Favorable weather April 22 at Little River’s meet in Sterling translated to many personal and season bests for Peabody-Burns track and field athletes, coach Brian Lightner said.
The team scored 60 points on the day, aided by first-place finishes from Enrique Palazon in the 3,200-meter race and Kevin Baatrup in the triple jump. The 4x400-meter relay team placed second with a season-best 4 minute, 0.4 second time.
Braxton Kyle place third in the 110-meter hurdles and high jump, as well as Partridge in the long jump.
The 4x800 relay team placed fourth, as did Xavier Jabary in the 100-meter dash, Marcus Sanders in the 1,600-meter run, Michael George in the 400, Partridge in the 300 hurdles and high jump, Palazon in the 200, and Jabary in shot put.
Fifth-place finishers included George in the 100, Austin Purk in the 800, Kyle in the long jump, Nick Preheim in the discus, and Andrew Wedel in shot put.
Relays help girls’ team score season best
The Lady Warriors placed third in all of their relay races, competing in the 4x800, 4x100, and 4x400-meter relays. The team scored 14 points while placing fifth overall.
Lightner said the team showed the most improvement in the throws. Lily Partridge and Kayla Washington set personal records in the discus, as well as Washington in the shot put. Mallory Harris and Anna Lubbers also set personal bests in the javelin.
Nicole Sanders was the only individual to place, finishing fourth in the long jump.