Last night, April 9th, RSHS track traveled to Madison Consolidated High School to compete in their invitational. Teams featured in the event were Madison, Scottsburg, Shawe Memorial, and Rising Sun.
In the field events Rising Sun athletes saw many personal bests. In Discus freshman Brogan Radcliff and sophmore Dalton Cutter both placed in the event and set their own new personal records. Radcliff got third with a throw of 90’3″ and Cutter was just behind him in fourth with a throw of 90’1″. Senior Wesley Rider earned second in shot put with a throw of 37’4″, while this was not a personal best for Rider it still earned the team 4pts. On the girl’s side Madalyn Wilson threw an 88’3″ earning her a second place ribbon. Over in the sand pit Kendall Montgomery was putting it all of the field as well. He received first place with a jump of 19’4 1/2 “.
As the field events finished up, the running events were getting started. The boys 3200 m relay scored 3rd in the event. In sprinting events, Daniel Daughtery blew the competition off the track with his hurdle finish in first with 2 hurdles between him and the runner up. We saw Daughtery win again later with the 300 m hurdles with another large gap between him and rest of the competitors. On the girl’s side Keira Mann and Kinsey Price pull in a few points with a 4th in hurdles from Mann and a 3rd in the 100m dash from Price.
Just because the sun is setting doesn’t mean these athletes are going home, with more events to go the competition was just heating up even as the night was cooling off. In girl’s 300m hurdles Mann earned a point with 5th place. Emma Davis returned from a small break from competition, however that didn’t stop her from running in with 3rd place in the 800. Kinsey Price really kicked it in gear with her 400 m dash, winning the event with a time of 1:04.8. Wesley Rider represented the boys in the 400 with a 5th place finish . Also on the boys team- Kendall Montgomery ran across the 200m finish in 4th earning more points for the team total.
At the end of the night the meet ended with a tie for first between Madison and Scottsburg, both with 91 points for their boys teams, followed by Rising Sun boys with 39, and then Shawe with 14.
Girl’s results were Madison in first with 111pts, Scottsburg with 69, Rising Sun with 27 and Shawe with 26.