Here’s a look at the top girls indoor track and field athletes on the SouthCoast in 2021-22.
Sienna Cabe, Wareham, Eighth Grade
Cabe enjoyed a breakthrough first season of indoor track at Wareham as she went undefeated in the 55 hurdles in the South Coast Conference Small Division and was named an SCC All-Star. The eighth-grader qualified for the divisional meet. Her best hurdles time was 10.32 while her best time in the 55 dash was 7.9. “A lot of her success has to do with her dance background,” said Wareham head coach Chris Gardner. “She’s never done anything like that before. She just kind of ran with it. She found out she really liked it and is doing well with it.”
Maddie Conner, Old Rochester, Freshman
Conner, a Super Teamer for cross country, followed up an impressive debut in the fall with another strong campaign with her focus being on the 1,000 meters and mile. The South Coast Conference All-Star won the 1,000 meters at the SCC championship with a time of 3:32.77 and went on to place 16th overall at the Div. 4 meet (3:26.55). Her best mile time was 6:27.
Alexia Gonsalves, Old Rochester, Sophomore
Gonsalves emerged as one of the area’s top distance runners this winter, excelling in the mile and 2-mile. She won both the mile (5:58.93) and 2-mile (13:20.75) at the South Coast Conference championship to earn SCC All-Star honors. She went on to run a 5:49.93 at the Div. 4 meet to come in 19th overall. Her best 2-mile time was a 12:56.05 at the North East Invitational. “Alexia was a nice surprise this season coming off a strong cross country season, she carried that over to the indoor track season exceeding our expectations,” said Old Rochester head coach Cindy Tilden.
Taylor Green, Old Rochester, Senior
Green was once again strong in the hurdles and also developed into a solid thrower in the shot put for the Bulldogs. She finished second in the hurdles (10.60) and eighth in the shot put (29-6) at the South Coast Conference championship meet. She went on to take 11th place in the shot put at the Div. 4 meet with a throw of 30-8. “Taylor made huge strides in the shot put this season, throwing some of her best yet,” said Old Rochester head coach Cindy Tilden.
Laura Hubert, Fairhaven, Junior
Hubert earned a spot on the Super Team for the first time in her career as she finished as Fairhaven’s leading scorer this winter with most of her points coming in the 55 dash and high hurdles. She won the high hurdles twice and the 55 once. Her best times were 10.6 in the high hurdles and 8.1 in the 55.
Sorelle Lawton, Dartmouth, Senior
A multi-sport athlete that excels on the lacrosse field and volleyball court at Dartmouth High, Lawton had a strong senior campaign of track as she qualified for the Div. 3 meet in the 300 and finished 28th (47.32). Her personal-best in the event was 45.05. The senior captain also ran on Dartmouth’s 4×200 relay team that finished fourth at the Div. 3 meet with a personal-best time of 1:49.60. Lawton and the relay team went on to compete at the Meet of Champions, previously the …….