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The Greenfield-Central girls track and field team broke six meet records and won 12 events en route to its fourth straight victory Friday at the eight-team Cougar Chase Invitational.

The Cougars scored 197 points. Eastern Hancock was second with 115 points. Connersville (11) was third.

Athlete of the Meet Savannah Girolami (200 meters), Maddie Wise (100 hurdles), Savannah Hart (shot put) and Savanna Brock (pole vault) set individual meet records for G-C, which had won two invitationals (Pendleton Heights, Greensburg) and the Hancock County Meet in its past three competitions.

The 800 relay of Girolami, Sammie McCoy, Amanda Flora and Becca Flora, as well as the 1,600 relay of Girolami, Amanda Flora, Becca Flora and Regan Lewis also broke meet marks in victory.

Other winners for the blue and gold were McCoy (100), Lewis (high jump), Wise (long jump), Becca Flora (400), Jackie Landuyt (discus) and the 400 relay team of McCoy, Amanda Flora, Shelby Bowmer and Ally Young.

EH’s Hope Spaulding won the 300 hurdles.

The Greenfield-Central boys also took home first-place honors, scoring 173 points to outdistance Franklin (160.5) and Rushville (116). EH was fifth with 74 points.

G-C’s Austyn Tift (200) and Tyler Beeson (shot put) established new meet records in their wins.

Other winners for the Cougars were Tift in the 100, Jason LaFord (800), Zach Bishop (3200), Austin Felts (110 hurdles), the 1,600 relay (Tift, Austin Felts, Michael Sosnowski, Scott Prewitt) and the 3,200 relay (LaFord, Prewitt, Bishop, Eric Kelly).

Derrik Noel was second in the high jump for the Royals, as were the 400 and 800 relays.

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