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Rebels fall just short of Henryville

Rebels fall just short of Henryville
Rebels fall just short of Henryville
South CentralÂ’s Chris OÂ’Connor clears 6-4 in the Southern Athletic Conference competition last Tuesday. OÂ’Connor went on to win the event. Photo by Brian Smith (click for larger version)

Despite taking each of the three relay events, the South Central boys’ track and field team didn’t have enough firepower to take down Henryville at the Southern Athletic Conference meet last week at Borden.
Henryville closed the meet with 129 points, followed by the second-place Rebels with 112 points. Lanesville finished fourth.
In the relay events, South Central opened with a victory in the 4×800 race. Cody Roby, Chris O’Connor, Tyler Hutchinson and Aaron Schweitzberger combined to run the 3,200 meters in 8:58.18. Lanesville’s team of Travis Kaake, Vince Cecil, Joe Kissel and Brandon Price placed second with a time of 9:03.17.
The South Central 400-relay team of Josh Kendall, Nick Bennett, Chris Pearson and Collin Kendall recorded a time of 48.06 seconds to take the event. Lanesville was third in the race (49.29 seconds) with Bryant Conder, Joseph Tyree, Cody Coke and Alec Turner competing.
The foursome combination of Roby, O’Connor, Hutchinson and Bennett also won the 1,600 relay with a time of 3:38.92. Lanesville (Conder, Coke, Turner and Price) was the second-place team with a time of 3:43.41.
South Central also added two individual victories. O’Connor finished first in the high jump, clearing 6-foot-4. Teammate Kyle Pease finished second in the event, leaping over 6 feet.
Rebel thrower Logan Carter scored a win in the shot put. The freshman launched his best attempt at 39-1 for the top honor. Carter also was third in the discus (115 feet, 8-1/2 inches). Lanesville’s Brandon Mullens finished fourth in the shot put (35-2) and fifth in the discus (107-2-1/2).
Lanesville picked up an individual win in the 3,200 when Cecil won the event by two seconds. He ran the two miles in 11:01.67. Teammate Isaac Blackman was third (11:10.52), and South Central’s Pease was fifth (11:23.37).
In the long jump, Lanes-ville’s Turner finished second with a jump of 9-5-1/4. South Central’s Flannery was fourth, and Collin Kendall was fifth.
Sprints were swept by Henryville’s Ricky Boyd, taking the 100, 200 and 400. In the 100, Coke finished third (12.30 seconds), and Collin Kendall was fifth (12.45 seconds).
South Central’s Roby was third in the 200 (24.87 seconds), while Lanesville’s Turner was fifth (25.38 seconds) and Conder was sixth (25.57 seconds). Roby bounced back to take second in the 400 with a time of 53.97 seconds. Coke was fourth for Lanesville, running it in 56.39 seconds.
In the 800, O’Connor finished second with a time of 2:07.26. Lanesville’s Brandon Price was the second-place finisher in the 1,600, running it in 4:57.3.
South Central’s Tyler Hutchinson took second place in the 300 hurdles (43.94 seconds) and fourth in the 110 hurdles (19.38). Rebel teammate Schweitzberger was fifth in both events.
Girls’ SAC
Henryville won the team title, scoring 128.5 points, ahead of second-place finisher New Washington (117 points). South Central placed fifth with 52 points, and Lanesville was sixth with 40.
The Lady Rebels were paced by Rachel Pease, who won three races. In the 1,600-meter run, the junior finished the race in 6:00.78 for the top honor. She won by better than three seconds in the 800-meter run, completing the two laps in 2:40.23. Pease closed out her 30-point performance by cruising to a 3,200 win, posting a time of 12:45.18, a full minute ahead of the field.
Abby Day notched a first-place finish in the discus throw. Her best attempt landed at 104-7. Day took a second-place finish in the shot put (33-9-3/4).
Also scoring for South Central was Lisa Bond, who placed fourth in the 400 with a time of 1:06.75.
Lanesville distance runners Rachel Butler and Miranda Kaake put in solid efforts for the Lady Eagles. The duo finished second and third in the 1,600 and 3,200 races, respectively. Butler ran the 1,600 in 6:07.89 and the 3,200 in 13:46.43. Kaake finished the mile in 6:09.83 and two miles in 13:48.94.
Also scoring for Lanes-ville in running events was Caryn Eisert. She ran the 100 in 14.51 seconds, good for fifth place. Lanesville’s 400-relay team of Olivia Bays, Megan Salisbury, Drue Stewart and Eisert placed fourth with a time of 1:03.1.
In field events, Lanes-ville’s Sara Hausz took third place in the discus throw (98-5).
Boys’ team results ‘ 1. Henryville 129, 2. South Central 112, 3. Crothersville 96, 4. Lanesville 74, 5. Borden 64, 6. New Washington 15.
Boys’ individual results ‘ 100 ‘ Boyd (H) 11.74; 200 ‘ Boyd (H) 24.17; 400 ‘ Boyd (H) 52.54; 800 ‘ Williams (B) 2:05.75; 1,600 ‘ Williams (B) 4:51.84; 3,200 ‘ Cecil (L) 11:01.67; 400 relay ‘ South Central 48.06; 1,600 relay ‘ South Central 3:38.92; 3,200 relay ‘ South Central 8:58.18; 110 hurdles ‘ Royalty (C) 17.28; 300 hurdles ‘ Royalty (C) 43.3; Shot put ‘ Carter (SC) 39-1; Discus ‘ Akeman (C) 120-11.5; High jump ‘ O’Connor 6-4; Long jump ‘ Burgin (H) 20-8; Pole vault ‘ Burgin (H) 11-0.
Girls’ team results ‘ 1. Henryville 128.5, 2. New Washington 117, 3. Crothersville 69.5, 4. Borden 68, 5. South Central 52, 6. Lanesville 40.
Girls’ individual results ‘ 100 ‘ Harrod (NW) 13.5; 200 ‘ Sarver (NW) 27.51; 400 ‘ Harrell (H) 1:02.51; 800 ‘ Pease (SC) 2:40.23; 1,600 ‘ Pease (SC) 6:00.78; 3,200 ‘ Pease (SC) 12:45.18; 400 relay ‘ New Washington 53.73; 1,600 relay ‘ Henryville 4:32.06; 3,200 relay ‘ Henryville 11:36.67; 100 hurdles ‘ Krohn (NW) 17.17; 300 hurdles ‘ Krohn (NW) 50.28; Shot put ‘ Hunt (B) 35-4; Discus ‘ Day (SC) 104-7; High jump ‘ Killey (C) 5-4.5; Long jump ‘ Krohn (NW) 15-11.25; Pole vault ‘ Taylor 8-3.