Aviator track teams compete at Tipp Invite


By Darrell Wacker - dwacker@civitasmedia.com



The 2017 Butler boys track and field team.


Photo courtesy Easterling Studios

The 2017 Butler girls track and field team.


Photo courtesy Easterling Studios

TIPP CITY — The Butler boys and girls track teams traveled to Tipp City on Saturday for the Tipp City Invitational. The Butler girls placed fourth out of 19 teams with 75 points while the boys placed ninth with 36 points.

Scoring for the Lady Aviators were Brooklyn Warren who placed first in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 17.09 seconds. Warren was also sixth in the 300 meter hurdles in a time of 52.23 seconds.

Tyree Fletcher was second in the long jump in with a leap of 16 feet even. She was also fourth in the high jump by clearing 4 feet, 6 inches and fifth in the 300 meter hurdles in 51.82 seconds.

Olivia Schoenherr was third in the 800 meter run in 2:31.75 and fourth in the 1600 meter run in 5:50.26. Sister Abbie was fourth in the 800 meter run in 2:34.60 and sixth in the 1600 meter run in 5:51.77.

Alyssa Burley placed fourth in the 400 meter dash in a time of 1:03. Burly also scored in the 200 m dash with a seventh place finish in 28.78 seconds. Sydney Baker also placed in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:04.53 for a sixth place finish.

Butler also scored in three relays. The 4×400 meter relay team of Baker, A. Schoenherr, Burley, and O. Schoenherr was second in 4:21.51.

Butler was fourth in the 4×200 meter relay with Baker, Anna Minier, Warren, and O. Schoenherr running in 1:56.18.

Rounding out the scorring for the girls was Baker, Minier, Fletcher, and Tamaria Hobson who combined for a sixth place finish in the 4×100 meter relay in a time of 55.43 seconds.

For the boys, Long-Fa Lin placed second in the 1600 meter run in a time of 4:39.07. He also was third in the 800 meter run in 2:05.31.

Butler also got a pair of second place finishes in field events. Daiton Sharp was second in the long jump with a leap of 20-08.75 and Dalton Shepler was second in the pole vault with by clearing 13-06.

Two relay teams placed, but individual names are not available on the results. Butler’s 4×800 meter relay was sixth in 9:26.22 and the 4×400 meter relay was sixth in 3:51.67.

The 2017 Butler boys track and field team.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2017/04/web1_BoysTrack.jpgThe 2017 Butler boys track and field team. Photo courtesy Easterling Studios

The 2017 Butler girls track and field team.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2017/04/web1_GirlsTrack.jpgThe 2017 Butler girls track and field team. Photo courtesy Easterling Studios

By Darrell Wacker

dwacker@civitasmedia.com

Reach Darrell Wacker at 937-684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.

Reach Darrell Wacker at 937-684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.