Central wins seven events in meet

Monday, March 28, 2005

The Central track team had five event winners in girls division and seven in the boys at Saturday's Hazelwood Central meet.

The event had about a dozen teams but no team scoring. The top six finishers medaled.

The Central girls had four of the top six in the pole vault, paced by Limbaugh, who cleared 8 feet, 6 inches. Porter was second at 8-0, Beckett was fifth at 7-0, and Schneider was sixth by clearing the same height.

Other event winners for Central's girls were: the 3,200-meter relay team of Jen Pancoast, Lindsey Pingel, Holly Shaffer and Linnea Woldvedt in 10 minutes, 25.3 seconds; Pancoast in the 1,600 (5:37.20) and the 800 (2:34.50); and Woldtvedt in the 3,200 (13:00).

Also earning medals: Nicole Jackson, fourth in the 100-meter dash in 12.4 seconds and third in the 200 in 26.20; the 800 relay team, third in 1:51.80; Pingel, third in the 1,600 in 6:14.60; the 400 relay team, sixth in 52.90; Courtney Schuessler, fifth in the 400 in 1:06.60 and third in the high jump at 4-6; Renee Moreland, second in the 300 low hurdles in 52.90; Shaffer, second in the 800 in 2:35.70; Hannah Lewis, fifth in the 3,200 in 14:39; Nadia Cox, second in the long jump at 15-2.75 and fifth in the triple jump at 31-4; Dani Gross, third in the triple jump at 31-9.50; and Brianna Egbuka, fourth in the shot put at 31-4.

The Central boys also had four top pole vaulters. Andy Matthews and Lance Altenthal tied for first by clearing 11-6. Conrad Browne was third at 11-0 and Matt Willingham was fifth at 10-6.

Other event winners for the Central boys were Allen Walker in the 100 in 10.8 seconds; the 800 relay team of Allen Walker, Marcus Rice, Zeno Walker and Anwar Glenn in 1:32.4; John Kipper in the 1,600 in 4:49.0 and in the 3,200 in 10:25.10; Chase Johnson in the 800 in 2:14.10; Tyler Terry in the triple jump at 39-11.

Also placing for Central were: the 3,200 relay team, second in 8:57.60; Clayton Hill, sixth in the 110 high hurdles in 17.2 and sixth in the 300 hurdles in 47.5; Cory Huskey, second in the 1,600 in 4:57.9; Dan Austin, third in the 1,600 in 5:06.9; Beau Jordan, third in the 400 in 54.40; Darris Gerlach, fifth in the 300 hurdles in 46.9; Dale Brannock, fifth in the 3,200 in 11:52.00; Terry, second in the long jump in 18-6.25; Jared Thomas, third in the triple jump in 38-5 and third in the high jump at 5-6; Gabe Edwards, third in the shot put at 43-5; and Andrew Elizalde, sixth in the discus at 111-10.

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