Polk County begins indoor track season at Liberty Univ.

Published 2:29 pm Wednesday, December 16, 2009

With winter just around the corner, Polk County High School’s Indoor Track Season is underway. &bsp;

Athletes must meet qualifying standards to attend the State competition to be held at Chapel Hill on February 14, 2010.&bsp; At a meet at Liberty University on Saturday, December 4-5 two PCHS athletes qualified for State; Maggie Conner in the Women’s High Jump and 55 Meter Hurdles, and Bryan Lieberman in Men’s Pole Vault. &bsp;

Polk County hosted a meet on December 9 with nine area schools competing.&bsp; Two Wolverine athletes qualified for State: John Spencer Wolfe in the 3200 Meter Run and Ethan Rhodes in the Long Jump.

Boy’s Events:&bsp; Shot Put; Tanner Ramsey 43′ 5.5″, Seth McCool 40′ 8.5″, Tori Riddle 40’4″, Ian Harper 33′ 3″, Conner Magin 28′ 8.5″.&bsp; Long Jump; Ethan Rhodes 21’2″(SQ), Andy Conner 17′ 10.5″, Harper 17′ 9.5″.&bsp; Triple Jump; Rhodes 40′.&bsp; High Jump; Cary Littlejohn 5’6″, Kayce Martin 4’10”.&bsp; Pole Vault; Ricky Mozquedo 9′, Matthew Brody 7’6″. 4×800; Cabell Brand, Bruce Butler, Flynn Chapman, Conner 9:36.3.&bsp; 55M Hurdles; Martin 8.6, Nelson Leonard 13.5.&bsp; 55M Dash; Jacob Christianson 6.7, Littlejohn 7.1, Tyler Ridings 7.3, Trey Couch 7.3, Harper 7.4.&bsp; 1600 Meter Run; Brand 5:33, Butler 5:36, Mozquedo 5:58, Christian Fahnley 6:23, Alex Schaub 6:33, Kyle 6:36, Ross McGuinn 7:20.&bsp; 500 Meter; Robby Franklin 1:19, Chapman 1:20.&bsp; 1000 Meter; Ari Farstad 3:05, Anthony DiPietrio 3:24, Carlos Chavez 3:40, Dakota 3:53.&bsp; 300 Meter; Zach Bright 40.3, Harper 41.6, Heber Najera 42.0, Littlejohn 42.2, Couch 42.2, Ridings 42.5.&bsp; 3200 Meter; John Spencer Wolfe 10:18(SQ), Eric Lauer 13:05.&bsp; 4×400 Littlejohn, Wolfe, Brody, Farstad 3:59.

Girl’s Events:&bsp; Shot Put; Alicia Lockhart 20’8″, Cassie Silvers 19′.5″.&bsp; Long Jump; Jamie Miller 13′ .5″, Julia Collins 12’3″, MacKenzie Trowell 9’7″.&bsp; Triple Jump; Miller 26′ 3.5″.&bsp; Pole Vault; Savanna Mitchell 7’6″.&bsp; 4×800 Rebecca Elliott, Kari Malkki, Cabot Lee Petoia, Sarah Costine 12:08.&bsp; 55M Hurdles; Maggie Conner 10.0, 55M Dash; Tori Madigan 8.4, Kara Garvin 8.5, Collins 8.7, Miller 9.0, Brittany Parra 9.2, Trowell 9.3.&bsp; 1600 Meter; Malkki 6:34, Petoia 7:13, Selma Neal 7:46, Anna Costine 8:04.&bsp; 500 Meter; Kelly Calvert 1:40, Tori Prtichard 1:56.&bsp; 1000 Meter; Bronwyn Pellatt 4:09, Allesandra Akers 4:17, Isla Neal 4:26, Channing Marshall 4:36.&bsp; 300 Meter; Conner 47.1, Naomi Bentley 59.4.&bsp; 3200 Meter; Allison Hunter 17:26.&bsp; 4×400; Malkki, Elliott, Calvert, Petoia 5:04.

Several Polk County Indoor Track runners planned to attend an Elite Meet at Liberty University on Saturday, December 12.