EMS competes in home track meet

By The Mercury

The Eisenhower seventh and eighth grade track teams competed in a home meet on last Thursday, with the eighth grade boys taking second and girls third, and the seventh grade boys first and the girls third.

The other schools competing in the meet were Anthony Middle School, Junction City and Fort Riley.

In eighth grade girls’ action, Sarah Middendorf finished second in long jump, while Ella Hirsch was third in triple jump. Madalyn Taylor took second in the 1,600-meter run and Tate Thompson was third in the 3,200.

Brooke Henry finished first in the 75 hurdles and third in the 100 dash. Tarrah Bammes was third in the 200 dash and 400 dash.

On the boys’ side, Terrence Johnson was second in the shot put and Christian Fluery was third in the 75 hurdles.

Darryl Mallett took third in the long jump and second in the triple jump, while Brandon Religa was first in the 800 and first in the 1,600.

In seventh grade girls’ action, Karmen Martinie took first in the 1,600, and Jaylie Thornton was first in the 800. Liz Wilson took third in the 400 and LaChayla Dotson took third in the 75 hurdles.

Mikela Robinson finished second in the 100 dash and took third in the 200 dash.

The seventh grade boys were led by a number of first-place finishes, as John Haug was first in the triple jump and the 75 hurdles and Tom Haug was first in the high jump.

Michael Smith was first in the 400 dash and James Wilson was first in the 800 and second in the 1,600.

Kea McDonald finished second in the 200 dash, while Tommy Ekart was third and also took third in the long jump. Carter Perkins was third in triple jump and Brennen Smith tied for third

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