EHS Place Three At SIUC Indoor Boys Track Meet

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Published on March 4 2013 1:31 pm
Last Updated on March 4 2013 1:31 pm
Written by Millie Lange

Effingham High School placed three in the top six at the Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Boys Track Invitational Saturday.

Taylor Fatheree finished fourth in the 800 and 1600. He had a time of 2:01.12 in the 800 and 4:38.31 in the 1600.

Kohdai Nishida captured sixth place in the long jump with a leap of 21 feet, 2 inches.

"Taylor, Kohdai and Colin Hecht had tremendous times early in the season," said EHS Coach Terry Harbaugh. "Leevi Baker did an outstanding job anchoring the 1600 relay team. This is our starting point. I'm very happy with everyone's performances. We're going to have a great season."

EHS Results

Shot -- 29. Arndt, 40-1; 40. Michael, 37-3; 45. Boggs, 35-8

60 Meter -- 17. Nishida, 7.52; 32. Myers, 7.70; 39. Percival, 7.79

800 Relay -- 12. Vaughn, Myers, Barnhart, Howell, 1:41.73

800 -- 43. Herboth, 2:22.83

400 -- 12. Hecht, 56.36; 43. Unkraut, 1:02.21

200 -- 41. Percival, 26.20; 62. Jackson, 27.36

1600 -- 57. Herboth, 5:2t.53; 73. Schmidt, 5:44.31

1600 Relay -- 8. Howell, Myers, Hecht, Baker, 3:46.83