Leesa Anderson Invitational Track Meet

By: Parker Grant

On Wednesday, April 25th the Blue Devils hosted a home track meet at Brevard College, in honor of Leesa Anderson who passed away at a very young age. Lots of the Brevard runners placed first in several events blowing away all of the competition.

In The Girls 400 meter dash, Sophomore Tristen Berry placed first by running a 1:05. Senior, Dominique Karesh placed second running a 1:06. In the Girls 800 Junior, Celia Richmond finished first place running a time of 2:31. Sophomore Madeline Dierauf placed second running a 2:33. In the Girls Mile Junior Alyssa Lefler also placed first place running a time of 5:50. In the Girls 2 mile Sophomore, Madeline Dierauf got first place with a finishing time of 13:26, beating her teammate Alyssa lefler by milliseconds. In the Girls 100 Meter hurdles, junior Willow Micheal placed first running it in 18 seconds flat. In the Girls 300 Meter Hurdles Freshman, Anderson McKibbon also finsihed first running a 51:51. In Girls Shot Put sophomore, Isabell Musser also placed first throwing a 33-06. In the Girls Discus Throw Sophomore, Isabell Musser palced first again by throwing 81-05, while Sophomore Lila Newman threw second throwing 70-08.

In the Men’s 100 Meter Dash sophomore, Anjel Whitesides got first place running it in 11.69 seconds. Junior, Lucas Brooks got second running a time of 11.81. In the Men’s 800 Meter Dash Junior, Noah Schoenacher ran a time of 2:03 placing first. In the Men’s 2 mile Sophomore, Parker Grant placed first running a time of 11:52 while Freshman, Isaiah Lefler placed second running a time of 11:54. In the Men’s Shot Put Sophomore, John Pickford placed second threw a 39-02. In the Men’s Mile Sophomore, Dylan Sasser palced second running a time of 5:10. The men’s 4×400 Meter Relay Team placed second with a time of 3:43, with runners: Junior Will Coye, Junior Noah Schoenacher, Junior Jasper Goddard, and Freshman Graham Green.

The Blue Devils had a great track meet and will be on the road heading over to North Henderson on Friday, April 27th with the meet starting at 4:30 PM. After that, the runners will be heading over to East Henderson for the Conference meet on Tuesday, May 1st.


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