Pacers earn second place in Vevay Newspapers Invitational


The Switzerland County High School boys varsity track team finished second overall last Thursday night in the Vevay Newspapers Invitational Track Meet.

Rising Sun won the event with a team score of 141; followed by the Pacers with 118. Milan was third with 99; and Lawrenceburg was fourth with 37.

Finishing fifth overall was Jac-Cen-Del with 32; followed by Carroll County with 23; Southwestern with 12; and Madison Shawe participated but failed to score.


– Braden Burk won the 1,600-meter dash in a personal best time of 4:46. He also finished second in the 800-meter run, tying his personal best; and was second in the 3,200-meter run.

– Senior Quinn Meyer finished first overall in the long jump with a distance of 20′ 5 1/2″ – even though moments after his jump he found out that doctors had discovered a knee injury, preventing him from competing further.

– Alex Curran was first in the high jump with a height of 6’2″. He was also fifth in the long jump.

– Clint Swanson finished second in both the 100-meter dash and the 200-meter dash. He was also third in the high jump.

– T.J. White was third in the 400-meter dash in a personal record time; and was also third in the 3,200-meter run.

– Zack Rodgers was fourth in the 200-meter dash; fifth in the discus; and sixth in the 100-meter dash.

- Ben Curran was fifth in the 110-meter high hurdles in personal best time.

- Michael Douglas was fifth in the 400-meter dash.

– Kevin Adams was sixth in the shot put with a personal record distance.

- Sean Oatman was sixth in the 1,600-meter run and also sixth in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles.

– The 400-meter relay team of Clint Swanson, Kevin Adams, Tyler Maxey, and Zack Rodgers was second overall in a season-best time.

– The 3,200-meter relay team of Braden Burk, Michael Douglas, Logan Pike, and T.J. White was second in season-best time.

- The 1,600-meter relay team of Logan Pike, Michael Douglas, Sean Oatman, and T.J. White was third overall.