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Track News | May 9, 2012

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Carroll competes at Switzerland meet

The Carroll County track and field team competed in the Switzerland County Vevay Newspapers Invitational on April 26. They competed against a field of all-Indiana schools: Switzerland County, Milan, Rising Sun, Jac-Cen-Del, Lawrenceburg, Shawe Memorial and Southwestern.

Carroll was without middle school runners Jenna Richmond, Mallory Bickers and Abby Miracle and thrower Malachi Corbin because of an IHSAA rule banning middle school athletes from competing in high school athletics.

The Panthers had strong showings from seniors Devin Gray and Dylan Jack. Gray led the way with a 2:05.86 and 1st place finish in the 800 meter run. Jack placed 3rd in the 110 meter hurdles and 6th in high jump.

Freshman Taylor Schirmer finished the night out with a 3rd place in the 300 Meter Hurdles. For the Lady Panthers, senior Andie Hardesty finished 3rd in the high jump. 

Carroll County is in action Thursday in the NCKTC Conference Championship Meet at Owen County. This is the last meet for the Panthers before Region, which will be held May 12 at Danville High School.

Pole vault athletes compete at Henry Co

Three Panthers competed Tuesday, May 1 in the pole vault meet at Henry County. In the girls’ competition, freshman Kirsten Arvin finished 3rd with a vault of 6 feet. For the boys’, sophomore Tre Burgin finished 5th with a vault of 7 feet 6 inches, and junior Austin Blankenship finished 6th with a vault of 6 feet.

Arvin, Burgin compete in Henry Co meet

Carroll County High School’s track and field team competed in a four-team pole vault-only meet at Henry County on Friday, May 4. Freshman Kirsten Arvin finished 2nd for the girls with a vault of 5 feet 6 inches, and sophomore Tre Burgin finished 2nd for the boys with a new personal record vault of 8 feet. Both Vaulters will be in action again this Saturday along with the rest of their teammates at Danville for the Regional Track Meet.