First Track Meet Highlights

3/16/18: TigerShark Indoor Meet @ Ripon College

The Bluejays had their first meet of the season at the brand new indoor facility at Ripon College, hosted by Princeton/Green Lake. There were some great efforts and the team brought home a few medals, too! The girls team tied for 8th with 27pts – not bad for just 6 girls competing. The boys team took 12th with 14pts with 8 athletes. Top eight places in each event score team points.

*Highlights*

Seth Roberts took a 1st place medal in the shot put with a throw of 42 feet and 9.5 inches. Nick Hoffmann took 8th in his first HS track meet, with a throw of 37 feet and 7 inches.

Hannah Constable took home two medals with a 1st in the 200m with a time of with a time of 28.07 seconds, and a 2nd in the 400m with a time of 61.59 seconds.

Newcomer Mateah Roehl, took a 3rd place medal in the 200m in her ever first track meet, with a time of 29.74 seconds.

Taylor Hallam ran 30.13 seconds in the 200m and placed 7th. She also took 2 seconds off her 400m time and placed 8th.

Jamison Richardt placed 7th in the 800m with a time of 2:29.47.
Jon Karczewski placed 8th in the 400m with a time of 62.53.  He also had a PR in the long jump and shot put.

Jenna Edl had a PR (personal record)  in the 200m.

Full Meet Results: https://www.athletic.net/TrackAndField/meet/329024/results

The next meet will be outdoors at Deerfield on Tuesday, April 3 at 4:30 PM.

With our first meet under our belts, athletes and coaches are excited about the potential for great things this year but we could use some more help still! Any athlete not participating in baseball or softball looking to get stronger, quicker, faster or just looking for some fun can still give track and field a shot this year. Bluejay Coaches, we would appreciate one last push of encouragement to make your teams more well-rounded athletes, we are not just a running club… we run faster, throw farther and jump longer and higher so there is something for anyone!  We could use another athlete on some relays; we’d love to get to the State Meet this year! Reach out to the office, coaches or athletes for more information. You could be the school record holder!

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