Track teams split
Thursday, April 20, 2017 11:55 PM
Crawfordsville played host to the North Putnam track and field teams Thursday night. The girls were defeated by the Cougards, 70.5 – 51.5. The boys were able to pick up the win with 81 points to North Putnam’s 47.
Leah Rusk won both the 100 and 200 meter dashes for the firls. Hailey Claycomb won the 1600 and Maddy Hurt won the 3200 as the Athenians dominated distance. Madison Fry took the 800 as well. Katherine Baird was fastest in the 400.
For the boys, Daulton Bridgewater was a big factor for Crawfordsville, winning the high jump, 100 dash and 400 dash. Chris Baer was the best in shot put. It was distance domination for the boys, too as Zach McKinney won the 1600, Nathan Pryor won the 3200 and Riley Fyffe was fastest in the 800. Broderick Snyder set the pace in the 300 hurdles for the win.
Crawfordsville will welcome Fountain Central, Seeger and North Montgomery on Monday.
Mountie tennis gets another win
ROCKVILLE- Southmont’s girl’s tennis team traveled to Rockville Thursday evening. The Mounties defeated their opponents 4-1.
After a 30 minute rain delay, South showed a dominant performance in this victory. Leading the way for the Mounties was number one singles senior Kennady Black. She won her match in two quick sets 6-2, 6-1. Number two singles Cora Waddell also won her match 6-2, 6-1. Both Southmont doubles teams were victorious as well. Kelly Tucker and Hope Lighty won their match in two dominant sets 6-0, 6-2. Katie Rosentreter and Sophie Reimondo, number two doubles, won their first set easily and clutched up in the second one 6-1, 7-5.
Southmont is now 3-2 (SAC 0-1) on the season and will play again Monday against South Putnam.
Mounties run hard in losses
LAFAYETTE- Southmont’s track and field teams traveled to McCutcheon to compete against them and Twin Lakes in a three way meet on Tuesday. The girl’s finished in third with 34 points. Twin Lakes was second with 57 points and McCutcheon took the meet with a score of 77. The boy’s team for the Mounties finished in second place with a score of 50 to narrowly edge out Twin Lakes who had 48 points. McCutcheon was able to defeat the boy’s team as well to win the meet with 69 points.
Kasey Burton came in first in the high jump, pole vault, and long jump. She was one of two Mounties to sweep their events. The other was Brooks Long for the boy’s team. Long, the notorious distance runner for the Mounties, won the 1600 and 800. The 4x100 team of Elizabeth Link, Emma Ward, Shannon Isenberg, and Lexie Odum walked away victorious in their event. The boy’s teams in the 4x800 and 4x400 were both victorious as well. The 4x8 team consisted of Alec Brissey, Noah Clos, Ross Lippencott and Long while the 4x4 team was Nick McManus, Lippencott, Brissey and Long.
The Mounties were supposed to be at Tri-West with Indianapolis Northwest Thursday, but the meet was postponed. Their next meet will be against Lebanon and Western Boone on Tuesday.