Lakers' girls pound Packers

SL boys fall to Fremont
Nich Wolak
Apr 25, 2014

The Spring Lake girls track team won big against visiting Fremont on Thursday, despite not using its normal lineup.

“We had a skeleton schedule today,” said coach Gera Peel, after the 99.5-46.5 win. “Just enough that we could get the win today. … Yesterday, I didn’t even have a (1,600 relay). I just said, ‘I need a 4x4.’ And they were like, ‘We’ll take care of it.’ And they showed up and won.

“It’s a fun day for those girls who don’t get the points at meets. Today was an opportunity, and a lot of those girls did score. The goal is to get everyone their varsity letters — as much as possible.”

One standout for the Lakers was Gabriella LeRoux, who won both the pole vault and 110-meter hurdles. LeRoux had a height of 9 feet, and finished the hurdles in 17.17 seconds.

“In the pole vault it was kind of an easy day,” LeRoux said. “I went for it, and I got 9 feet, so that was good. My warmups were good too.

“In hurdles I just ran and did my best. I could see her in my peripheral vision. It was pretty close, but I heard her hit some hurdles, which slowed her down and was lucky for me. I sprinted at the end and ended up crossing first.”

Other individual running winners for the Lakers were Carlyn Arteaga, Grace Peterson, Ashley Warner and Kiara Stevenson

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