The Junior High Track team started off their season with a 12 team meet at Arcanum last night. Both teams finished 11th, with the boys team scoring 10 points and the girls team scoring 7 points.
For the boys team, Andrew Carrell placed 5th in the 800m run with a time of 2:35.3. The 4×400 team of Joel Hunt, Tyler Lesh, Gaje Lesh, and Andrew Carrell finished 6th place with a time of 4:44.5. Scoring in field events were Gaje Lesh with a long jump of 13-08.5 for 7th place and Caleb Gilland finished in 8th place with a shot put throw of 29-07.5. Joel Hunt just missed scoring with a 9th place finish in the 1600m run with a time of 5:50. Jordan Heck put in strong performances in the 100m dash (10th), 200m dash (12th), and long jump (12th). Tyler Lesh put in a competitive time for a 7th grader and finished 12th in the 800m run. Also putting in a great mark for his first track meet was Geoffrey Klein with 10th place shot put throw of 28-09.00. The 4x100m relay team of Jack Eversole, Jonathon Oswald, Tyler Lesh, and Geoffrey Klein finished 10th and the 4x200m relay team of Gilland, Eversole, Oswald, and Owen Stevenson finished 11th.
For the girls, the 4×100 relay team of Makinley Jarrett, Ashlynne Osborne, Hailey Henderson, and Haley Davidson placed 6th with a time of 61.7. Also scoring was Hailey Henderson with a 4th place long jump of 11-11.75. Ashlynne Osborne just missed scoring in the 100m and 200m hurdles, placing 9th in both events. Hayley Davidson also put in a strong performance in the 100m dash (10th) and 200m hurdles (13th). Natalie Osswald finished 9th in the discus with a throw of 58-07 and 11th in the shot put with a throw of 25-09.75.
We travel to Brookville Thursday for a smaller meet with just 6 teams.