By SALLY McCARTHY
The ALAH boys’ track team had a meet hosted by Salt Fork on Tuesday, June 1. There were seven teams in the meet including Class 2A Mahomet-Seymour who won the meet with 124 points. The Knights finished in second place with 75 points, ahead of Salt Fork, 71; Urbana University High, 33.5; Bismarck Henning, 28; Westville, 14; and Danville Schlarman, 4.5.
The meet provided good competition in the time leading up to their I.H.S.A. Sectional meet next Friday, June 11.
Winning events for the red, black and gold were: Finn Davison, 100m,(11.74); Max Allen, 200m,(23.14 PR); Reggie Edmonds, 400m, (53.46 PR); and Layton Hall, 3200m, (10:24.12). Coming in second were: Finn Davison, 200m, (23.46); Layton Hall, 1600m,(4:27.56 PR); Landon Waldrop, long jump, (6.02m); and the 4 X 100m relay team of Brady Borntreger, Mason Allen, Max Allen, and Finn Davison, (45.70). Third place finishers were: Jacob Duzan, 800m,(2:09.75); the 4 X 200m relay of Brady Borntreger, Aaron Likens, Max Allen and Mason Allen,(1:36.87); and the 4 X 400m relay with Mason Allen, Reggie Edmonds, Aaron Likens and Max Allen,(3:41.02). Taking fourths in the meet were: Austin Plank, 400m,(58.15); and Jacob Adcock, 3200m,(10:37.44). Fifth place points were scored by Austin Abercrombie, discus, (36.62m); Drew Cotton, high jump, (1.5m); Kaden Feagin, long jump, (5.6m); and Landon Waldrop, triple jump, (11.29m). Logan Beckmier rounded out the scoring for the Knights with a sixth place finish in the 1600m with a time of 4:39.66 (PR). The 1600m had an excellent group of state ranked athletes that saw both Beckmier and Hall set personal records along with most of the other runners in the race.
Other boys in the meet were: Drew Cotton, 100m, (12.96 PR); Jayden Chupp, 200m, (26.70 PR); Jace Green, 1600m, (4:44.95); Connor Edmonds, 1600m, (5:33.0); Keegan Ashenfelter, discus, (25.20m); and Aaron Likens, triple jump, (10.92m PR).
The boys now have a few days to fine tune their events before their Sectional meet at Tuscola on June 11.