photo by: Dave Frederick)
Briana Hall of Sussex Tech was conference champ in the 100-meter hurdles, running 15.1. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
Keiosha Shelton of Indian River was conference champ in the 100 meters in 12.2. She is coached by Bob Hahn, former Beacon track coach. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
Cape's Megan Hart leads the pack on the opening leg of the 4-by-800-meter relay. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
Michaella Estrada won the long jump for Caesar Rodney at 17-3. (Photo by: Dave Frederick )
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