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Louisburg Invitational

by Brooke Daugherty

On Thursday, April 19, the Midway boys track team traveled to Louisburg to attend their track meet. As a team they got fourth overall. Josh Yahnig got second in javelin with a throw of 163 feet 7 inches and first in discuss with a throw of 133 feet 5 inches. Dawson Driggs got second in triple jump with a jump of 38 feet 3 inches, second long jump with a jump of 18 feet 9 ½ inches and third in high jump with a jump of 5 feet 8 inches. Ike Riggs got second in shot put with a throw of 39 feet 9 inches. In pole vault Landon Meerkatz got second with a vault of 11 feet 6 inches and Chandler Stephens got fourth with a vault of 11 feet 6 inches. The 4x100 team Dawson Driggs, Ike Riggs, Josh Yahnig, and Cole Young got third with a time of 50.25 seconds. The 4x400 team Ike Riggs, Colton Dean, Cole Young, and Chandler Stephens got fifth with a time of 4 minutes 9.95 seconds. The 4x800 team Devin Webb, Kolton McCuiston, Chad Zumwalt, and Ethan Power got fourth with a time of 11 minutes 13.52 seconds. Chandler Stephens got third in the 1600 meter run with a time of 5 minutes 21.82 seconds.

by Ciara Battin

The Midway girls’ track team traveled to Louisburg on April 19th. Makenna Irvin placed 2nd in Javelin with a throw of 111’ 4”. Bailey Dean had a throw of 99’ 8”, placing 5th. In triple jump, Makenna placed 7th with a jump of 29’ 5 ½”. Bailey earned 7th place in shot put with a throw of 30’ 4 ½”. In pole vault, Jimmy Kalinka placed 2nd with a vault of 8’. Makenna placed 3rd with 7’ 6”. In long jump, Ciara Battin placed 7th with a jump of 13’ 5”. Kennedie Greer placed 5th in high jump, jumping 4’ 6”. In the 100 meter dash, Brooke Daugherty placed 7th with a time of 14.08. In the 200 meter dash, Brooke placed 5th with 28.68. Ciara Battin placed 5th in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:08.17. Tori Mincks placed 4th in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 19.46. Brooke placed 5th with a time of 19.47. Tori earned 4th place in the 300 meter hurdles with 56.88. The 4x100 meter relay (Jimmy, Ciara Battin, Kennedie, and Brooke) placed 4th with a time of 55.7.