VANDALIA — The Butler Track and Field teams hosted the Annual Butler Invitational Saturday and came away with a third place finish for the girls and a fourth place finish for the boys.
Prior to the meet, seven seniors were honored: Emily Luken, Brooklyn Warren, Olivia Schoenherr, Bryce Brown, Sebon Graus, Matt Parker, Bryson Mann, and Brandon Boyd.
The Lady Aviators scored 70 points overall. Placing in the top eight and scoring were:
4×800 Meter Relay – Maddie Mitchell, Sarah Hickle, Elizabeth Kilgore, Victoria Theobald (4th, 11:08.88)
100 Meter Hurdles – Brooklyn Warren (5th, 17.01)
4×200 Meter Relay – Anna Minier, Sydney Baker, Mya Stammen, Alyssa Burley (4th, 1:53.65)
400 Meter Dash – Sydney Baker (3rd, 1:00.86), Alyssa Burley (6th, 1:05.10)
300 Meter Hurdles – Tyree Fletcher (3rd, 50.49), Brooklyn Warren (6th, 52.49)
800 Meter Run – Abbie Schoenherr (2nd, 2:26.43), Olivia Schoenherr (3rd, 2:27.33)
4×400 Meter Relay – Alyssa Burley, Olivia Schoenherr, A Schoenherr, Sydney Baker (2nd, 4:14.18)
High Jump – Grace Swarts (8th, 4-08)
Long Jump – Tyree Fletcher (1st, 16-00.75), Kailey Bolender (6th, 14-04)
Shot Put – Hayden Edgell (6th, 31-06)
“We’re very happy with a third place finish today against some tough competition,” said coach Kyle Schoenherr. “We’re six weeks into the season, and as the weather improves and the training intensity ramps up, this is when we look for things to begin to click. We saw some exciting examples of that today, from open races, to relays, to field events. The girls displayed a lot of confidence, which resulted in a number of strong performances and a solid overall team result.”
The Butler boys scored 61 points overall.
4×800 meter relay – Kyle Wertz, Adam Gunkel, Gabe Warren, and Long-Fa Lin (2nd, 8:40.25)
100 meter dash – Daiton Sharp (4th, 11.78)
4×200 meter relay – Jabari Wortham, Sebon Graus, Kenneth Roberts, Quincy Redmond (8th, 1:39.35)
1600 meter run – Kyle Wertz (5th, 4:48.19)
4×100 meter relay – Jabari Worthman, Sebon Graus, Kenneth Roberts, DJ Hicks (8th, 47.57)
800 meter run – Kyle Wertz (6th, 2:12.00), Adam Gunkel (8th, 2:12.89)
200 meter dash – Daiton Sharp (5th, 24.14)
3200 meter run – Long-Fa Lin (1st, 9:51.51), Gabe Warren (6th, 10:44.63)
4×400 relay – Jack Marshall, Adam Gunkel, Bryson Mann, Daiton Sharp (4th, 3:44.65)
Long jump – Daiton Sharp (1st, 22 feet, 1 inch)
Pole Vault – Dalton Sheplar (3rd, 13-00)
Reach Darrell Wacker at 937-684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.
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