Pilot Grove competes in CAC Track Meet

Prairie Home senior Sage Eichenburch had the only first place finish for the Panthers while competing in the CCAA Conference Track Meet last Thursday in Ashland.
Eichenburch placed first in the 1600 in 5:13.9, second in the 3200 in 12:08.3, third in the 300 hurdles in 52.2 seconds and third in the 800 in 2:21.2.
Prairie Home track coach Marie Pope said the boys and girls finished fifth overall as a team.
Results of the CCAA Conference Track Meet are as follows:
BOYS
Blake Petsel, 100, 3rd, :11.8; 200, 4th, :24.35; Clayton Pethan, 400, 2nd, :56.08; 100, 4th, :12.2; 200, :25.61; Allen Haslag, 3200, 4th, 13:04.4; 1600, 6th, 5:42.8; 800, 7th, 2:40.9; Creed Flood, 400, 4th, :59.27; long jump, 5th, 16’-8 1/2”; Austin Small, javelin, 5th, 83’-9”, shot put, 9th, 23’-3 1/4”; Gabe Turner, triple jump, 4th, 31’-11”; discus, 5th, 84’-1”; long jump, 6th, 16’-3”; 4 x 100-meter relay team (Blake Petsel, Creed Flood, Gabe Turner, Clayton Pethan), 2nd, :51.15; 4 x 400-meter relay team (Clayton Pethan, Creed Flood, Blake Petsel, Austin Small), 2nd, 4:06.5.
GIRLS
Kourtney Kendrick, 100, 2nd, :14.5; triple jump, 2nd, :27’-1 1/4”; 200, 3rd, :30.42; long jump, 5th, 12’-4 1/2”; Kelsey Watson, discus, 2nd, 75’-8”; 100, 3rd, :14.6; long jump, 4th, 12’- 6 1/2”; 200, 5th, :31.56; Olivia Strobel, shot put, 3rd, 27’-1”; discus, 7th, 65’-1”.
Pilot Grove competes in CAC Track Meet
The Pilot Grove boys and girls varsity and junior high track teams competed in the Central Activities Conference Track Meet  last Wednesday in Glasgow.
For the Lady Tigers, Kaitlen Weekley finished fourth in the 1600-meter run in a time of 6:24.63.
Abby Schupp placed fifth in the 100-meter hurdles in 20.73 seconds and sixth in the long jump with a leap of 12’-2”. Reagan McFatrich took third in the triple jump with a leap of 27’-3 1/2” and seventh in the long jump at 12’-3/4”. Natalie Rentel, meanwhile, finished ninth in the shot put with a toss of 23’-5”.
For the Pilot Grove boys, Dalton Hazlett placed fifth in the discus with a toss of 83’-4” and sixth in the shot put with a throw of 30’-4 1/2”. Dalton Reuter, meanwhile, finished eighth in the shot put with a toss of 28’-7 1/2” and eighth in the discus with a throw of 82’-0”.
The Pilot Grove boys 4 x 400-meter relay team of Cole Meisenheimer, Gavin Shepherd, Derek Powell and Dalton Bealer also finished fourth in 4:40.77.
In the junior high meet, Marci Lammers finished third in the 100 in 15.30 seconds and fifth in the 100 hurdles in 20.99 seconds. Grace Peterson took third in the 100 hurdles in 20.19 seconds, fifth in the 100 in 15.47 seconds and sixth in the long jump at 10’-9 3/4”. Kaitlyn Maggard, meanwhile, finished fifth in the discus with a throw of 58’-9”.
The girls 4 x 100-meter relay team of Claria Roth, Maggard, Peterson and Lammers also took fourth in 1:04.27.
For the boys, Hank Zeller finished eighth in the triple jump at 23’-10 1/4”, 10th in the discus at 71’-0” and 10th in the long jump at 12’-1/2”. Ethan Fahrendorf, meanwhile, finished eighth in the 1600-meter run in 6:21.42.