Junior High Track Takes Off

Rylan Senior, JH Staff Writer

Jr. High Track had its first practice Friday, March 18th. The head coach is Val Tepe and the assistant coach is Mrs. Debbie Frederking. 

This year there are 6 8th graders, they are Caroline Tepe, Madyson Donoho, Rylan Senior, Michael Marler, Landen Shubert, and Zander Hasheider. 

The 7th graders are Jilien Harre, Kenley Hackstadt, Schae Juenger, Cadee Weidwelt, Lily Cragen, Aaliyah Waskom, Clay Maynard, Gabe Charles, Emil Galliano, Zayden Cepeda, and Kaden Buehler. 

The 6th graders are Maxwell Carr, Madeline Dulle, Tessa Frantz, Petra Galliano, Annabelle Herzig, Megan Priester, Hunter Smith, Taylor Statler, Hunter Gabrovic, Sophia Going, Emma Hokeness, and Kaylee Wolf.  

Their first meet was on April 2nd at Central High School. The girls got second, behind Aviston, and the boys got fourth, with Aviston winning, out of 5 teams. The 5 teams were All Saints Academy, Carlyle, Aviston, Albers, and Okawville. 

Their second meet was on April 5th at Nashville High School. The girls got second, behind Nashville, and the boys got third out of 4 teams. The 4 teams were Saint Ann’s, TSJ, Nashville Grade School, and Okawville.