Ahead of Schedule: Girls Track off to a fast start.
Essex Tech Track and Field opened with a victory on a beatiful day. The Hawks saw 7 school records broken and two athletes qualify for the State Championship.
Elena Ueland - The senior captain jumped her personal best of 5'0 in the high jump. She also won the long jump with a mark of 13' 11"
Bridgett Gaskell- The junior from Beverly is known for her toughness on the track. She ran a blistering 13.1 in her 4x100m split. She also won the Triple Jump and 200m dash with a personal best and school record: 28.14.
Laraine Harring- The winter 600m State Champ looked untouchable in her first spring outing, Posting a 62.88 in the 400m dash.
The Hawks will face the strongest teams in the league, Shawsheen and Chelsea, over break on 4/18 @ 10 am in the stadium.