Woodlawn Girls Track & Field Team Takes Runner-Up Trophy at SPAA Championships
All Nine Athletes on the Team Qualify for the NCISAA 1A/2A Championship Meet
DAVIDSON, N.C. – For the second straight year, the Woodlawn School Girls Track & Field Team took second place at the SPAA Track & Field Championship meet, held this year on May 12. Host team Victory Christian once again dominated the girls field to win with 185 points. The Woodlawn girls team scored 121 points, easily outdistancing University Christian (60 points), Hickory Christian (26 points) and Carmel Christian (9 points).
The Lady Trailblazers were led by freshman Morgan Klein (third place finishes in shot put, discus, and triple jump, as well as a member of the winning 4x100m relay) and freshman Anne Cunningham (first place in both the 1600m and 3200m runs). Junior Amelia Woodall and seventh grader Natalie Boyle tied for first place in the high jump, and both girls scored additional points for Woodlawn in the 300m hurdles and the 4x400m relay. New school records were set by Klein (triple jump) and seventh grader Madison Berini (long jump), as well as by the 4x200m relay team of Berini and seventh grader Carmen Lolla along with freshmen Ally Fleming and Megan Dailey.
In order to qualify for an individual event at the state championship meet, athletes must participate in at least four meets during the season and must post a performance equal to or better than the qualifying standard for that event. This season, all nine of Woodlawn’s girls have qualified at the state level, in the following events:
• Madison Berini - 200m, Long Jump
• Natalie Boyle - 300m Hurdles, High Jump
• Anne Cunningham - 1600m, 3200m
• Megan Dailey - 100m, 300m Hurdles
• Ally Fleming - 400m
• Carmen Lolla - 200m
• Morgan Klein - Triple Jump
• Taylor Scott - Long Jump
• Amelia Woodall - 300m Hurdles, High Jump
The 2016 NCISAA 1A/2A State Championship will be held May 20-21 at North Raleigh Christian Academy.
Woodlawn is an independent school founded in 2002 and located just north of Davidson, North Carolina. Enrolling students in grades K through 12, Woodlawn is accredited by both the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), and offers a challenging, project-based academic experience.