The TRACKCATS competed at the 3rd annual GRC Heavy Medal Throwdown held at Transylvania University Athletic Complex in Lexington.
The meet featured 40 teams from across Kentucky, including Class A, AA & AAA schools, and 2 Ohio High School Team, with 33 scoring.
The Girls finished 18th with 16 points and the Boys 33rd with 2 points. With Spring Break and the middle school 8th grade class trip neither team was at full strength.
Earning points were Isabella Copher (5) in the 1600m Run finishing 4th in a time of 5:41.26. Isabella also scored 1 point in the 800m Run finishing 8th with a 2:40.73. The 4x400m Relay Team (1) of Amelia Oldfield, Kristin Riddle, Isabella Copher and Jaycie Bussell finished with a 5:04.35 in 8th place. Taylor Purvis (2) finished 7th the Pole Vault clearing 9-00.00. Madelyne English (5) was 4th in the Discus Throw at 109-10.00 and scored 4 points in the Shot Put with a toss of 33-04.25 to finish 5th.
Madelyne English broke the SCHOOL RECORD in the Discus Throw with a toss of 109-10.00. The record of 107-10.00 by Lu Willis stood for 30 seasons. Ms Willis achieved her long standing record at the Kentucky State Track Meet on June 5th 1987.
Madelyne, a Junior, achieved the Record on her 4th throw of the day after qualifying for the finals in the preliminary rounds. She also broke the SCHOOL RECORD in the Turbo Jav with a throw of 53-11.00, a record in which she set last year at the GRC Meet.
Setting Personal Records were: 1600m Run– Kristin Riddle. 400m Dash– Amelia Oldfield, Hadley Alderman. 200m Dash– David Walden. 3200m Run– Caleb Bowen, James Overholser. Pole Vault– Taylor Purvis. Long Jump– Jaycie Bussell. Discus– Madelyne English. Shot Put– Madelyne English, Kylie Willis. Turbo Jav– Madelyne English.
View Results and addition Information at Bath County Track & Field
The TRACKCATS first scheduled meet of the season was the Montgomery County Battle of the Borders which was postponed due to snow. It with be contested on Tuesday April 10 at MC.
The next TRACKCAT Meet is Saturday April 7th at Bracken County in Brooksville.
“Long May You Run”