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ALAH Jr. High Track Girls Sweep Team Titles in Home Triangular

Morgan Casteel a seventh grader on the JH track team races down the home stretch in the 800 meter run. Morgan would win the seventh grade race in a time of 3:03.57. Morgan also placed third in the high jump and ran a leg of the winning 4 X 2 relay.

The Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond Jr. High girls’ track and field teams won both the seventh and eighth grade divisions of the home track meet held on April 11 against Cumberland and Villa Grove.

Knights’ eighth grader Gracie Romine won both the 100 and 200 meters in the meet last Monday. Other winners for the eighth grade were Alex Clark, discus; Ruby Burton, 1600m; and the 4 X 2 and 4 X 4 relay teams which had the same members for both, Romine, Addi Rohr, Skylar Graham and Burton.

The seventh grade posted wins in eight of the thirteen events contested. Scoring first place finishes were Ashby Coblentz, shot put; Riley Strode, 100m; Sophia Johnson, 400m; Leighton Poulos, 200m; and Morgan Casteel, 800m. The seventh graders also swept the three relays.

Members of those relays were 4 X 100 Norma Mendoza, Sophie Monts, Rylie Ward, and Poulos; the 4 X 200 Casteel, Reece Oye, Embrey Reardon, Brooklyn Peeler; and the 4 X 400 Poulos, Ward, Monts and Reardon.

The JH Knights track teams held their annual ALAH JH Invitational last Saturday, April 16 and have a meet scheduled for Thursday, April 21 at Tuscola with the host school, SJO and Paris Crestwood. They have another Invitational set for Saturday, April 23 at Arcola.

7th Grade Girls Team and Individual Results
Vs. Cumberland and Villa Grove
April 11, 2022

Team results: 1. Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 61; 2. Cumberland 43.5; 3. Villa Grove 22.5

Shot Put: Ashby Coblentz, 17’ 11.5”, second; Emily Keagle, 15’ 4”; Ava Moody, 13’ 8.5”; Presley Johnson, 13’ 2.5”,

Discus: Ashby Coblentz, 58’ 0”, first; Emily Keagle 50’ 8”; Presley Johnson, 44’ 8”; Esmerelda Diaz, 38’ 1”;

High Jump: Leighton Poulos 4’ 1”, second; Morgan Casteel 3’ 9”, third; McKenna Blaudow, 3’ 9”, fourth;

Long Jump: Sophie Monts, 11’ 3.5”; Rylie Ward 11’ 4”; Lyla Sutton, 10’ 7.5”; Sophia Johnson 9’ 10.5”; Keely Simpson 9’ 6”; Isabella Menna, 9’ 5”;

100 M Hurdles: Riley Strode, 19.94, first;

100M: Riley Strode, 15.31; Reece Oye, 15.44; Rylie Ward, 15.7; Norma Mendoza, 15.92; Lyla Sutton, 16.7; Brianna Clayton, 16.83; Layla Beck, 17.59; Vanessa Palma, 17.72; Sophia Moore, 17.82; Ava Moody, 20.47;

200M: Leighton Poulos 29.75, first; Brooklyn Peeler 32.01, fourth; Rylie Ward 33.02;
Reece Oye, 34.39; McKenna Blaudow, 34.58; Riley Strode, 34.78; Ella Oye, 36.22; Brianna Clayton, 37.0; Layla Beck, 37.26; Isabella Menna, 37.46; Keely Simpson, 37.83; Vanessa Palma, 38.41; Lyla Sutton, 38.57;

400M: Sophia Johnson 1:15.76, first; Sophie Monts 1:17.12, second; Reece Oye, 1:20.12, third; Ella Oye, 1:22.09, fourth; Annabelle Vanausdoll 1:24.51; Keely Simpson 1:26.55; Sophia Moore 1:29.83;

800M: Morgan Casteel 3:03.57, first; Embry Reardon 3:06.81, second; Annabelle Vanausdoll, 3:14.59, fourth; Katie Appleby, 3:57.07; Ashby Coblentz, 4:16.84; Kate Wiley, 4:33.96;

1600M: Embry Reardon, 6:26.13, second; Katie Appleby, 8:27.0, fourth; Kate Wiley 9:33.87;

400M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 1:00.88, first (Norma Mendoza, Sophie Monts, Rylie Ward, Leighton Poulos)

800M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond, 2:14.22, first (Morgan Casteel, Reece Oye, Embrey Reardon, Brooklyn Peeler)

1600M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 5:16.36, first (Leighton Poulos, Rylie Ward, Sophie Monts, Embrey Reardon)

8th Grade Girls Team and Individual Results
Vs. Cumberland and Villa Grove
April 11, 2022

Team results: 1. Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 50; 2. Cumberland 35; 3. Villa Grove 28

Shot Put: Alex Clark, 26’ 5”, second; Chloe Custer, 18’ 2”;

Discus: Alex Clark, 77’ 11”, first; Chloe Custer, 48’ 11”;

High Jump: None

Long Jump: None

100 M Hurdles: None

100M: Gracie Romine, 14.37, first; Skylar Graham, 14.58, second; Alyssa Richards 15.21; Addi Rohr, 15.34; Avery Alexander 16.39;

200M: Gracie Romine 29.81, first; Skylar Graham 30.86, third; Addi Rohr, 32.44, fourth; Lily Vanda, 34.38, Avery Alexander 35.03; Ava Hutchinson, 36.63;

400M: Ava Hutchinson, 1:28.03, second;

800M: Ruby Burton, 2:49.09, second; Kimberly Krutsinger, 3:21.19, third;

1600M: Ruby Burton, 6:13.40, first; Kimberly Krutsinger, 7:17.26, second;

400M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 1:04.71 (Ava Hutchinson, Lily Vanda, Alyssa Richards, Avery Alexander)

800M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 2:02.97, first (Gracie Romine, Ruby Burton, Addi Rohr, Skylar Graham)

1600M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 5:03.12, first (Addi Rohr, Gracie Romine, Skylar Graham, Ruby Burton)


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