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TRC track meet held at Tipp Valley

by Gary Andrews

The TRC track meet was held Thursday at Tippecanoe valley. The Southwood girls had the top team finish of the night, placing second. Northfield was third, Manchester fifth and Wabash sixth. Northfield freshman Jacklyn Peas was the top point winner of the night, winning the 100 and 300 hurdles plus the 200-meter dash. Peas was fourth in the long jump.

Other winners from the county were Ellie White of Southwood in the 400 meter dash, Rae Bedke in the 800 meter, Jenna Halderman of Northfield in the 1600 meter, the 4x400 relay team of Ellie White, Jaycie Wright, Emily Lehner and Lexi Brickner from Southwood, the 4x800 relay team of Ellie White, Taylor Heath, Amy Bowman and Emily Lehner from Southwood, Katie McCauley of Wabash in the shot put, Hannah Olk of Manchester in the discus.

The Manchester boys were tops on the male side, placing second as a team. Wabash was fourth, Northfield fifth and Southwood eighth.

Conference winners were Juwan Carter of Wabash in the 100-meter dash, Colin McNeeley of Manchester in the 200-meter dash, Matthew Fahs-Brown in the 3200, Brodi Carter of Manchester in the high jump.

Posted on 2014 May 20