Tiger Track and Field Place Second at GRC Heavy Metal Throwdown
The Tigers ran at the GRC Heavy Metal Throwdown Invitational on Saturday and placed second with 107.5 points, losing to Tate Creek by 5 points. The Tigers performed well in all aspects. The Tiger distance team was led by junior Ryan Guenthner who won the 1600 meter run and sophomores Eric Portaro and Joey Schrepferman who placed first and second respectivly in the 3200 meter run.
The sprinters also performed at a high level. Junior James Byant placed sixth in the 400 meter run and senior John Hinkbein placed sixth in the 200 meter run. In the 110 hurdles junior Jonny Dumoulin placd fourth. In the 300 meter hurdles junior Owen Johnson placed third, senior Dallas Ford placed fifth, and Dumoulin placed sixth.
Other events included strong performances from junior Max Masterson who placed second in the long jump, Bryant who placed fourth in the triple jump, and junior Barry Banta who placed fifth in the high jump. The Tiger also won the untraditional throwers 4×100 meter relay.
Next Meet: Friday, April 8 Taco Bell Invitational in Colombia, SC