Girls finish first; boys take second

The track and field athletes of Versailles visited Linn on Thursday night in one of the first meets of the year and it was a night the Tigers could be pleased with.

The early returns in the hopes for a solid season boded well for the program as the girls finished first among 14 total schools while the boys captured second out of 15 teams respectively. The Versailles girls put up 126.5 team points and beat out second-place Fatima, which finished with 116. Meanwhile, the Versailles boys accumulated 100 points in the final standings, trailing only St. James with 124.

Listed below are the top eight finishers who earned points for the Tigers:

GIRLS’ TRACK RESULTS

-100-Meter Hurdles: Emma Geier (5th) 19.6 seconds

-300-Meter Hurdles: Allison Taylor (2nd) 55.12 seconds and Emma Geier (3rd) 56.55 seconds

-100-Meter Dash: Gracie Hamrick (1st) 13.89 seconds and Lauryn Shewmaker (4th) 14.38 seconds

-200-Meter Dash: Keely Gustafson (1st) 27.57 seconds

-400 Meter Dash: Keely Gustafson (3rd) 1:05.73 and Gracie Hamrick (6th) 1:08.52

-4x100 Relay: Zoie Kinder, Gracie Hamrick, Lauryn Shewmaker and Keely Gustafson (1st) 55.36 seconds

-4x200 Relay: Allison Taylor, Zoie Kinder, Allison Foley and Hailey Burnett (5th) 2:04.15

-4x400 Relay: Allison Taylor, Allison Foley, Zoie Kinder and Hailey Burnett (5th) 5:07.4

GIRLS’ FIELD RESULTS

-High Jump: Natalie Biermann (6th) 4 feet and 6 inches and Bri Hendrix (7th) 4-04

-Pole Vault: Hannah Whan (3rd) 7-00

-Long Jump: Lauryn Shewmaker: (4th) 13-08

-Triple Jump: Bri Hendrix (2nd) 30-00 3/4 and Zoie Kinder (8th) 27-04

-Discus: Lindsay Walls (1st) 94-01 and Carrie Hoffa (3rd) 92-00

-Javelin: Bri Hendrix (3rd) 80-02

-Shot Put: Carrie Hoffa (2nd) 32-03 1/2 and Lindsay Walls (7th) 27-04

BOYS’ TRACK RESULTS

-110-Meter Hurdles: Kendall Cann (7th) 19.54 seconds

-300-Meter Hurdles: Trent Hyman (6th) 49.26 seconds

-100-Meter Dash: Kooper Wilson (6th) 12.07 seconds and Taylor Dobbins (8th) 12.21 seconds

-200-Meter Dash: Coby Williams (5th) 24.38 seconds

-400-Meter Dash: Coby Williams (2nd) 54.04 seconds

-800-Meter Run: Kendall Reger (2nd) 2:07.67

-4x100 Relay: Kooper Wilson, Taylor Dobbins, Dallas Waller and Coby Williams (2nd) 47.69 seconds

-4x200 Relay: Max Coleman, Bentley Elliot, Michael Bell and Kendall Cann (6th) 1:50.37

-4x400 Relay: Michael Bell, Bentley Elliot, Max Coleman and Kendall Reger (7th) 4:03.67

-4x800 Relay: Gage Mayhew, Seth Newton, Weston Liebl and Cylan Burns (8th) 10:15.25

BOYS’ FIELD RESULTS

-High Jump: Michael Bell (6th) 5-04

-Long Jump: Kooper Wilson (2nd) 18-00 1/4 and Coby Williams (8th) 16-02 1/4

-Triple Jump: Kooper Wilson (1st) 38-05 and Michael Bell (7th) 34-08 1/2

-Discus: Jonathon Geier (2nd) 109-05 and Chase Hyman (3rd) 107-08

-Javelin: Jonathon Geier (6th) 104-10

-Shot Put: Jonathon Geier (1st) 42-06 3/4 and Chase Hyman (3rd) 38-03

The Versailles girls will return to action Thursday night at Glendale for the Girls’ Night Out meet at 3:30 p.m. Next week, both teams will compete at the Laker Relays in Camdenton on April 10.