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United Wins Orion Girls Track & Field Invitational
United's girls track and field team held off the host school to claim the title at the Orion Invitational.

Red Storm athletes finished first in six events and claimed five second place and three third place finishes for 102 total points. Orion was next with 83 - followed by Ridgewood (73), ROWVA (52) and Stark County (43).

United's Mollie Murdock won the high jump with a leap of 4'10". She was also part of the Red Storm's 400, 800 and 1600 meter relay teams that topped the field. United also placed first in the 800 meter medley and 100 meter dash (R. Callihan).

Other notes from the meet:

ROWVA's Sara Warrell won the shot put with a toss of 29'9". Danyelle English of Ridgewood finished first in the discus with a throw of 91'11" and was second behind Warrell in the shot put.

Dana DeSutter of Ridgewood leaped 13'11 1/2" to win the long jump. The Spartans' Emily Peterson finished second behind Murdock in the high jump.
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