Girls finish first followed by boys in second

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By Dawson Arnold
On Thursday, April 19, the track team went to Oakley for a meet. The girls took first, and the boys ended in second.

Scoring the most points for the girls’ team was Helen Giefer, who brought home four gold medals. Her first was in the 800m with a time of 2:30. She also took gold in the 1600m with a time of 5:33, and the 3200m with a time of 11:39. Her fourth medal came in the 4x800 relay, which she ran with Sybil Giefer, Adrianne Carr, and Libby Frost.

Lili Shubert also brought home gold in the pole vault with a jump of 8ft. Her second gold medal came in the 100m hurdles, and teammate Emma Day brought gold in the 300m hurdles.

Adding to her gold medal, Day earned silver with a 4-10 jump in the high jump, and her 17.67 finish in the 100m hurdles earned her a bronze. In addition Sybil Giefer brought home two slivers--one in the 1600m with a time of 6:11 and one in the 3200m with a time of 13:05.

Also earning points for the girls’ team were Adrianne Carr, Libby Frost, Sydney Boyle, Jessika Chapman, the girls 4x100, and girls 4x400.

The top point earner for the boys was Hunter Price who took three golds. His first of the day was for a 41-02 jump in triple jump. His other two came in the 110m hurdles with a personal record of 16.43 and the 300m hurdles with a personal record of 43.95.

Adding to the team’s medals, Wyndom Giefer took second in the 1600m run with a time of 5:10. He also took third place in the 3200m with a time of 11:08. Scoring second in the javelin was Keagan Shubert with a throw of 137-01. Cooper Desormiers took home a third in the 110m hurdles with a time of 17.42 and a personal best.

Also earning points for the boys’ team were Dallas Schneider, Keagan Shubert, William Barney, Cooper Desormiers, the boys 4x100, and 4x400.