Archive for Tuesday, May 7, 2013

TMS track and field competes at league meet

May 7, 2013

The Tonganoxie Middle School track and field team received several strong performances at the Kaw Valley League meet on May 1 at Monticello Trails in Shawnee.

Eighth-grader Zac Morgan won the Warriors' only individual title with a first-place finish in the 400-meter run (1:01.32) and also ran a leg of the champion 4x400-meter relay team. He ran alongside Tyler Water, Zeb Huseman and Chandler Caldwell, winning the race with a time of 4:21.42.

Several Warriors enjoyed second-place finishes at the meet. Austin Boatwright broke his own school record in the 3,200-meter run with a time of 11:15.77.

Other second-place finishers included eighth-graders Nicole Tallent (shot put, 31-4.25) and Cody Parker (discus, 111-7), and seventh-graders Audrey Miller (discus, 77-6) and Huseman (800-meter run, 2:36.16; 200-meter run, 26.21). The seventh-grade girls 4x400-meter team of Emily Hummelgaard, Hope Creten, Alyssa Sharp and Taylor Lee also came in second with a time of 4:38.81.

The seventh-grade boys came in second (86.5) and the girls sixth (41.5), while the eighth-grade girls took third (83) and the boys sixth (39). Complete results are available here.


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