On May 23, the traveled to Haddam Killingworth High School to compete in the Shoreline Conference Championship. The T-Birds scored 26 points for a 10th-place finish.
The meet was highlighted by co-captain Jordan Miket’s performance in the high jump. She cleared 4-10 to take second place and earn Second Team All-Shoreline honors. She was also a member of the fifth-place 4x100 relay team along with Natalie Baughan, Katelyn Pantera and Leah Martino (54.23). Miket also competed in the 400, taking 11th in 1:05.68.
Stephanie Torniero also scored for North Branford as her throw of 90-5 in the javelin was good for fourth place. Jessica Wharton took fifth in the shot put (27-10 ½), while Rachel Boyers was sixth in the 100 hurdles (17.27) and eighth in the long jump (14-11 ¾).
Several other athletes qualified for the meet in their respective events, including Baughan in the long jump (10th, 14-5 ½), Sara Olsen in the 200 (11th, 29.31), Jaimy Rippe in the shot put (10th, 23-10) and in the discus (10th, 69-5).
Two relay teams also qualified: the 4x800 team of McDonald, Chelsea Megher, Marissa Bale and Megan Oakes placed eighth (12:07.66) and the 4x400 team of Olsen, Bale, Hayley Gomez and Meagher placed 10th (5:00.17).