Archive for Thursday, April 2, 2009

Ballock sets school record in 300 hurdles

April 2, 2009

The Eudora track season got underway Tuesday at Wellsville, and junior hurdler Justin Ballock set the school record in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 40.2 seconds.

Ballock’s record-breaking time also got him the first-place medal. Ballock also took second in the high hurdles.

As a team, the boys took sixth-place overall, and the girls finished in third-place. For the boys, senior Cody Carlson placed third in the shot put with a throw of 42-7. Ben Katzenmeier finished fifth in javelin with a throw of 150-6. Christian Richardson finished fourth in the triple jump with a leap of 39-4.

The boys 4x1600 relay team of Carlos Canizales, Collin Forsberg, Kyle Snow and Ivan Espinosa took first with a time of 21:04.09. The 4x100 relay team of Ryan Fisher, Ryan Mendel, Brian Katzfey and Mike White finished fifth with a time of 46.2 seconds. The throwers relay team of Carlson, Katzenmeier, Justin Schmidt and Zane Pittman also took first-place with a time of 50 seconds.

For the girls, Kendal Abel finished second in the long jump with a 14-6 1/2 leap. Shea Lounsbury finished second in triple jump with a jump of 31-10 1/2. The girls 4x200-meter relay team of Abel, Tianna Dunaway, Rachel Pyle and Alisha Wingeback finished first with a time of 1:57.2. Wingeback also finished fifth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 13.8 seconds. Katzfey also took fifth in the 1600-meter run with a time of 6:43.1.

The 4x800-meter relay team of Kaya Riemann, Hannah Katzenmeier, Austin Katzfey and Bre Miller finished in third-place at 11:27.7.

“We have a long way to go,” Eudora coach Phil Katzenmeier said. “We will look forward to improving over the next couple weeks.”

Next up for the Cardinals is the Baldwin Invitational on Friday at Baldwin.

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