Carpenter, Thomas, Northrop Top Local Girls State Track Performances

By Dean Pantazi

June 2, 2012 Updated Jun 2, 2012 at 12:38 AM EDT

BLOOMINGTON (Indiana's NewsCenter) - Westviews's Skyler Carpenter and Wayne's Brionna Thomas were the individual stars and Northrop fell just short ot the team title at Friday night's Indiana girls state high school track meet in Bloomington.

Carpenter closed out her high school career by winning the 100 and 300 hurdles along with the long jump, giving her a total of seven state titles in her career.

Her win in the 300 hurdles was her third at state in the event, and she was given the mental Attitude Award.

Thomas captured both the 100 and 200 dash titles.

DeKalb's Rachel Dincoff won the discus and was third in the shot put.

Other area event winners included Ashley Erba of Warsaw in the 3200 meters and Northrop in the 4 x 400 relay.

Pike won the team title with 55 points to 49 for Northrop, 45.5 for Lawrence Central and 38 for Westview, with 30 of those points from Carpenter.

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