Rookies make immediate impact in Huskies' first track meet


March 23, 2022

Scott Swanson

Victoria Ferrioli, left, anchors Sweet Home's girls varsity 4x100 team in the Huskies first track race of the season. Trailing in the final handoff after some handoff problems in the race, Ferrioli just missed catching Oakland's Tia Picknell at the finish line.

Thursday's track opener at Junction City was a brand new experience for many of Sweet Home's track athletes – try the entire freshman class – but it didn't show as the Huskies left coaches impressed in nearly every event they competed in.

"We're super excited," said Head Coach Nathan Whitfield following the Tri-County Icebreaker, which featured nine 4A through 1A teams from around the area. "It's hard to mention anyone specific because we did so well across the board. I don't think there was a single event we weren't impressed with what the kids did."

While the Huskies finished third...

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