Wildcats Fourth at Eastwood Relays

posted Apr 28, 2017, 9:56 PM by Steve Barr
4/28/17 - The track and field team placed fourth in the eight-team Eastwood Relays with 66 points.  Eastwood was the team champion with 84 points.  The Wildcats won two events.  The 440 shuttle hurdle team of Gage Might (8th grade), Ethan McNair (8th grade), Luke Travis (7th grade), and Aaron Sandrock (8th grade) posted a time of 71.82 to take first place while the shot put threesome of eighth-grader Aaron Wagner (35-1, 2nd individually), eighth-grader Colby Pendleton (33-5, 4th), and eighth-grader Travis Diehl (31-10 1/4, 6th) won their event.  The Wildcats had four runner-up finishes.  The 400 relay of Travis, Might, McNair, and Sandrock had a time of 50.51, the 800 relay comprised of the same four athletes ran 1:47.44, the pole vault group of eighth-grader Cameron Overmyer (8-6, 1st) and eighth-grader Weston Angel (6-6, t-5th) placed second, and the discus threesome of eighth-grader Kayden Widman (90-1), Diehl (90-1), and Pendleton (88-9) also took second.  The 3200 relay of C.J. Buchanan (7th grade), Ian Jacobson (8th grade), Christian Shope (8th grade), and Widman were timed in 10:30.78 to place third.  The distance medley relay team also placed third in a time of 13:51.78 and was comprised of the same four athletes as the 3200 relay.  Jacobson placed fifth in the high jump competition winning the event individually clearing 5-0.