Cooper Shoemaker takes the baton from Brennon Hutson in the 4 X 4 relay last Monday, April 4 in the home meet with Arcola. Preston Gingerich and Owen Herring would run the final two legs of the relay that won with a time of 4:55.57. Every point was important in the seventh grade division as the Knights narrowly beat Arcola 53-52.
The Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond Jr. High boys track teams played hosts to nearby rivals the Arcola Purple Riders in a dual track and field meet on Monday, April 4. Both the seventh and eighth grade teams posted team victories with the seventh grade squad eeking out a one point win!
On the seventh grade side of the scoring Joshua Taylor was a double winner taking firsts in both the shot put and discus. Other winners for the seventh grade were Preston Gingerich in the 1600 and Brennon Hutson in the 400 meters. Hutson and Gingerich along with Cooper Shoemaker and Owen Herring brought home two more firsts in the 800 and 1600 meter relays.
For the eighth grade Knights in the meet, Cash Hale in the high jump and 400m and Payton Warrior in the 100 and 200m were double winners. Taking individual firsts in other eighth grade events were Easton Frederick in the long jump; Kamden Morfey, discus; Cruz Hale, 1600; and Ryker Beckmier, 800m. The eighth graders swept the relays with Brayden Leech, Frederick, Cruz Hale and Warrior taking the 4 X 2 relay; Beckmier, Daylon Doggett, Trey Strode and Dana Soard winning the 4 X 1; and Cruz and Cash Hale along with Frederick and Warrior crossing the finish line first in the 4 X 4 relay.
The JH Knights were to host a triangular meet on April 11 with Villa Grove and Cumberland before hosting their annual ALAH Jr. High Invite on Saturday, April 16 with eight teams competing in the meet.
7th Grade Boys Team and Individual Results
April 4, 2022
Team results: 1. Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 53; 2. Arcola 52
Shot Put: Joshua Taylor 28’ 0”, first;
Discus: Joshua Taylor 68’ 0”, first; Dustin Hodge 43’ 1”;
High Jump: Cooper Shoemaker 4’ 4”, third; Dylan Ingersoll 3’ 9”;
Long Jump: Coye Grant 12’ 6.5”, second; Anden Berry 11’ 5.5”, third;
110 M Hurdles: Brennon Hutson 21.5, second;
100M: Owen Herring 14.0, second; Anden Berry 15.30; Joshua Taylor 15.63;
200M: Owen Herring 29.95, second; Dylan Ingersoll 33.38, third; Anden Berry 33.50;
400M: Brennon Hutson 1:08.821, first;
800M: Preston Gingerich 2:51.81, second; Coye Grant 2:53.96, third; Cooper Shoemaker 2:57.22; Solly Binion 3:26.09;
1600M: Preston Gingerich 5:56072, first; Coye Grant 5:57.53, second;
400M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 1:01.71, second (Joshua Taylor, Anden Berry, Dylan Ingersoll, Coye Grant)
800M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 2:05.01, first; (Brennon Hutson, Cooper Shoemaker, Preston Gingerich, Owen Herring)
1600M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 4:55.57, first (Brennon Hutson, Cooper Shoemaker, Preston Gingerich, Owen Herring)
8th Grade Boys Team and Individual Results
April 4, 2022
Team results: 1. Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 81; 2. Arcola 23;
Shot Put: Kyler Stone 26’ 6”, second;
Discus: Kamden Morfey 76’ 3”, first; Jackson Lebeter 61’ 6”, third;
High Jump: Cash Hale 4’6”, first; Trey Strode 4’ 5”, second
Long Jump: Easton Frederick 16’ 1.5”, first; Cruz Hale 14’ 10”, third; Dana Soard 14’ 9.5”; Logan Schrock 13’ 0.25”; Tristan Keagle 13’ 1.25”;
110 M Hurdles: Easton Frederick 18.97, second; Daylon Doggett 20.93, third;
100M: Payton Warrior 12.12, first; Brayden Leech 13.03, second; Dana Soard 13.76; Ismael Corona 14.57; Logan Schrock 14.82; Parker Beck 15.37; Kayden Allen 17.45;
200M: Payton Warrior 25.24, first; Daylon Doggett 27.67; Brayden Leech 28.19; Dana Soard 28.76; Ismael Corona 31.0; Logan Schrock 31.81; Parker Beck 33.39; Kayden Allen 36.18;
400M: Cash Hale 1:07.46, first; Ryker Beckmier 1:08.86, second; Tristan Keagle 1:16.33;
800M: Ryker Beckmier 2:37.97, first; Trey Strode 2:49.89, second; Tristan Keagle 3:10.62, third;
1600M: Cruz Hale 5:25.62, first; Trey Strode 5:55.64, second;
400M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 55.85, first (Ryker Beckmier, Daylon Doggett, Trey Strode, Dana Soard)
800M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 1:47.56, first (Brayden Leech, Easton Frederick, Cruz Hale, Payton Warrior)
1600M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 4:38.14, first (Cruz Hale, Cash Hale, Easton Frederick, Payton Warrior