Mart, Tilden McMullen, Throckmorton Win 1A Girls Relays

Mart won the 4x400 relay, Tilden McMullen stole the 4x200 relay, and Throckmorton captured the 4x400 relay

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1A Girls 4x100m

Gordon had the fastest time coming into the state meet from regionals with a time of 51.38. They had a clean start with D' Hanis handing off first at the initial exchange and Hart with a commanding performance was the leader after the second exchange.

Once the last exchange took place Hart was moving seeking that finish line and never looked back. Hart finished in the gold medal position with a time of 50.24 with Throckmorton putting up a valiant challenge finished in the silver medal position with a time of 50.63 and Milford rounded out the top three with a time of 50.96.

1A Girls 4x200m

In lane five it was Tilden McMullen County coming in with the fastes time out of regionals with a time of 1:50.88. In lane six was Blum the bronze medalist from 2023 and in lane nine was Nazareth the silver medalist from the 2023 state meet.

It was a great start all across with Loop making the first exchange with a bit of a bobble, but even with that mistake they were still leading.

Loop and Nazareth were running comfortably in first and second place after the second exchange but then after the final exchange here came Tilden McMullen County running for the gold with a time of 1:48.41, Gail Borden came out of nowhere to capture the silver with a time of 1:48.97 and Nazareth rounded out your top three to capture the bronze with a time of 1:49.02.

1A Girls 4x400m

In lane four was Throckmorton that came in the with fastest time from regionals with a 4.11. Nazareth was the defending gold medalist from 2023 coming in with a 4.17. All teams vying for this title were all under 4.24. It was definitely going to be a great final race for the 1A girls.

Throckmorton took off with a very quick start and crushed the first leg with Nazareth also showing out. Nazareth put it down coming into the first exchange with Roby hot on their heels. Nazareth with a slight lead, Roby in second and Throckmorton back in the picture with their second leg making her presence known.

Throckmorton took the lead and gained some separation coming down the homestretch, but Gordon moved themselves back into the picture to pass the baton first on the second exchange but Throckmorton had something to say about that and took the lead with Gordon slipping in behind them. Blum moved into third place but that wasn't to last as Roby made a move to pass Blum and Gordon to slip back into second place.

Roby with a great kick dashed past Throckmorton going into the final leg. 200m to go and Throckmorton tried to pass Roby on the outside shoulder. Gordon made a mad dash with 150 to go trying to get around the other two girls on the curve.Throckmorton matched Gordon stride for stride leaving Roby behind. Throckmorton not willing to concede and kept her stride crossed the line first with a time of 4:06.93 a new conference 1A meet record while Gordon buckled at the end and fell over the finish line to finish in second place with a time of 4:07.82 and Roby came back to capture the bronze with a time of 4:07.89.