Rushville Republican

April 22, 2014

Lions set 32 personal or season best in win at New Palestine

By Aaron Kirchoff Rushville Republican
Rushville Republican

---- — NEW PALESTINE – The Lion track team continued its winning ways with an 83-49 victory over the New Palestine Dragons.

Rushville set an outstanding 32 personal or season bests in the meet.

The Lions took first place honors in 10 events.

Zach Turner won both the 110 hurdles and the 300 hurdles.

Zach Keim won the 100, the pole vault and the long jump. Keim teamed with Turner, Keith Yager and Sam Beavers to win the 400 meter relay.

Evan Dyer won both the 1600 meter and 3200 meter events.

The 1600 meter relay team of Turner, Beavers, Josh Hodges and Austin Dwenger also placed first.

RESULTS

Rushville 83, New Palestine 49

110 hurdles - 1. Zach Turner :15.60 PB, 2.Ike Sheehan :18.09 PB; 100 - 1.Zach Keim 11.34 PB, 2.Sam Beavers 11.56; 1600 - 1. Evan Dyer 4:57 PB, 2. Dalton Miller 5:02 PB, 3. Kenny Nigh 5:03 PB; 4x100 - 1.Zach Keim, Zach Turner, Keith Yager, Sam Beavers :45.06 Season Best; 400 - 2. Ezra Griffith :54.13 PB, 3. Josh Hodge :55.19; 300 hurdles - 1. Zach Turner :41.32 PB, 2. Jeremy Hallgarth :43.54 PB, 3. Ike Sheehan :46.14 PB; 800 - 2.Patrick Duffy 2:13; 200 - 2. Sam Beavers :23.41 PB, 3. Ezra Griffith :23.72 PB; 3200 - 1. Evan Dyer 10:43 PB, 2. Kenny Nigh 11:15 PB, 3.Bryce Conrad 11:24 PB; 4x400 – 1. Zach Turner, Sam Beavers, Josh Hodge, Austin Dwenger 3:38 Season Best; Discus - 3. Nick Hutchinson 116-5 PB; High Jump - 1. Jeremy Hallgarth 6-0 PB; Long Jump - 1. Zach Keim 20-1 PB; Pole Vault - 1. Zach Keim 13-0 PB, 2. Ezra Griffith 10-0.

Other Personal Bests

800 - John Ripberger 2:33; 100 - Dale Clifton 11.70, Keith Yager 11.88; 200 - Keith Yager :24.15, Jeremy Ordas :24.93; Discus - JT Ephlin 82-4.5; Shot Put - Hunter Barnett 32-8.5, JT Ephlin 37-1; Long Jump - John Seals 16-2, Isaiah Burnett 14-11.75.

Contact: Aaron Kirchoff at 765-932-2222, ext. 114