Strong showings pace Trojans
D’myia Cox had a standout performance placing second in long jump and fourth in triple jump when Hillsboro was host for a 16-team meet Friday.
Seth Driggers placed second in long jump, fourth in triple jump, and fifth in the 200 run.
Addison Jost won in the 800 run with Moriah Jost coming in fourth.
Abbigail Williams finished sixth for the shot put. The girls 4x800 team, Jaidyn Frantz, Gabbie Arnold, Nora Hein, and Addison Jost finished fourth.
The Trojans placed eighth among both girls and boys teams Friday on Thursday.
The Warriors traveled Friday to the Beloit Relays.
“It was a pretty tough day at one of the oldest track and field meets in the state,” coach Grant Thierolf said. “The weather kept most performances from being great but we did have something that went OK for us.”
Marion boys finished 18th overall as the girls finished 22nd out of 30 teams.
Top finishers on the team were Kellen Waner who won in pole vault; Mckinnon Waner second in discus; and Gabby Newell third place in 100 hurdles.
Tristen Dye took fourth in the 800, and Quade Williams took fourth in the shot put. Kayla McPhail finished fifth in the 100, and Chance Shults finished fifth in the 110 hurdles.
The Warriors will continue their season Friday at Remington.
Last modified May 3, 2023