T-town Junior High Places at Shelbyville Meets

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Published on May 5 2014 11:49 am
Last Updated on May 5 2014 1:02 pm
Written by Millie Lange

The Teutopolis Junior High School seventh and eighth grade boys and girls track teams competed Friday night in an eight-team invitational at Shelbyville. The seventh grade girls placed second in their division with 70 points, the eighth grade girls finished fourth with 43 points, the seventh grade boys finished fifth with 43 points, and the eighth grade boys finished fourth with 49.75 points.

First place finishers for the seventh grade girls included the 800 relay team  of Lanae Koester, Elizabeth Will, Julia Hardiek and Morgan Mette. Will also won the high jump. Other top finishers were Lanae Koester second in the 200 and third in the 100, Hardiek fifth in the 200, Savannah Grimes third in the 1600, the 400 relay of Julia Schmid, Grimes, Madi Hoene, and Logan Blankenship placed third, Mette second in the pole vault and fifth in the 100, Rebecca Habing fifth in the 400, Emma Detersfourth in the shot and fourth in the discus, the 1600 relay team of Will, Hardiek, Mette and Grimes took fourth, and Schmid fifth in the hurdles.

Top finishers for the eighth grade girls team included Myah Funneman, sixth in the hurdles, Lauren Hemmen, sixth in the 400 and sixth in the long jump, Marianna Hemmen, third in the 200, Vayda Smith, third in the 800 and sixth in the 1600, Ashley Thompson, fifth the in 800, Claire Bushur fourth in the shot, Nikki Wellbaum, second in the 100, the 800 relay of L. Hemmen, Ma. Hemmen, Lauren Wessel and Wellbaum, placed third, the 400 relay team of Smith, Bushur, Diana Mossman, and Karsyn Mette finished sixth, and the 1600 relay of L. Hemmen, Bushur, Mette, and Ma. Hemmen finished third.

Top finishers for the seventh grade boys included the 400 relay team of Lucas Drees, Jarrett Hardiek, Kendall Zerrusen and Kyele Mossman finished third, Dress, fifth in the hurdles and fifth in the 200, Noah Probst, fourth in the high jump, third in the 1600 and third in the 800, Roddnie Deters, third in the pole vault, Bryce Ruholl, sixth in the pole vault, Hardiek, fourth in the 1600, the 1600 relay team of Mossman, Tyson Zerrusen, Kenall Zerrusen and Noah Probst placed third, and the 800 relay team of T. Zerrusen, Alex Thoele, Ruholl and Donovan Kitten finished fifth.

Top finishers for the eighth grade boys team were Will Schlink, first in the pole vault and fifth in the 200, Evan Blievernicht, fourth in the 800, Ian Copple, sixth in the 800 and sixth in the 1600, Andy Isley, fifth in the long jump, Devin Mette, tied for sixth in the high jump, Jesse Zerrusen tied for sixth in the high jump, the 1600 relay team of Cauy Hewing, Colin Beckman, Alex Probst and Jacob Schmidt placed second, the 400 relay team of Beckman, Levi Zumbahlen, Logan Waldhoff and Lane Koester finished sixth, Jacob Schmidt, second in the 1600, Jason Kowalski, fourth in the pole vault, Jake Wente, third in the discus and Wayde Siebert sixth in the hurdles.