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Yorktown runner wins girls 3,200-meter race at region meet

Senior also placed third in the 1,600 event
Eleanor Whitehouse won the girls 3,200-meter race at the region meet.

Yorktown High School senior distance runner Eleanor Whitehouse had a strong performance at the girls 6D North Region track and field championships by winning one race and finishing third in another.

Whitehouse won the 3,200-meter run in 11:11.11. She finished third in the 1,600 in 5:13.44.

Whitehouse was the only runner – girl or boy – from an Arlington school to win an individual race at the region meets.

Also for the Yorktown girls at the meet, Kaiya Ovando was fourth in the shot put and Ellen Malloy was fifth in the 1,000 race and sixth in the 3,200.

The Yorktown girls placed seventh.

The Washington-Liberty girls finished eighth, led by a third in the shot by Amela Hale. Ella Kaplan was fifth in the triple jump, eighth in the 55 hurdles and ninth in the high jump, Elizabeth Rupert was fifth in the shot and Alena Topchy was seventh in the long jump and 10th in the triple jump.

For the Yorktown boys, Reid Dalley was second in the 3,200, Matthew Pedicano was fourth in the 1,600 and Roman Steis sixth in the 3,200.

For the Washington-Liberty boys, Ian Crowley had a busy meet. He was fifth in the 55 hurdles, eighth in the triple jump and 12th in the shot. Charles Gent was fifth in the pole vault.

The Wakefield Warriors girls and boys teams finished second in the meets. See a story on this Website about that performance.