Batesville at EC Indoor Track Meet

March 10, 2014

Saturday opened up the beginning of the 2014 track season with the annual EIAC Indoor Track Meet hosted by East Central. All conference teams were present except Rushville.   This is not a team scored meet, but individual awards are given.

Batesville brought home four first place finishes. Two were by Ginny Westerfeld in the 55 meter dash and the 200 meter dash. Ginny also set new meet records in both of these events. She broke her own record in the 55m dash of 7.83 with a time of 7.56 and in the 200m dash she broke the old time from 2008 of 28.40 with her time of 28.26. Way to go Ginny! Other first place finishes go to Peter Heil in the 400m dash with a time of 57.46 and Mary Poltrack in the 1600m run at 6:11.45.

Several Bulldogs turned in runner up performances and they went to:
Kelsey Gausman-800m run (2:45.62)
Grace Yeaton-1600m run (6:12.15)
Peter Heil-55m dash (7.03)
Tom Chaffee-high jump (6’0″)…this was also a new personal record for Tom…way to go Tom!
4 x 800 team of Grace Yeaton, Mary Poltrack, Sarah Poltrack and Kelsey Gausman (11:18.27)
Sprint Medley team of Madeleine Robben, Alison Muckerheide, Beth Werner and Ginny Westerfeld (2:03.45)

3rd place finishes were:
Cassie Reverman-shot put
Clayton McKinley-high jump
4 x 400 team of Garrett Yorn, Caleb Moster, Trevor Gartenman and Peter Heil
4 x 800 team of Garrett Yorn, Connor Bell, Chris Riffle and Caleb Moster
Sprint Medely team of Jacob Koehne, Cody Reer, Tom Chaffee and Peter Heil

4th places goes to:
Michaela Westerfeld-400m dash
Mary Poltrack-1600m run
Jessica Wagers-pole vault
Samantha Heidlage-shot put
Zach Mears-200m dash
4 x 800 team of Sarah Canady, Lauren Eckstein, Taylor Meyers and Maria Wessel

5th place:
Michaela Westerfeld-55m dash
Alex Wirth-pole vault
Jacob Koehne-200m dash
Connor Bell-800m run

The only 6th place was the Sprint Medley team of Zach Mears, Caleb Pierson, Alex Jorgensen and Trevor Gartenman

7th place finishers were:
Beth Werner-200m dash
Sarah Canady-800m run
Maria Wessel-1600m run
Caleb Moster-1600m run
Kevin Bedel-high jump
Graham Hunter-shot put
Sprint Medely team of Clare Bruns, Libby Stenger, Lupe Blanco, Jodi Johnson

Finishing out the awards at 8th place were:
Lauren Eckstein-1600m run
Jacob Koehne-55m dash
Kevin Bedel-long jump
Clayton McKinley-shot put

Submitted by Batesville Coach Lisa Gausman.

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