The Olys did a Great Job at the Track & Field District Meet at West Albany.
The Boys Finished in 2nd Place due in large part to the GVC Male Field Athlete of the Year Austin Kleinman. Austin won both the Discus and the Shot Put. Also scoring well and qualifying for State were Kyle Rosenau in the Discus and Dylan Smith in the Shot Put.
Keaton Beckmann, Dustin Jackson, Colby Evenson and Jarod Smith ran to a 2nd place finish in the 4×400 Race and will be going to compete in the State meet as well. Lucas Schnell and Gabe Garcia will be going to state as well as Alternates on this team. Lucas placed 4th in the 300M Hurdles as well.
The Girls placed 5th behind strong showings in the Distance races.
Ginger Murnieks won both the 1500 and the 3000, Kaylee Mitchell ran a blistering time of 2:14 in the 800 M and won, Natalia Cedillo Rodriguez placed 4th in the 300M hurdles and Alexa Smith placed 3rd in the 400M.
Elise Abbott was 4th in the 1500M and 5th in the 3000M.
Megan Sims scored points for the team in the Discus placing 5th and the Javelin placing 6th.
Lily Eggert placed 6th in the Pole Vault.
Finally, in a big upset, the Girls 4×4 team of Elise Abbott, Ginger Murnieks, Kaylee Mitchell, and Alexa Smith placed 1st in the 4×4 and qualified for the State Meet.
Great Job Olys!!
A reminder that all Varsity Competitors need to bring their uniform and report to the stadium at 2:45 today.