Freshman Maira Scott is an Athlete of the Week for Springfield High School. Through the first three meets of the year, Maira had won every event in which she participated. This past weekend at the Fostoria Athletic Boosters’ Track & Field Invitational, Maira was victorious in the 100m, 200m, and 400m runs. In both the 100m and 200m runs, Maira broke both the meet records and the school records with a 12.5 in the 100m and a 25.5 in the 200m. The 100m school record was previously held by Victoria Abunaw (12.65) and the 200m school record was previously held by Valencia Abunaw (26.38). Maira was also named the Most Outstanding Female Athlete of the meet. Track coach Mike Campbell said of Maira, “She is a very pleasant young lady who is always smiling and she makes others smile. She has a very bright future ahead of her.” Congratulations, Maira!
The Athlete of the Week awards are sponsored by the Springfield Athletic Boosters.