Wabash, Lady Squires win TRC track championships

Runners take off from the starting blocks at the TRC track and field championships. 

By Josh Sigler

Wabash’s boys track team continued its winning ways, backing up a county championship by taking top honors in the Three Rivers Conference meet on Tuesday at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion.

The Apaches won with a team score of 104.5, followed by Maconaquah’s 86.5 and Peru’s 77.5. Southwood was fourth (76), Manchester was seventh (64) and Northfield was ninth with 23.

Wabash’s Zack Reed won the 800-meter run in 2:01.63, and was part of two victorious relay teams.

The Apache 4x400 team of Reed, Cody Henderson, Blake Wiser and Blakley Cole won in 3:33.36.

And, the Wabash foursome of Aaron Nickerson, Caleb Callhan, Koby Prater and Reed won the 4x800 relay in 8:41.54.
Braden Sweet of Southwood won the 1,600 run in 4:32.18, and the 3,200 run in 9:55.36.

Fellow Knight Jackson Simons won the 110 hurdles in :15.80

Manchester’s Isaiah Davis won the high jump, clearing 6-0.

Davis also won the long jump with a leap of 20-10 ¾.

And Southwood’s Jackson Miller rounded out the local winners in the shot put, with a heave of 36-11.

On the girls side, Manchester ran away with the title with 134.66 points, followed by Maconaquah (101.5) and Wabash (92.5).

Southwood was fifth with 65, followed by Northfield in sixth with 45.5.

Manchester’s Olivia Auler won the 100 dash in :13.21.

Wabash’s Jordan Stumbo took top honors in the 100 dash in :27.34.

Southwood’s Morgan Farr was a double winner in the 400 run in 1:02.88 and the 800 run in 2:35.65.

Northfield’s Alyssa McKillip was victorious in the 3,200 run in 11:46.69.

Manchester’s Katie Barker won the 100 hurdles in :16.92.

Nothfield’s Brittany Bussard was tops in the 300 hurdles in :50.51.

Manchester won the 4x100 relay and the 4x800 relay, but member names were not available.

Manchester’s Gabby Brewer won the long jump with a leap of 15-1 ¼.

And, Wabash’s Mariah Wyatt swept the shot put (35-11 ½) and the discus (101-9).

Posted on 2019 May 14