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ALAH Jr. High Girls Track on the Road for Second Meet of the Season

Morgan Casteel, eighth grade distance runner for the jr. high Knights girls track team runs to victory in the 1600 meter run at Shelbyville on Monday, March 27. Her time in the 1600 was 6:22.22 and her 800 meter time of 2:49.48 was also good for a first place finish. Morgan also ran the anchor leg for the Knights winning eighth grade 4 X 400 meter relay.

By SALLY McCARTHY
Staff Writer
The Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond Jr. High girls’ track and field teams traveled to Shelbyville on Monday, March 27 for a triangular meet with the host school and Central A & M.

Morgan Casteel was a double winner for the eighth grade squad taking first in the 800 meters and 1600 meters. Maleyna Vanausdoll won the 100 meters and Cassidy Rohacs the high jump for the other individual firsts for the eighth grade. Their 4 X

400 meter relay of Embrey Reardon, Reece Oye, Rohacs, and Casteel were also winners. The eighth grade team finished first in the team standings.

Gwendolyn Herring captured the lone title in the seventh grade by taking first in the 800 meter run. The seventh grade squad was third in the team standings.

7th Grade Girls Team and Individual Results vs. Shelbyville and Central A & M
March 27, 2023

Team results: 1. Shelbyville 73; 2. Central A & M 34; 3. Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 23;

Shot Put: Presley Johnson 16’ 11”, third;

Discus: Laila Sanchez 59’ 2”, second; Presley Johnson 50’ 6”, fourth;

High Jump: None

Long Jump: None

100 M Hurdles: None

100M: Laila Sanchez 16.19; Layla Beck 17.24; Khole Dowds 17.33;

200M: Norma Mendoza 32.28, second; Zoey Mendoza 35.13; Katharine Palma 35.84;

400M: Sophia Johnson 1:18.93, fifth;

800M: Gwendolyn Herring 3:09.42, first; Ella Oye 3:14.12, third;

1600M: Gwendolyn Herring 6”46.69, fourth; Ella Oye 7:23.19;

400M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 1:06.50, second (Layla Beck, Katharine Palma, Khloe Dowds, Laila Sanchez)

800M Relay: None

1600M Relay: None

8th Grade Girls Team and Individual Results vs. Shelbyville and Central A & M
March 27, 2023

Team results: 1. Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 46; 2. Shelbyville 36; 3. Central A & M 25

Shot Put: Ashby Coblentz 21’ 3”, third;

Discus: Ashby Coblentz 54’ 1”, second;

High Jump: Cassidy Rohacs, 3’ 6”, first;

Long Jump: Maleyna Vanausdoll 13’ 2”, second;

100 M Hurdles: Cassidy Rohacs 18.81, second;

100M: Maleyna Vanausdoll 12.26, first;

200M: Reece Oye 33.17, second;

400M: None;

800M: Morgan Casteel 2:49.48, first; Embrey Reardon, 3:09.25, third;

1600M: Morgan Casteel 6:22.22, first; Embrey Reardon, 6:40.46, second;

400M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 59.53, second (Cassidy Rohacs, Reece Oye, Riley Strode, Maleyna Vanausdoll)

800M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 2:13.71 (Norma Mendoza, Zoey Mendoza, Sophie Johnson, Embrey Reardon)

1600M Relay: Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond 5:18.07, first (Cassidy Rohacs, Reece Oye, Gwendolyn Herring, Morgan Casteel)

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