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Top 25 girls winter track athletes for 2021 season

Half Hollow Hills East's Soledad Jean won the
Kaitlyn Chandrika of Mt. Sinai takes first in
Marie Naudus of Sacred Heart Acacademy.
Alyssa LeBron of Massapequa wins the Class A
Analisse Batista of Huntington competes in the girls

Girls track players to watch in 2021

Elle Archer, North Shore, Fr. Archer qualified for the state championships as an eighth grader last season. She was second in the 1,500 (4:59.75) and third in the 3,000 (10:47.30) at the Nassau state qualifiers.

Analisse Batista, Huntington, Jr. She is the defending public school 600 meter indoor state champion, running a 1:32.05 last season. Batista was also on the 4 x 200 meter team that won the Federation title.

Ashley Brule, Half Hollow Hills West, Jr. — She is the top pole vaulter in Suffolk. Brule cleared 10 feet, 6 inches at last year’s Suffolk state qualifier.

Kaitlyn Chandrika, Mount Sinai, Sr. — Chandrika is the defending Suffolk Small School 1,000 meter champion, running a 3:01.37.

Marisa D’Angelo, St. Anthony’s, Jr. —D’Angelo is the second-best returner in the state in the pole vault. She cleared 11-6 and placed fourth at the indoor state championships last March.

Kate Delgandio, Mount Sinai, Jr. — She finished sixth in the 55 hurdles in 8.49 seconds at the state championships last winter.

Alexandra Eye, St. John the Baptist, Sr. — Eye is the top returning long jumper from the CHSAA Intersectional Championships, flying 16-4 ¼ last season.

Analiese Fabrizi, Sachem North, Sr. She placed third in the 1,500 walk at the state championships last March, clocking a 6:54.90.

Briana Grant, Ward Melville, Sr. Grant is the defending Suffolk Large School 1,000 champion, running a 3:03.22 last February.

Angelina Guevara, Miller Place, Sr. — Guevara placed third in the high jump at the Suffolk state qualifier last February, clearing 5-1.

Jada Hodge, Middle Country, Sr. She is the second-fastest returner in the state in the 55, running a 7.16 and finishing fourth at the state championships last March.

Soledad Jean, Half Hollow Hills East, Sr. — She is the best high jumper in the state. Her 5-8 last March gave her a second straight indoor state title and third straight overall state title, including indoor and outdoor track.

Alexandra Kelly, Rocky Point, Jr. — She is the top returning triple jumper in the state and the defending Suffolk Small School champion in the long jump and triple jump.

Emily Lamena, Glenn, So. — She is the top Suffolk returner in the 3,000. Lamena ran a 10:14.14 at the state qualifiers last February.

Alyssa LeBron, Massapequa, Jr. — LeBron is the defending Nassau Class A weight throw champion, throwing 40-7 ¼ last February.

Erin McLoughlin, Connetquot, Sr. She placed third in the long jump at the Suffolk state qualifier last season, going 17-9.

Marie Naudus, Sacred Heart, Sr. — Naudus is the top returner from last season’s 1,500 at the CHSAA Intersectionals, where she ran a 4:51.43.

Renee Newton, Hempstead, Sr. — Newton won the Nassau Class A 600 indoor title last year, running a 1:36.27.  

Leann Nicholas, Farmingdale, Sr. — She is the top returning triple jumper in Nassau and the second-best returner in the state.

Gianna Paul, Whitman, Jr. — Paul is the defending 300 state indoor champion, running a 39.15 last March. She was invited to compete in Iceland last winter.

Lauryn Piccirelli, Bay Shore, So. — Piccirelli placed third in the high jump at last year’s Suffolk Large School championships, clearing 5-1.

Brook Pohl, Rocky Point, Sr. — Pohl is the defending Suffolk Small School shot put champion. She tossed 36-2 last January.

Mackenzie Setton, Jericho, Jr. — Setton is the defending Nassau Class B 1,500 champion, running a 4:58.52 last February.

Alexandra Stasichin, Massapequa, Sr. — Stasichin finished second in the 600 at both the Nassau Class A championships (1:38.35) and the Nassau state qualifier (1:36.96) last season.

Lauren Trejo, Sachem East, Sr. — She is the fastest returner from the Suffolk Large School championships in the 1,500, running a 4:54.84 last February.

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