by Darcy White
Junior High: On March 29th, the Girls Junior High Track team competed in the Friend Invitational track meet. The girls finished in 8th place out of 12 teams with 22 points. Marissa Howard was the leading scorer with all 22 points. She placed 1st in the High Jump with a jump of 4’6”, 4th in the 100 (14.25), 4th in the 200 (29.51), and 4th in the 400 (69.31).
On April 3rd, E-M hosted their own invitational, which was held at McCool Junction. The girls finished in 3rd place with 67 points behind BDS with 127 and Hampton with 98. Scoring for the Timberwolves: Marissa Howard (36 pts) finished 1st in the High Jump (4’6) and the 200 (29.69), and 2nd in the 100 (13.98) and the 400 (68.16); Sydney Hall (17 pts) finished 2nd in the 800 (3:00.57) and the 1200 (4:44.15); Hailey Luzum (10 pts) finished 3rd in the 200 Hurdles (35.9), 5th in the long jump (11’9. 5), and 6th in the 100H (20.3); Samantha Horne (3 pts) finished 5th in the shot put (27’8). The 1600m Relay team consisting of Sydney Hall, Hailey Luzum, Samantha Horne, and Bailey Steuben finished 4th with a time of 5:22.
The girls will compete again on Thursday, April 12 at the Hampton Invitational in McCool Junction. The meet begins at 9am.
JH Girls Track team includes:
Back row: Bailey Steuben, Sydney Hall, Samantha Horne, Janey Due, Hailey Luzum, Christina Starkey, and Katherine Skinner
Front row: Marissa Howard, Joan Strate, Ashley Benorden, Alexis Trauger, Haylee Sheffield, Lucy Murphy, and Brianna Beatham.