Middle School girls track team wins conference championship


The Switzerland County Middle School girls track team completed an impressive season on Monday night by winning the ORVC championship.

The Lady Pacers recorded a team score of 83 to earn the championship; followed by Rising Sun with 66 points; Milan with 60; Jac-Cen-Del with 50; Southwestern with 46; South Ripley with 37; and Madison Shawe with 26.

Megan Dasis was a double conference champion, winning the long jump with a distance of 14’6″; and the 100-meter dash with a time of :13.79.

Eve Galbreath won the 100-meter hurdles in a time of :17.19; and Jade Mullins recorded a personal best time of 2:43.67 to win the 800-meter run.

Earning second place points was Eve Galbreath in the shot put; Courtney Pedraza in the 100-meter dash; Melissa Furnish in the 1,600-meter run; and Megan Dasis in the 200-meter dash.

Eve Galbreath was fourth in the 400-meter dash; the 1,600-meter relay team of Courtney Pedraza, Bre Braun, Stephanie Smith, and Jade Mullins was fourth; Jade Mullins was fifth in the high jump; and Audrey Kinne was sixth in the long jump.

Ashley Chase is the team’s coach.