ALAH Jr. High Girls Track Teams travel to Shelbyville for triangular with Clinton

The Jr. High track teams traveled to Shelbyville on March 29 for their first meet on the road. These three girls ran in the first race of the day the seventh grade 100 meter hurdles. From left to right are McKenna Blaudow, Ruby Burton and Leighton Poulos. The seventh grade girls finished in second place in the team standings behind the host school and ahead of Clinton.

By SALLY McCARTHY

The Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond jr. high girls track teams took their first road trip of the 2021 season. Shelbyville was the host with Clinton rounding out the field.

On the seventh grade side, Shelbyville won the meet with 73 points, ALAH took second with 45 points and Clinton finished in third with 20. Winning events at the meet were Alex Clark in the shot put and discus; Leighton Poulos in the long jump and 400 meters; Addi Rohr in the 100 meters and Ruby Burton in the 800 meters.

For the eighth grade, Shelbyville was first in the team standings with 93 points, Clinton in second with 34 points and ALAH with 22. Skyler Vorck won both the long jump and the 200 meters. The 400 meter relay team of Olivia Binion, Adyson Cusick, Avery Alexander and Amelia Shonkwiler also earned first place honors.

7th Grade Girls Team and Individual Results
vs. Shelbyville & Clinton
March 29, 2021

Team results: 1. Shelbyville 73; 2. Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 45; 3. Clinton 20

Shot Put: Alex Clark 17’ 6”, First; Chloe Custer 14’ 3.5”;

Discus: Alex Clark 70’ 1”, First; Chloe Custer 36’ 9”, Fourth;

High Jump: None

Long Jump: Leighton Poulos 11’ 4”, Third; McKenna Blaudow 9’ 9”; Skie James 8’ 4”; Chloe Smith 8’ 1”;

100 M Hurdles: Leighton Poulos 22.01, Second; McKenna Blaudow 22.31, Third; Ruby Burton 22.78, Fourth

100M: Addi Rohr 14.59, First; Brookleyn Peeler 16.09; Chloe Smith 16.28; Skie James 16.88; Laci Bartley 18.17;

200M: Addi Rohr 32.66, Second; Adyson Cusick 33.46, Fourth; Gracie Romine 35.63, Brookleyn Peeler 35.70, Avery Alexander 36.09;

400M: Leighton Poulos 1:19.39, First; Gracie Romine 1:26.63; Maleyna Vanausdoll 1:29.18;

800M: Ruby Burton 2:51.22, First; Kimberly Krutsinger 3:18.59, Fourth; McKenna Blaudow 3:27.43;

1600M: None

400M Relay: None

800M Relay: None

1600M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 5:44.8, First

8th Grade Girls Team and Individual Results
vs. Shelbyville & Clinton
March 29, 2021

Team results: 1. Shelbyville 93; 2. Clinton 34; 3. ALAH 22

Shot Put: None

Discus: None

High Jump: None

Long Jump: Skyler Vorck 13’ 4”, First; Lillian Edwards 10’ 3”;

100 M Hurdles: Lillian Edwards 26.97, Fourth;

100M: Skyler Vorck 14.10; Third

200M: Skyler Vorck 29.71, First; Amelia Shonkwiler 34.17;

400M: None

800M: Sierra Binion 3:14.16 Second; Lillian Edwards 3:50.0, Fourth;

1600M: None

400M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 1:06.53 (Olivia Binion, Adyson Cusick, Avery Alexander, Amelia Shonkwiler)

800M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 2:05.41, Second (Skyler Vorck, Gracie Romine, Addi Rohr, Maleyna Vanausdoll)

1600M Relay: None

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