Lauralton seventh at SCC track, relay sets record

Lauren Vitti, Kelly Jones, Amanda Umbricht and Carys Cook broke the school record in the 4x800 at the SCC Championships.

Lauren Vitti, Kelly Jones, Amanda Umbricht and Carys Cook broke the school record in the 4x800 at the SCC Championships.

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Lauralton Hall placed seventh at the SCC track championships.

“It was a great day for our program,” Lauralton coach Ellis Gill said. “Our best previous finish was 12th. Things started on a great note when our 4x800 meter relay team broke the school record and finished third.”

Kelly Jones, Carys Cook, Amanda Umbricht and Lauren Vitti ran a 9:59.87 to break the mark of by seven seconds (2009).

Jones won the 1600-meter run (5:13) and earned gold in the 3200 (11:37).

Katherine Baisley took fourth in the 100-meter hurdles and fifth in the 300 hurdles.

Gill said: “Emma Hoffman took seventh overall in the 400 meters, running a personal best time of 61.57. The 4x400m relay team of Emma Hoffman, Bria Colangelo, Katerina Koutouvides, and Lauren Vitti took eighth with an impressive time of 4:21. This sits three seconds from the school record, and the girls will look to break that next week at states.”