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Woodbury Girls Track and Field: Raines rules the sprints at Park Invitational

Taylor Raines ran past the field at the Park Invitational April 24. Raines won both the 100-meter dash and the 200-meter dash. (Staff photo by Jace Frederick)1 / 4
Taylor Lundin came in ninth in the 100-meter dash. She was also second in the long jump and eighth in the triple jump. (Staff photo by Jace Frederick)2 / 4
Johanna Nevin finished sixth in the shot put with a toss of 28-11 feet. (Staff photo by Jace Frederick)3 / 4
Haley Orf was part of Woodbury’s winning 800-meter relay team. Orf also placed third in the 400-meter dash. (Staff photo by Jace Frederick)4 / 4

On a day filled with a constant drizzle and overcast skies, Taylor Raines provided the lightning at the Park Invite April 24.

Raines won both the 100-meter and the 200-meter dashes with times of 13.19 and 26.45 seconds, respectively.

Raines performance highlighted a well-rounded day for the Royals, who collected points in multiple events en route to a third-place finish in the nine-team invite.

Woodbury scored wins in five events. Aside from Raines two victories, Maria Versaguis won the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 17.49 seconds, Woodbury’s 800-meter relay won with a time of one minute, 54.26 seconds and Katlyn Ableidinger won the 1,600-meter run in 5:33.85.

Kathryn Henschell finished just behind Raines in the 100-meters, as she took third with a time of 13.87 seconds.Haley Orf took third in the 400-meter dash in 1:04.15. Tiffany Holiday and Julia Voss placed second and third in the 800-meter run, respectively. Taylor Lundin placed second in the long jump with a leap of 14-11 feet.

The Royals had two other strong relay finishes, as Woodbury placed second in both the 1,600-meter relay and the 3,200-meter relay.

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