Dracut's McMeniman Third In Javelin At Penn Relays
Apr 27, 2018 05:47PM
● By Bill Gilman
Erin McMeniman signs her letter of intent to attend Brown in the fall. (DHS Twitter.)
Each year, many of the top track and field athletes in the country gather in Philadelphia for the annual Penn Relays.
This week, Dracut High senior Erin McMeniman showed she had earned her place among the elite.
McMeniman, who is headed to Brown University this fall, turned in an outstanding performance in the javelin, placing 3rd in the high school division with a best throw of 140 feet, 9 inches.
Skylar Ciccolini of Mifflin High in Lewiston, Penn., dominated the event with an eye-popping throw of 172 feet, 3 inches.
The Top 10 looked like this:
1 1 Skylar Ciccolini Mifflin (Lewistown, PA) 52.49m (172-2)
2 4 Brielle Smith Oakcrest (Mays Landing, NJ) 44.30m (145-4)
3 2 Erin McMeniman Dracut (Dracut, MA) 42.90m (140-8)
4 5 Lillian Hill North East (North East, PA) 42.35m (138-11)
5 14 Tara Higgins Penncrest (Media, PA) 41.80m (137-1)
6 18 Alianna Eucker Bergen County Tech (Hackensack, NJ) 40.49m (132-10)
7 21 Mackenzie Hainley Cocalico (Denver, PA) 39.86m (130-9)
8 16 Latia Saunders St. Augustine’s (Nassau, BAH) 39.77m (130-5)
9 15 Taylor Walters St. Augustine’s (Nassau, BAH) 38.40m (125-11)
10 9 Kirstin West Palmyra (Palmyra, PA) 38.17m (125-2)