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Cubs' Sherbahn Tri-MVP at Seymour Invitational
Courier Sports Staff
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 11:00 AM
Madison's boys track and field team competed in the Seymour Invitational Tuesday with senior Wayne Sherbahn named Tri-MVP of the meet.
Sherbahn won the 100 dash in 11 seconds and was second in the 200 dash in 23.3 seconds. He also had a fourth place finish in the 400 relay.
"(Sherbahn) has worked so hard this year," Madison coach Scott Holcroft said. "There have not been many MVP's from our school in this meet."
Jordan Partee won the long jump at 21 feet, 9 inches and was third in the high jump at 5 feet, 10 inches. Nick Palmer was third in the pole vault at 12-feet-even.
Madison finished fifth with 57 points. Columbus East won the meet with 123 points.
"This is always a very interesting meet for us," Holcroft said. "For a lot of our younger guys this was their first big meet and they had nine personal bests on the night. They found out what it is like to run against some great competition."
Madison visits Jennings County on Friday for the Big Blue Relays.
Pacers win 10 events
Switzerland County's boys track and field team won 10 events and scored 79 points Tuesday to win a three-team meet at South Dearborn High School in Aurora.
The Pacers outpointed runner-up South Dearborn with 43 points and Lawrenceburg scored 27.
"We had several good performances tonight," Switzerland County track coach Sean McGarvey said. "We just wanted to come out and have a good night that would get us ready for our invitational tomorrow. We continue to improve and we are using these smaller meets to figure things out that will help us down the road."
Clint Swanson and Ben Curren scored three individual wins and ran in the winning 400 meter relay. Swanson's wins came in the 100 dash in 11.0, 200 dash in 23.0 and long jump at 19-0.5 while Curran won the 110 hurdles in 17.4, 300 hurdles in 45.4 and high jump at 5-6. Swanson and Curran led off Switzerland's 4 x 100 relay win with Chase Richards up third and Zack Rodgers running the anchor for a time of 47.4.
Other wins for the Pacers included: T.J. White, 400 dash, 55.7; Alex Curran, discus, 111-08; and White, Braden Burk, Talen Taylor and Dakota Taylor, 3200 relay, 9:53.
Other top finishers for the Pacers were: Bralen Harsin, second, 800 run, 2:24; Dakota Taylor, second, 110 hurdles, 18.8; Burk and Alex Curran, tied-second, long jump, 17-1; Rodgers, second, discus, 104-0; Alex Curran, second, shot put, 41-10.5; Richards, Burk, White, and Dakota Taylor, second, 1600 relay, 3:59; Justus Powell, third, 400 dash, 1:02; and Bradley Cox, third, shot put, 38-8.5.
Switzerland County hosts the Switzerland County Invitational today.
Lady Cubs run at Col. East
Madison's girls track and field team scored four wins and posted 21 personal bests while running second to Columbus East on Tuesday night in Columbus.
"Our girls continue to show improvements as we want them to during this time of the season." Madison head coach Mark Seib said. "We are fine-tuning some things over the next few weeks to give us the best chance of finishing the season on a positive note."
Notable Madison performances for the meet were: Emily Holland, first, high jump, 5-1; Tealsee Harris, first, pole vault, 8-0; Ashlee Allen, first, 400 dash, 1:03 (personal best); Gabby Nay, first, 1600 run, 5:58; and Macky Hecox, second, discus, 113-2 (personal best).
The Madison girls will be back in action Friday in the Big Blue Relays at Jennings County.
Lady Rebels run second
Southwestern's boys and girls track and field teams competed in a four-way meet at Henryville on Tuesday.
Southwestern's girls were the meet runner-up with 75 points. Henryville won the meet with 98 while Rock Creek was third with 13 and Shawe was fourth with 11 points.
First place finishers for the Lady Rebels included: Nadia Moore, high jump, 4-6; Savannah Hubbard, long jump, 15-2.5, 100 hurdles, 16.95 and 300 hurdles, 53.07; Bethani Kleopfer, shot put, 36-4; Morgan Mahoney, 100 dash, 13.05 and 400 dash, 1:02.20; and Savannah Rueda, 800 run, 2:41.69.
Other top finishers were: Rueda, second, long jump, 14-8.5 and second, 100 hurdles, 18.75; and Rachel Taylor, 1600 run, 6:39.
Southwestern's boys finished third with 52 points. Shawe won the meet with 64, Henryville was second with 61 and Rock Creek scored 16 points.
Southwestern had two first place finishes in the meet. Ryan Furnish, Kotaro Imai, Jacob Schafer and Nathan Taylor won the 3200 relay in 10:05 and Travis Higham won the 100 dash in 11.55.
Other top finishers for the Rebels included: Furnish, second, 1600 run, 5:29 and second, 800 run, 2:27.23; Austin Spray, second, 400 dash, 58.56; Imai, second, 3200 run, 11:53.85; Stuart Bramer, second, shot put, 36-8; Higham, third, long jump, 17-9; Jacob Grayson, third, shot put, 36-5; Austin Mikesell, third, discus, 98-8; Michael Hedges, third, 1600 run, 5:32; and Higham, Spray, Bramer, and Branden Arney, third, 400 relay, 49.64.
Southwestern will be in action today at the Switzerland County Invitational.
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