Practice is officially over for Elsberry Track and Field teams
After kicking off the season with practice meets at Montgomery County and Orchard Farm, the Elsberry Track and Field teams headed to Bowling Green on April 8 to test their respective metal against 10 other local teams.
For Elsberry, this was the first meet of the season where scores actually counted and it was a welcome opportunity for students to post impressive numbers at a time when they would really be noticed.
On the varsity men’s side of the action, Donovan Guccione came in at fifth place in the 200-meter event with a time of 24.91.
Alex Simpson posted a time of 27.84 in that same event.
In the 400-meter event, Ethan Miller finished in fifth place with a time of 53.71.
Additionally, Jack Weakly placed 11th in the 1600-meter event with a time of 5:59.00.
Simpson then returned to compete in the 110m hurdles where he finished in ninth place with a time of 21.90.
In the discus competition, Nick Daly placed 16th with a throw of 62-06.
Guccione then placed fourth in the high jump with a leap of 5-02-00.
Miller and Daly both competed in the long jump event.
Miller placed fourth with a jump of 17-09.00 and Daly 13th with a distance of 11-05.00.
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