NH represented on both coasts this past weekend at Brooks PR and New Balance Nationals. Definitely the highlight had to be NH flexing its muscle at the 800 distance for the girls. NH took 2nd and 3rd places in the Girls’ 800 at Brooks PR in Seattle, Washington. Using her now signature kick, MV’s Kristie Schoffield went from 5th to 2nd in the final 200 to finish in 2:07.13. Bedford’s Leya Salis putting in yet another gutsy performance placing 3rd in 2:07.43. At New Balance Nationals, Lebanon’s Corinne Kennedy earned All-American honors by placing 5th in the 800 in 2:08.87!
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Also at New Balance Nationals, West’s Julia Robitaille took on the 5000 meters and placed 10th in the country in 17:47. Winnacunnet’s Billy Powers placed 12th in the High Hurdles and ran 55.0 in the 400 Hurdles. Led by Madeline Hunt, who placed 3rd in the Emerging Elite Mile in 4:52.45, Souhegan’s 4×800 placed 12th in the Championship division matching their 9:18 PR. Bishop Guertin, led by Caroline Fischer, placed 6th in the Emerging Elite Division in 9:25.49. Caroline Towle placed 2nd in the Freshman Girls 2 Mile in 11:14. Milford’s Rebecca Durham had herself a weekend placing 6th in the Emerging Elite Mile in 4:55.35, but winning the Emerging Elite 2 Mile the next day in 10:49.61! Trinity finished 4th in the Emerging Elite Division in the Sprint Medley.
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