Track Takes the Trophies
By Alissa Allison
Wednesday, April 23, Seton’s Varsity track team had a meet at Winton Woods. Princeton, McAuley, Hamilton, Hughes, Purcell, Clark, Winton Woods, Indian Hill, Colerain, Withrow, Woodward, Taft, Lakota West, and Cincinnati Preparatory Academy were the competing teams. Seton placed first overall at the meet. To start off the meet the 4×800 meter relay placed second ran by Kaylie Brown, Alissa Allison, Molly Henderson, and Gabriel Hirlinger. Junior Kelsey Kurzhals had a strong third place finish in the 100 meter dash along with the 4×200 meter relay that consisted of, Journi Moore, Emilee Poehner, Kurzhals, and Sam Goodwin. In only the second race of Freshman Audrey Laiveling’s life, she ran an outstanding mile, placing second with a time of 5 minutes and 23 seconds. Junior Maria Torok placed second in the 400 meter dash. Sophomore Stefanie Autenrieb took second place in the open 800 meter race. The last race of the meet, the 4×400 meter relay, the team consisting of Jessica Hayhow, Laiveling, Henderson, and Torok came in second place. The field events brought in a lot of points with Junior Alyssa Ramstetter placing first in the discuss throw and second in the shot put. Sophomore Anna Schoster came in third place in the pole vault. Junior Gabrielle Kraemer came in second in the high jump. Henderson said “We all pulled together and won the meet as a team; we all had a part in it.” It was a great meet with the team scoring in almost every single event; it was an true team effort.
Thursday, April 24, Seton’s JV track team had the Rallies meet at the PAC. Seton was the champion of the meet scoring in almost every event. Junior Kelly Shields placed first in the long jump. Junior Kayla Krommer placed first in the shot put. Also placing first was sophomore Kallie Brown in the 100 meter dash and 200 meter dash. The 4×100 meter relay consisting of Crystal Gosney, Sammy Kingdom, Megan Nguyen, and Brown placed first. The 4×800 meter relay took second place made up of Maria Visconti, Mackenzie Dugan, Allie Holmes, and Sami Moore. In the mile, Moore placed a strong second. The 4×400 meter relay placed second right in front of Mercy. Again it was a full team effort with every point scored.