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Carroll track stars continue to improve

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By The Staff

On April 20, the Carroll County Panthers hosted Bracken, Eminence, Gallatin County, Holmes, Owen County, Trimble County and Williamstown in an All-Comers track meet.

“It was a really good preview of what is to come in our invitational on May 7,” Head Coach Joe Creager said. “The Panthers had another outstanding night with new individual records being set.”

The girls were again led by the Fremin sisters who took first (MaryEsther) and second (Nora) in the long jump.

The 4x800 team of Andie Hardesty, Sydney Brewer, Kirsten Arvin and Brittany Arvin placed second. The same group took third in the 4x400.

Nora Fremin finished first in the 100 hurdles and 100 meter dash. After a nasty fall Teila Winburn was able to recover for a strong second place in the 100 hurdles. MaryEsther Fremin placed fifth in the 100 meter dash.

Brittany Arvin and Elizabeth Resendis tied for fifth in the 1600 meter run while Brewer finished seventh.

The 4x100 team of MaryEsther and Nora Fremin, Winburn and Denee Lawrence placed first with a new best time of 53.7, ranking them in the top 10 in the state.

Kelley Wheeler placed eighth in the 400 meter run. Lawrence finished second and Lauren Holloway placed third in the 300 meter hurdles. Winburn finished second and Jessica Price finished fifth in the 200 meter dash. Resendis placed fourth and Kim Ketterer fifth in the 3200 meter run.

Destiny Tingle placed third and Andie Hardesty placed fourth in triple jump. Ana Jimenez placed eighth in the 800 meter run and Raenah Hawkins placed fifth in discus.

The boys’ 4x800 team of Ben Tingle, Micah Jones, Junior Martinez and Erick Lewis placed second. Tyler Grant finished first in the 110 hurdles. Caleb Duggins placed third in the 100 meter dash. Jones placed eighth in the 1600 meter run.

The 4x200 team of Chris Satterly, Grant, Andy Sisenstein, and DAnthony Collins placed first with a new team best of 1:34.5 which currently ranks them second in the state. The 4x100 team of Collins, Sisenstein, Grant, and Evan Mefford placed second.

Collins finished first in the 400 meter run by nearly four seconds over his closest competitor. Marvin Davila placed fourth in the 400. Satterly placed first in the 300 hurdles with a new best time of 42.0, ranking him fourth in the state. Mefford also set a new mark of 43.9 on his way to second place in the same event.

Sisenstein placed first in the 200 meter dash. Axel Nava placed fifth in the 3200 meter run.

The boys’ 4x400 team of Jacob Griffin, Collins, Sisenstein, and Mefford placed first with a new team best of 3:46.00, ranking them 10th in the state.

Eli Unker placed second in the shot put with a personal best of 36 feet. Kenny Crawford placed fifth in the shot put. Satterly placed first in the high jump with a new personal best of 6-ft. Dylan Jack took third in high jump. Satterly also placed first in the long jump. Grant placed first in triple jump. Griffin placed eighth in the 800 meter run.

Currently both Panther squads are ranked in the state with the girls’ team 13th and the boys 21st. Carroll’s next outing is a junior varsity meet at Cooper High School on April 30. The varsity returns to action at the Danville All A’s on Saturday, May 1.