Boys Place 4th, Girls 5th at Jackson Twilight Invitational – Track & Field
Boys: Louisville 70.50 (4th Out of 16)
Scoring points for the Leopards were….
Nathan Guiley 100m dash: 11.37 for 4th
Clayton Elder 200m dash: 22.86 for 2nd
Kael Mickley 400m dash: 51.37 for 2nd. (Lifetime Best)
Miklos Hendricks 800m ran: 2:05.44 for 5th
Bobby Ganser 1600m run: 4:39.15 for 3rd (Lifetime Best)
Logan Ison 3200m run: 10:00.08 for 1st
Clayton Elder 300m hurdles: 39.02 for 1st
Ethan Thomas, Clayton Elder, Kael Mickley, Nathan Guiley 400m relay: 45.3 for 6th
Clayton Elder, Kael Mickley, Austin Smith, Miklos Hendricks 1600m relay: 3:34.19 for 3rd
Bobby Ganser, Josh Schlogeger, Logan Ison, Miklos Hendricks 3200m relay: 8:22.28 for 3rd (Season Best)
Colby Adams, Hunter Foley, Robert Duncan, Steven Ulrich 6400m relay: 21:21.06 for 7th
Austin Smith High Jump: 5’9 for 6th
-Recap By Head Coach Frank Grimm
Girls: Louisville 59 (5th Out of 16)
The girls’ track team competed on Friday night at the Jackson Twilight meet at Jackson High School. The team had scored 59 points, highlighted by two individual wins and a winning relay. The 4 x 800 relay team of Kayla Gibson, Diana Pukys, Morgan Cole, and Cassidy Kiko won with a time 0f 9:33.98. Their winning time was a season best by 11 seconds, which gives them the number one time in the region. Kiko earned another victory in the 1600 meter run winning in a time of 5:21.26 nearly 19 seconds ahead of the competition. Makenna Jones then jumped her way to another Leopard victory leaping 5’3″, which is a personal record and just 2 inches off the school record.
Other scorers for the ladies were: Gibson in the 800, 2:22.26 earning her third place and an additional 6 points. Morgan Cole ran 11:25.06 placing her third as well in the 3200 meter run. The relay team of Diana Pukys, Leana Barnes, Cassidy Kiko, and Kayla Gibson teamed up to gain a 4th place finish in the 4 x 400. Their time was 4:14.94. The 4 x 1600 relay team of Caitlyn Gatta, Grace Collins, Emma Patterson and Summer Gronow placed fourth with a time of 23:47.60. This group’s performance was highlighted by Caitlyn’s leg where she ran a person record time of 5:34. Karli Miller placed 7th in the high jump clearing the bar at 4’9″. In the Long Jump Emma Springer continues to be steady leaping 15’9.5″, which placed her 4th in the event.
-Recap By Head Coach Jerry Fresenko
UP NEXT: The Leopards Varsity will next compete at the DI District Meet at North Canton beginning on Wednesday, May 15 and concluding on Friday, May 17 at Memorial Stadium. JV will be competing in the Woodridge Invitation on Wednesday, May 8 at 5:00 PM and will then travel to Mentor on Monday, May 14 at 4:00 PM.