The Batesville varsity track and field team competed in the East Central Invitational against not only teams from around here, but Ohio and Kentucky on Friday night.
It was some great competition and a fun night despite the early wind and the cold temperatures after the sun went down, according to coach Lisa Gausman.
The girls finished fourth overall by 1 point to Seton. Scores were: New Albany-137, East Central-111, St. Ursula Academy-105, Batesville-61, Seton-60, Greensburg-52, Ryle-38, Franklin County-33, South Ripley-14 and Oldenburg Academy-12.
The girls and boys 4 x 800 teams opened up the night on the track with a victory. They finished in a personal best time and beating the field by almost 13 seconds at a 10:05.84…Members were Ava Hanson, Kaylie Raver, Megan Allgeier and Katie Olsen.
Invitational Runner ups for the night were:
Katie Bedel-pole vault
Both 4 x 400m relay teams of: Kaylie Raver, Ava Hanson, Carley Pride, Katie Olsen and Benjamin Moster, Eli Pierson, Vonley Hund and JJ Kuisel
3rd places went to:
Lily Pinckley-3200m run
Ella Moster-300m hurdles
5th place finishers went to:
Carley Pride and Vonley Hund-400m dash
4 x 100m relay teams of: Madelyn Pohlman, Ella Moster, Lizzy Nobbe, Elena Kuisel
6th places were:
Lily Pinckley-1600m run
Kaylie Raver-400m dash
Megan Allgeier-800m run