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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