Clint Swanson MVP, Pacers 2nd in meet

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Switzerland County sophomore Clint Swanson earned Most Valuable Participant honors at last Thursday’s Vevay Newspapers Invitational Track Meet, and his efforts helped propel the Pacer boys varsity track team to a second place overall finish.

Rising Sun won the meet with a score of 131, followed by the Pacers with 120 and Lawrenceburg with 103. Milan had 52; Jac-Cen-Del finished with 25; Madison Shawe had 22; and Southwestern finished with 7.

Clint Swanson earned two individuals titles, winning the 100-meter dash in a time of :11.39; and the 200-meter dash in a personal best time of :23.31. He finished second overall in the high jump; and he also was a part of the second place 400-meter relay team along with Tyler Maxey, Jesse Bailey, and Zack Rodgers.

Alex Curran also earned first place honors, winning the high jump with a height of 5’8″.

Second places were earned by Quinn Meyer in the long jump; Bradley Cox in the shot put; Alex Galbreath in the discus; and the 3,200-meter relay team of T.J. White, Logan Pike, Alex Galbreath, and Mikhail Cole.

Finishing third was Anthony Dasis in the 110-meter high hurdles and the 300-meter intermediate hurdles.

Fourth place points were earned by Braden Burk in the 800-meter run; Quinn Meyer in the 1,600-meter run; Dakota Taylor in the 110-meter high hurdles; T.J. White in the 3,200-meter run; Alex Curran in the long jump; and the 1,600-meter relay team of Logan Pike, Tyler Maxey, Anthony Dasis, and Zach O’Neal.

Finishing fifth was Alex Galbreath in the 800-meter run and Braden Burk in the 1,600-meter run; while sixth places were earned by Zach O’Neal in the 400-meter dash; Dakota Taylor in the 3,200-meter run and the 300-meter intermediate hurdles; and Zack Rodgers in the discus.

Sean McGarvey is the team’s coach.