WEST BURLINGTON — The Cardinal boys track and field team claimed second at the SEISC South Division track championships Monday with a collective score of 112.
The Charlie Rachford inflated the Comets' final tally by taking first in the long jump with a leap of 20-00.25. Cardinal's shuttle hurdle relay team also snared first-place honors with a time of 1:03.52.
Van Buren followed the Comets in third with a collective score of 81.5. The Dalton Haynes sparked the Warriors when he finished first in the 3,200 meters with a time of 11:29.81 and Van Buren's 4x800 team captured first place with 11:29.81.
West Burlington/Notre Dame successfully protected its home turf in the boys meet, as the Nikes placed first with 201 points. Meanwhile, Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment had a to settle for eighth with 3 points.
For the girls, Van Buren came in fifth with 66 points, Cardinal was forced to settle for sixth with 61 and MSAE placed seventh with 13. Central Lee claimed first-place honors, finishing with 152 points.
Warrior Unity Daugherty zoomed to a first-place finish in the 1,500 meters with 5:24.35 and Delaney Ridgway helped the Comets by securing a first-place finish in the high jump with a leap of 4-06. Cardinal's shuttle hurdle relay team also took home firs-place honors, completing the race in 1:17.94. In addition, Pioneer Sophia Goodale placed second in the 400-meter dash with 1:05.70.
SEISC South Division Track Championships
at West Burlington High School
Team scores — 1. Central Lee 152, 2. West Burlington/Notre Dame 113, 3. Danville 103, 4. New London 67, 5. Van Buren 66, 6. Cardinal 61, 7. Fairfield Maharishi 13.
Shot put — 1. Ellen Morris (Central Lee) 32-10.5, 5. Savannah Findley (Van Buren) 29-0, 6. Jordan Billups (VB) 27-8, 9. Beverly Santiago (Cardinal) 24-8.5, 10. Alyssa Davis (C) 24-4.5.
Discus — 1. Sarah Snavely (D) 11-02.50, 3. Courtney Hervey (VB) 89-03, 6. Ellen Peters (C) 72-10, 7. Jordan Billups (VB) 70-05.50, 12. Madison Durflinger (C) 52-10.
High jump — 1. Delaney Ridgway (C) 4-06.
Long jump — 1. Raegan Olson (WB/ND) 16-01.25, 6. Rachel Warrick (VB) 12-08.50.