The Quaker Valley girls took third at the Midwestern Athletic Conference championships last Wednesday. The Quakers earned 60 points to put them behind first-place Shenango (78) and runner-up Beaver (71).
Hannah Bablak started the rally with a victory in the 800-meter run with a time of 2 minutes, 19.24 seconds. She went on to grab gold in the 1,600 with a time of 5:12.37. Audrey Durbin placed third in the 3,200, missing second by two seconds with a time of 11:47.56. Bryn Tomczak ran a 16.02 for bronze in the 100 hurdles.
The 3,200 relay team of Durbin, Lucie Kubinski, Tarris Bearett and Bablak grabbed gold with a time of 10:04.25. Mars grabbed silver just six seconds behind them. Kubinski, Tarris, Bablak and Julia Stinson took third in the 1,600 relay with a mark of 4:11.60.
On the field, Franzi Nace took silver in the triple jump with a distance of 35 feet, 9 inches, just 1/2 inch behind Shenango's Miranda Schry.