Tigers Shine at State Track and Field Competition

Rich Hill athletes finished up the track season with a bang this past Friday and Saturday at Lincoln University in Jefferson City at the Missouri State Track and Field competition for division I and II schools.

The boys team finished in 3rd place position at the end of the meet.  Members of the team were Bryant Courter, Aadin Humble, Dusty Gray, Austin Pritchett, Kyle George, and alternates Jason Courter and Michael Clark.

The girls team finished the day in 5th place.  Competing on the girls’ team were Jordann Wheatley, Allison Taylor, Whitli Thomas, Serena Duncan and Peyton Walton was present as an alternate.

State Champions were….

Bryant Courter in long jump who came out ahead of the previous champion with a jump of 22’3.5″.  Bryant also defended his position of state champion in the triple jump with a leap of 44’6″.

The girls 4×1 and 4×2 also came out on top and took the stands in the number one position.  Both relays have repeatedly broke the school record over the season.

2nd Place –

Jordann Wheatley was the state runner-up in the pole vault with a vault of 9’6″.

The boys 4 x 200 relay also came in as the state runner-up.  Members of the relay were Dusty Gray, Bryant Courter, Austin Pritchett, and Aadin Humble.

4th Place

Aadin Humble was the 4th place finisher in the open 400m.

5th Place

Jordann Wheatley was the 5th place finisher in the open 200 m.

6th Place

Bryant Courter finished in 6th place in the High Jump competition.

8th place

Aadin Humble made it through the preliminaries to compete on Saturday in both the open 100m and 200m and finished both races in the 8th place position in the state.

9th Place

Kyle George narrowly missed a place in the awards presentation with a 9th place finish in the 3200m. race on Saturday.  Kyle also competed in the 1600 m. on Friday. IMG_8799 IMG_8802 IMG_8792 IMG_8790 IMG_8789 IMG_8787 IMG_8784 IMG_8773 IMG_8768 IMG_8766 IMG_8764 IMG_8760

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