The Trenton girls finished 11th, with the Bulldog boys in 8th place, at the 16-team Smithville Relays, contested on Friday afternoon at Smithville High School.
The Trenton boys failed to earn a top-three individual finish. Charlie Hoffman finished 4TH in the 800 dash and 1600 dash. Hoffman was a member of the 4 by 800 team that finished fourth (other members were Mack, Devorss, and Crawford). Dakota Schultz was fourth in the high jump, 8th in the pole vault, and 8th in the triple jump. Dakota Anderson was sixth in the 100 dash, Trey Shields 8th in the 400 dash, Trenton Crawford 7th in the 3200 meter run, and Dalton Ellis 7th in the 110 hurdles, and 8th in the 300 hurdles.
In other boys results, the 4 by 100 relay team of Anderson, Lamp, Leeper, and Brenner was sixth, with the 4 by 400 squad of Ellis, Shields, Griffin, and Hoffman finishing fifth.
While the Lady Bulldogs struggled to earn points, the girls had higher individual finishes, with Tenna Roberts earning a runner-up finish in the 400 meter dash, and Ally Ockenfels a runner-up in the shot put. Ayron Osborn was third in the 800 meter dash. Roberts finished sixth in the 200, and Alexis Fender eighth in the 300 hurdles. Osborn was fifth in the triple jump. Earning relay points were the 4 by 400 squad of Roberts, Richman, Crawford, and Osborn (8th place) and the 4 by 800 team of Tolson, Richman, Hooyman, and Osborn (5th place).
The meet was Trenton's first of the 2014 spring season, after storms cancelled the Early Bird Relays on March 27th. The Bulldog teams will be in the Higginsville Relays on Tuesday afternoon at 4 o'clock.