Marion County Championships Recap



Kicking off Tuesday's action, the Lady Braves of Brebeuf Jesuit set a new meet record in the 4x800 with a time of 9:21.76. They broke a 17 year record of 9:31.27 set back in 2001. Followed closely behind her teammates, Semira Killebrew reclaimed her IN #1 spot in the 100 with a stellar finish of 11.8 seconds. She was about half a second off the meet record set by Maicel Malone, who went on to be an Olympic gold medalist. Another Brave pulled out a meet record and major state lead time in the 100 Hurdles with a time of 14.17 Nakita Turner-Lee broke the record that only got to stand for one year of 14.27.

Probably one of the most comfortable distance runners this year, Elizabeth Stanhope easily won the 800 and 1600. She won the 800 in 2:13.47, breaking the 2010 meet record set by Abby Farley of 2:13.83. She led the 1600 from start to finish and continued to push the distance between her and second place for a time of 5:06.82. This is Stanhope's first season running for Pike, as she is a homeschooled student primarily and now takes a class at Pike, so she is eligible to compete for the Red Devils.

Back in those sprint events, Mikeisha Covington snagged the win in the 200 with a 24.97. She also finished in 2nd in the 400 to Iyanla Hunter of Perry Meridian who finished in 56.22 after accelerating in the last few meters.

De'Aira Robertson managed to score 18 points for Lawrence Central, winning the 300 Hurdles in 44.84, almost a second ahead of North Central's Robinson. She also took 2nd in the 100 Hurdles in 14.58.

Akinrinsola of Ben Davis, got a giant throw in the shot put with a distance of 45' 9" to easily win it.

Rendell of Lawrence North tossed 132' 7" in the discus to grab the win there.

Prommyse Hoosier of Warren Central, played a big factor in the team title race, grabbing 10 points in the long jump with a jump of 18' 5".

 

The warriors of Warren Central took home the team trophy with 103 points. Brebeuf got 2nd with only one girl in the field events (long jump), scoring 85.5 pts.

 

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