WHS trounces Holyoke

HOLYOKE – Westfield opened its girls’ track and field season with a resounding victory over host Holyoke, 109-27, Wednesday.
Westfield’s Karly Diltz proved to be a triple threat, winning the 100 meters (13.5), 200 meters (28.3), and triple jump (28-5).
Morgan Sanders (100 hurdles, 15.9; 400 hurdles, 1:19.4), Emily Andrews (high jump, 4-4; long jump, 13-11), Keri Paton (javelin, 106-4; shot put (29-6.5), and Allyson Morin (1 mile, 5:33.7; 800 meters, 2:36.4) won two events apiece for the Bombers.
Jenna Rothermel won the discus with a personal record throw of 109 feet, 5 inches for Westfield. The Bombers also won the 4×100 relay (Gigi Katsounakis, Nicole Chartier, Tai’le Beckford-Oprecht, Chrissy Seymour) in 56.8, and the 4X400 relay (Kayla Roskey, Ellie Dufraine, Julia Santangelo, Taylor White) in 4:58.7.
“It was a fantastic first meet,” Westfield girls’ track and field coach Linda Rowbotham said. “We are looking forward to our next meet.”
Westfield’s next meet against Chicopee, Chicopee Comp, and Cathedral will take place Friday, April 25 at Westfield State University at 10 a.m.

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