Warrior track keeps steady at league meet

Staff writer

The Peabody-Burns High School track team continued competing to break personal records Thursday at the Wheat State League championships. The girls’ team finished eighth out of nine teams, while the boys’ team came in second.

Boys

The boys’ team scored 87 points at the meet, placing in 12 of 17 events.

Cody Partridge led the team, scoring in all four of his events. He finished first in long jump, jumping a personal best 19 feet, 3½ inches, second in high jump, 5-8, third in the 300-meter hurdles with a personal best time of 46.6 seconds, and he was on the third-place 4x400-meter relay team.

Braxton Kyle also contributed a significant amount of points, winning the high jump, 5-8, placing second in long jump with a personal best of 18-9½, and finishing sixth in the 110 hurdles, with a personal best time of 17.1.

The 4x100-meter relay team placed second, in a season-best 47 seconds. The 4x800-meter relay team also set its record for the year, finishing third, 9:51.9.

Other medal winners were Kevin Baatrup placing third in triple jump, 38-8, and Andrew Wedel placing third in shot put, 40-4¼. Xavier Jabary finished fifth in shot put, 39-3½.

Junior Edmondson placed fourth in the 400, 56.4, and fifth in the 200, a personal best 24.1 in his preliminary heat. Enrique Palazon ran his best time in the 3,200, finishing fourth in 11:59.

Other personal records include Marcus Sanders in the 1,600, Austin Reynolds and Gage Claasen in 300-meter hurdles, and Patrick Egan and Filip Suskavcevic in shot put.

“The depth of the team proved to be essential,” coach Brian Lightner said.

Girls

The girls’ team scored 16 points in five events.

The 4x800 relay team finished third, while the 4x400 relay team set a season record in fourth place, 5:08.6. The 4x100 relay team finished sixth, with a season record time of 1:02.

Mallory Harris set a personal record in the 300 hurdles scoring fourth place in 59.3 seconds, and Andrea Garcia broke her best time in the 100 hurdles in 20.9.

Other personal records were Nicole Sanders in the 100 and discus, and Lily Partridge in discus.

 

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