Ellinwood jv track girls come up big at home meet, boys finish fifth
By Travis Hendryx
ELLINWOOD— Nine teams from around the area were represented at Tuesday’s junior varsity track and field meet in Ellinwood. The Eagle girls wrapped up competition with 130 team points, good for a first place finish while the Ellinwood boys squad finished as the fifth seed in the final standings.
In the girls 800 meter run, Maddie Hayes won gold with a time of 2:38.76. Anna Fisher was a first place finisher in the 100 meter hurdles at 17.18 while Emma Ricker took the crown in the 300 meter hurdles at 52.22. Ricker, Hayes, Bailey Baird and Cailey Carmen took top honors in the 4x400 meter relay timing in at 4:28.22.
In field events, Baird placed first in the high jump with a leap of 4 ft. Cassie Dimmitt grabbed a first place slots in the shot put and discus with launches of 31 and 83 ft. respectively. Dimmitt wrapped up the day with a throw of 110 ft. in the javelin, good for a first place.
400 METER DASH-
2nd place: Bailey Baird (1:05.31)
3rd place: Cailey Carmen (1:05.44)
1600 METER RUN-
2nd place: Maddie Hayes (5:54.75)
3rd place: Cassidy Schlessiger (6:53.21)
100 METER HURDLES-
2nd place: Emma Ricker (17.20)
300 METER HURDLES-
2nd place: Anna Fisher (53.31)
In boys competition, Avery Pike was first in the 400 meter dash with a time of 55.79. Drew Blake was a first place finisher in the long jump at 18 ft.
100 METER DASH-
2nd place: Drew Blake (11.84)
800 METER RUN-
3rd place: Destin Baker (2:19.53)
1600 METER RUN-
2nd place: Jacob Kasselman (5:15.00)
4x400 METER RELAY
2nd place: Avery Pike, Destin Baker, Drew Blake and Jacob Kasselman (4:01.32)