Tiger Track and Field places 9th at Eastern Relays

Eli George and Ben Kleine-Kracht had a nice weekend.  | Photo by Jana Bollinger

Eli George (17) and Ben Kleine-Kracht (16) had a nice weekend. | Photo by Jana Bollinger

The Tiger Track and Field team participated in Eastern Relays over at the UofL Cardinal Park Soccer and Track Stadium this past weekend. The Tigers competed with some of the best in the Midwest and Southeast, and they walked away with a ninth place finish and first out of Kentucky schools.

Team Scores
1) Mason – 87.50
2) Floyd Central – 56
T3) Christian Brothers College – 41
T3) Brentwood Academy – 41
5) Belleville West – 40
6) Houston – 37
7) Jeffersonville – 29
8) Gallatin – 28
9) St. Xavier – 27
10) Lexington Catholic – 26

The Tigers opened up the scoring weekend Saturday morning during the 4 x 800 meter relays. The Tiger 4 x 800 meter relay team of Matthew Thomas, Ben Kleine-Kracht, Eli George and Tyler Just pulled away from the field and won with a time of 8:03.87.

In the Shot Put and Discus Throw, Jake Glass racked up the points, as he won the Shot Put and finished 7th in the Discus Throw. Glass had a personal record throw in the Shot Put, as he threw for a 56-06.50 while gaining ten points for the team. In a loaded field, Glass threw a 135-04 in the Discus throw and gave the team two more points.

In a great field of 800 meter runners, George finished 8th with a 1:59.33. He raised the team’s point total to 23 points with his performance. In the Long Jump, Max Masterson also placed 8th with a jump of 20-01.00. He also gave the team one point which gave St. X 24 points after his event.

To end the day, the 4 x 400 meter relay team of Patrick Ritter, Thomas, George and Kleine-Kracht placed 6th with a time of 3:35.87. Their 3 points brought the team to its final total at 27 points.

Other results by Tigers
110 meter hurdles – Dallas Ford (26th – 17.45)
300 meter hurdles – Jack Raque (12th – 42.57) and Owen Johnson (23rd – 43.40)
1 Mile run – Matthew Thomas (10th – 4:19.69), Andrew Garvey (21st – 4:27.22) and Cole Bollinger (44th – 4:35.89)
4 x 100 meter relay – Max Masterson, Ricky Garr, Ben Ruiz and Brock Mayer – (11th – 45.52)
4 x 200 meter relay – Max Masterson, Ben Ruiz, Owen Johnson and Patrick Ritter (14th – 1:35.32)
800 meter run – Ben Kleine-Kracht (16th – 2:01.92) and Tyler Just (25th – 2:04.97)
200 meter dash – Ben Ruiz (33rd – 24.10)
3200 meter run – Andrew Garvey (18th – 9:28.03) and Henry Geisler (77th – 10:02.02)
Triple Jump – Mike Ervin (23rd – 37-07.00)
Shot Put – Evin James  (17th – 44-01.00)
Open 100 – John Hinkebein (8th – 12.11), Sam Mishloney (16th – 12.26) and Joe Butler (33rd – 12.81)
Open 1600 – Patrick Schaefer (4th – 4:38.96), Clint Sherman (15th – 4:49.41) and Clay Meiers (20th – 4:52.31)
Open 3200 – Joey Schrepferman (4th – 10:26.50) and Andrew Edwards (16th – 10:53.10)
Open Shot Put – Michael Richards (29th – 40-08.00)
Open Discus – Evin James (31st – 111-07)

Watch the Tigers’ races here.

NEXT RACE
Male Invitational – Male High School – Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

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Posted on April 26, 2015, in Tiger Track and Field and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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