BHS girls track wins three meets
The Baldwin High School girls track team came away with three team titles during a heavy slate of action last week.
The Bulldogs traveled to Eudora on April 27. There were eight teams competing at the meet. Baldwin placed first with 164.5 points, Eudora came in second with 138 and Tonganoxie third with 103.5.
Amanda Vander Tuig had a spectacular performance, taking first place in high jump and first place in the 800-meter run.
Vander Tuig, Kelsey Heckathorne, Amy Craig and Lesley Haeffner placed first in the 4x800-meter relay. Heckathorne placed second in the 800-meter run, and Craig placed fourth.
Trisha Cox placed second in triple jump, and third in long jump.
Rachel Miles placed first in the 100-meter dash, second in the 400-meter dash and the 4x100-meter relay placed first. The relay consisted of Miles, Leah Clay, Kyleigh Garman and Missy Westgate.
Garman placed third in the 100-meter dash. Westgate placed first in the 300-meter hurdles and fourth in the 110-meter high hurdles.
Erica Ogle placed second in the 3,200-meter run, second in the 1,600-meter run and sixth in javelin. Kelsey Verhaeghe placed third in the 3,200 and fourth in the 1,600. Jessica Hill took sixth in the 1,600.
Keisha Collins placed fourth in the 200-meter dash and fifth in the 400-meter dash. Katie Sigvaldson placed fifth in discus.
BHS completed the trifecta this past week by winning the Spring Hill meet on Monday and the Girard Invitational on Friday.
The Bulldogs won the Girard Invitational with 88 points. Second place was Towanda with 79 and third was Fort Scott with 65.
Miles placed first in the 400, third in the 200 and third in the 100. Westgate placed second in the 300-meter hurdles and sixth place in the javelin.
Vander Tuig took third in the 800 and fourth in the high jump. The 4x400-meter relay placed first with a time of 4:26.78. Craig placed fifth in the 800. Jamie Lawrenz placed second in pole vault.
Ogle placed second in the 3,200 and seventh in the 1,600. Verhaeghe placed seventh in the 3,200.
"The weather was nice early but we finished it up in a steady rain so it was very pleasing to win this meet," said coach Ted Zuzzio. "The competition was fierce and we had several record their best efforts of the season."
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