5/23/2013 3:00:00 PM Lady Pacers advance to Regional in track
The Switzerland County Lady Pacer track team participated in the Jeffersonville Sectional last Tuesday night, and several members of the Switzerland County squad earned the right to advance and participate in the Regional.
Advancing individually for the Lady Pacers was Bre Ricketts, who finished fourth overall in the 100-meter hurdles; Robin Furnish, who finished fourth overall in the 1,600-meter run; and Paige Ridener, who finished fourth overall in the 3,200-meter run.
Also advancing was the second place 400-meter relay team of Megan Dasis, Paige Sawyer, Bre Ricketts, and Emily Evans; the third place 3,200-meter relay team of Robin Furnish, Paige Ridener, Emily White, and Jade Mullins; and the fourth place 1,600-meter relay team of Megan Dasis, Paige Sawyer, Emily White, and Jade Mullins.
Eve Galbreath will be going to the Regional as an alternate in the 400-meter relay; and Olivia Hewitt will be going to the Regional as an alternate in the 3,200-meter relay.
Other participants for the Lady Pacers in the track Sectional included:
- Olivia Hewitt tied for third overall in the high jump with a height of 4' 10", but finished fifth overall after figuring in jumps and misses.
- Emily White finished sixth overall in the 800-meter run; and was a part of both the 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter relay teams.
- Jade Mullins finished seventh overall in the 800-meter run; and was a part of both the 1,600-meter and 3,200-meter relay teams.
- Paige Ridener also finished eighth overall in the 1,600-meter run, along with her 3,200-meter run performance and being a part of the 3,200-meter relay team.
- Eve Galbreath finished fifth overall in the 100-meter hurdles; and was sixth overall in the shot put.
- Bre Ricketts also finished sixth overall in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles; to cap off her outstanding night with the 100-meter hurdles and the 400-meter relay.
- Susie Reyes was ninth overall in the shot put and 11th overall in the discus.
- Taylor Topie finished 14th overall in the 400-meter dash.