Swenson’s Shanae Bailey won the girls’ 100- and 200-meter events at today’s Public League track and field championships at Northeast.
Her effort enabled the Lions to easily win their first league team title with overall 131 points. Paul Robeson was second with 107 ½ points, while Central (77 points) rounded out the top three.
Bailey won the 100 with the state’s fastest time of 12.00 seconds. Simon Gratz sophomore Tymerah Burgess finished a distant second today in 12.38. Engineering & Science’s Cierra White was third in 12.56.
Bailey followed that victory up by winning the 200 in 24.84.
On the boys’ side, Northeast (99 points) won the team title, followed by Germantown (62 ½) and Engineering & Science (52 ½).
-- Keith Pompey