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2014 Pahrump Valley Girls Track Capsule


Head coach: Ed Kirkwood, second season

Returning letter winners: 16

Top athletes: Sydney Sladek (Sr.), Mikayla Davis (Sr.), Kelbie Middleton (Jr.), Cassie Clark (Sr.), Stephanie Thelaner (Sr.), Meghan McDermott (So.), Andi Bishop (So.), Ashlyn DiBlasi (Jr.)

Outlook: Sladek won the Division I-A state title in the 800 meters last season.

“Graduation hit hard, but a solid group returning will contend,” Kirkwood said.

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