Heading on to Sectionals!

The RHHS Track & Field team traveled to Midway on Saturday, May 6th to begin the state qualifying series. At the district meet, a top four finish or better is required to advance to the next round of competition. Coaches Damon Green and Ashley Arwood agree that all athletes competed to the best of their ability and to the high level that is expected of them. At the conclusion of the meet Coach Green said, “The team did everything they were supposed to do today.” In all, 10 Tigers qualified to take the track in Camdenton, MO on Saturday, May 13. From there, the top four competitors in each event will advance to the state track meet held on May 19th & 20th in Jefferson City.
A school record also fell on Saturday. Senior Peyton Walton and Sophomore Taylor Coonce both threw the javelin farther than the old record of 88′ 8″ held by Coach Arwood. The two went back and forth, but Taylor eventually ended up setting the new school record with a throw of 96′ 3″. They had been chasing the record all reason, both coming within only a few feet of it multiple times this year. Coach Arwood was happy that they were both able to meet their goal for the season. She said, “The only thing better than holding a school record is coaching the athlete that breaks it.”
The sectional meet will be held this Saturday in Camdenton with a start time of 10:00am. Come support the Tigers as they compete for their spot at state!
High Jump-4th Destiny Long 4′ 4″
Pole Vault-6th Destiny Long 6′ 0″
Long Jump-3rd Serena Duncan 14′ 7 1/2″
Triple Jump-2nd Serena Duncan 31′ 11 1/2″ & 8th Destiny Long 28′ 9 1/4″
Javelin-7th *#Taylor Coonce 96′ 3″ & 8th #Peyton Walton 93′ 9″
*New School Record
#Broke Previous School Record
Boys-2nd place team
100m-3rd Jacob Querry 11.90 & 5th Jordan Bolser 12.19
200m-3rd Aadin Humble 23.61 & 4th Jacob Querry 23.68
400m-1st place Aadin Humble 53.70
110m Hurdles-1st Jason Courter 17.68
300m Hurdles-2nd Jason Courter 46.76
4x100m Relay-1st Jordan Bolser, Jacob Querry, Jason Courter, Aadin Humble 46.70
4x200m Relay-1st Jordan Bolser, Jacob Querry, Jason Courter, Aadin Humble 1:36.29
High Jump-8th Michael Scrivener 5′ 0″
Pole Vault-1st Dustin Gray 12′ 6″ & 5th Brady Querry 10′ 0″
Triple Jump-8th Michael Scrivener 33′ 3 3/4″
Shot Put-2nd Adam Bridgewater 38′ 5 3/4″
Discus-1st Myles Becker 145′ 0″
Boys 2nd Place TeamJavelin RecordSectional Qualifiers

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