Article by Newsday’s Mike Ruiz:
Even a driving rain couldn’t slow down the Firebirds on Saturday.
“It wasn’t too bad of an obstacle,” said Maureen Lewin, who won the girls 1,500-meter run in 4 minutes, 50.34 seconds and placed second in the 800 (2:16.62) for Kellenberg in the NSCHSAA track and field championships at St. John’s University. “Whenever it rains we’re always out there for practice. We’re really used to it.
In the 1,500, teammates Nora Bennett (4:50.45) and Maya Richardson (4:53.25) finished second and third, respectively.
“Maureen and I are training partners,” Bennett said, “so while running the race I sort of treated it like it was practice and tried to keep up with her. She’s an amazing runner.”
Kellenberg enjoyed plenty of success throughout the day en route to securing the league title with 93 points. St. John the Baptist (49) finished second and St. Anthony’s (44) placed third.
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