• Girls 3rd at Wilton meet

    By Nicole Brown

    On April 8th, the Durant Wildcat girls went on the road to Wilton to compete in the Kreimeyer Relays. Durant got third overall with 44 points.

    In field events, Elizabeth Daufeldt got second place in the high jump with a leap of 4-06.00.

    In individual running events, the Wildcats had three podium performances.  Ellie Berry got first and ran 13:12.53 in the 3000-meter run. Meg Koenig got second in the 400-meter dash. Koenig ran 1:03.26 and was just over a second behind first place. Abby Ryan got third place in the 200-meter dash and ran 27.90.

    In hurdle events, Daufeldt got first place in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:19.13.  Daufeldt also got second in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 18.63.

    Durant runner Rayne Mangels says, “Even though there were only three teams it definitely helped us push our times. It helped us push ourselves to do better than we normally do. Overall it was a good meet.”