MIDDLE SCHOOL HOSTS MEET – On Monday, Camille Bland won her heat in the 7th grade girls 100 m. low hurdles and went on to finish 4th overall, only 1.1 seconds out of first place with her time of 19.4.
At the Middle School home meet on Monday, April 23, our Bulldog athletes did very well, according to Coach Holly Gemes.
On the 7th grade side, Wriley Taylor placed 3rd in the 100m dash and 1st in the Long Jump. Hannah Klaiber placed 1st in the 400m run. Our 7th grade girls 4×100 team consisting of Wriley Taylor, Lexis Reasoner, Camille Bland and Hannah Klaiber, received 1st place barely beating out Nevada’s relay team. Dalton McIntire had an exciting night placing 2nd in Pole Vault after enduring a jump-off for 1st place. Jake Cooper threw his way to a 3rd place finish in Disc and 2nd place finish in Shot Put.
On the 8th grade side our girls and boys 4×200 teams placed. The girls team consisting of Morgan Mitchell, Kenli Rader, Gracie Swopes and Hannah Klaiber, finished 3rd. The boys team consisting of Davis Floyd, Dylan McIntire, Jaren Meisenheimer and Preston Smith placed 2nd. Daelen Ackley took home a 1st place medal in both the 800m run and the 1600m run. Dillon Hargrove jumped his way to a 1st place finish in High Jump. Our boys 4×400 team, the last race of the night, pulled out a 3rd place win. This team consisted of James King, Dylan McIntire, Austin Wiegel and Connor Goatley.
Overall, 7th grade boys finished 6th, 8th grade boys finished 3rd and 8th grade girls finished 8th out of 20 schools attending. The 7th grade girls finished 5th out of 22 schools: ElDo, Nevada, Lamar, Butler, Bolivar, Stockton, Appleton City, El Dorado Christian, Warsaw, Sherwood, Skyline, Adrian, Marion C. Early, Bronaugh, Humansville, Osceola, Hermitage, Sheldon, Weaubleau, Wheatland, Lockwood and Halfway.