Bulldog Tracksters Capture Ripley County Championship

first_imgAs mentioned earlier, there were several meet records broken with some of them being by a Bulldog.  Starting off the night was the girls 4 x 800m relay who set a new meet record racing through at 10:14.50 breaking a 2012 record also held by Batesville (10:21.53)  Members of the relay are: Liz Loichinger, Lily Pinckley, Trysta Vierling and Katie Olsen 800m dash, formally held by Emma Gausman last year with 2:31.12 was crushed by Batesville’s Katie Olsen who ran 2:21.94. South Ripley’s Megan Cole broke both of her former records in both the 1600 and the 3200 running 5:17.69 and 11:16.72 respectively.On the boys side, Milan’s Peyton Cavins broke the 100m dash record with a time of 11.18. Batesville’s Adam Moster crushed the 800m run record that was held by Hayden Merkel in 2012 (2:01.25) as he ran an incredible 1:56.62! Joshua Myers also broke a Hayden Merkel record by a little over 3 seconds (4:38) as he came across the line in 4:34.91.Batesville had 21 different athletes receiving County Champion honors last night and they were:Stephanie Nobbe: 100m dash(12.9), 200m dash(26.49), pole vault(8’0″) and 4 x 100m relay(52.37)Carley Pride: 400m dash (1:03.99) and 4 x 400m relay (4:28.56)Katie Olsen: 800m run (2:21.94), 4 x 800m relay (10:14.50) and 4 x 400m relayGabby Gibbs: Shot Put(30’10”), 4 x 100m relay and 4 x 400m relayCallie Main: 4 x 100m relayLily Meyer: Long Jump(14’10.75″) and 4 x 100m relayLiz Loichinger: 4 x 800m relay and 4 x 400m relayTrysta Vierling: 4 x 800m relayLily Pinckley: 4 x 800m relayAdam Moster: 800m run (1:56.62), 4 x 800m relay(8:53.03) and 4 x 400m relay (3:34.75)Joshua Myers: 1600m run (4:34.91) and 3200m run (10:27.75)Tyler Myers: 300m hurdles (44.86) and 4 x 400m relayIsaiah Riffle: 4 x 100m relay (45.74)Justin Heiser:  Long Jump (18’7.25″)4 x 100m relayCharlie Laymon: 4 x 100m relaySam Haskamp: 4 x 100m relayBenjamin Moster: 4 x 400m relayJohnathon Lynch: 4 x 800m relay and 4 x 400m relayJJ Kuisel: 4 x 800m relayKent Meyers: High Jump (5’10”) and Pole Vault (10’0″)Adam Bedel: Discus (120’6″)Receiving Ripley County Runner-up honors were:Lily Meyer: 200m dashLiz Loichinger: 800m run and 1600m runLily Pinckley: 3200m runGabby Gibbs: high jumpKatie Bedel: Pole VaultSam Haskamp: 200m dashJJ Kuisel: 400m dashJohnathon Lynch: 800m runChase Hamilton: 110m hurdlesZach Gutzwiller: Pole VaultAdam Bedel: Shot Put3rd place winners were:Carley Pride: high jumpKatie Bedel: long jumpSam Haskamp: 100m dashKavini Saravanan: 400m dashBenjamin Moster: 1600m runAdam Hollowell: 3200m runSam Robben: 110m hurdlesCharlie Laymon: long jump4th places:Trysta Vielring: 3200m runJustin Heiser: 100m dashSam Sittloh: shot putAnd finishing out the scoring in 5th place were:Maria Lopez: 1600m runKatie Bohman: 100m hurdles and 300m hurdlesCallie Main: Shot putCongratulations to all our County Champions and awards winners!  Again, we had many achieving personal bests last night as we roll into tournament time and they were:200m dash-Lily Meyer400m dash-JJ Kuisel and Ava Ralston800m run-Katie Olsen, Adam Moster and Johnathan Lynch1600m run-Joshua Myers, Benjamin Moster and Maria Lopez3200m run-Lily Pinckley110m hurdles-Sam Robben300m hurdles-Tyler MyersDiscus-Adam Bedel, Chase Hamilton and Katie Bedel4 x 400m relay splits-Benjamin Moster and Johnathon Lynch4 x 800m relay splits-Lily Pinckley, Trysta Vierling and Katie Olsen4 x 800m relay team of Liz Loichinger, Lily Pinckley, Trysta Vierling and Katie Olsen4 x 100m relays teams of Gabby Gibbs, Lily Meyer, Callie Main and Stephanie Nobbe and Isaiah Riffle, Justin Heiser, Charlie Laymon and Sam Haskamp Great job to all!  Next week is Conference Week…varsity is on Thursday at Franklin County and the JV race Saturday at South Dearborn. Let’s go Dogs!Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Lisa Gausman. As many sports were cancelling their competitions last night, the Ripley County Track Teams decided to go for it.  It ended up being an almost perfect night for a track meet.  As the rain and thick air moved out, the temperatures and wind conditions were perfect and many track athletes took advantage of it as many county records were broken last night and personal records achieved. The Batesville Bulldogs came away with two huge victories.  On the girls side Batesville scored a solid 99 points as South Ripley, Jac-Cen-Del and Milan battled it out.  South Ripley and JCD tied at 49 points with Milan just behind with 44.  On the boys side, Batesville scored 118.50 with Milan coming in 2nd with 43 points, just outscoring JCD by 2 with 41 points.  South Ripley had 34.5.Ripley County also gives an MVP award for the night to the person who scores the most points for their team.  The Bulldogs got to honor Stephanie Nobbe for this award.  This is Stephanie 3rd time winning the Ripley County MVP for track.  Her sophomore year the meet was canceled because of the weather so they didn’t have it, making her win this award every year of her high school career.  Way to go Stephanie!last_img

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