Trenton girls and boys sweep Husker Invitational track titles

The Trenton girls racked up 103 points to edge runner-up Wellington-Napoleon (99) and third place Richmond (94), while the Trenton boys beat the Carrollton Trojans by one point (106-105), to sweep the team titles at Tuesday afternoon’s Husker Invitational at Lafayette County High School in Higginsville.

The girls team totals were:

Trenton – 103

Wellington-Napoleon – 99

Richmond – 94

Lexington – 86.5

Lafayette County – 80

Crest Ridge – 64

Carrollton – 50

Sherwood – 41

St. Paul Lutheran – 22

Orrick – 18

New Franklin – 15

Smithton – 13

Versailles – 8.5

Concordia – 1

In individual Trenton results, junior hurdler Whitley Richman continued her superb start to the spring with a double win in the 100 and 300 meter hurdles.  Richman’s winning time in the 100 was 17.51 seconds.  Kayley Griffin of Trenton was sixth in the 100 hurdles.  Richman’s winning time in the 300 hurdles was 51.14 seconds, just 0.04 ahead of runner-up Shannon Peters of St. Paul Lutheran. 

Out of four relay places, the Trenton girls grabbed one win.  The 4 by 400 squad, made up of Thelma Guerrero, Shayla Woodside, Whitley Richman, and Tenna Roberts ran a 4:31.17 to take the title, more than 8 seconds ahead of second place Wellington-Napoleon.  The 4 by 200 relay team (Guerrero, Shuler, Hooyman, Woodside) was second, 2.83 seconds behind Lexington.  Trenton was 5th in the 4 by 100 relay and 4th in the 4 by 800 relay.

Sophomore Thelma Guerrero was second in the 100 meter dash, with a time of 13.64 seconds.  Tenna Roberts and Guerrero finished in 4th and 5th places, respectively, in the 200 meter dash.  Roberts, a junior, was third in the 800 meter run, while freshman Karli Provorse was 7th in the 1600 meter run.  Sophomores Jakolbie Stotts and Kayley Griffin combined for five points for the Lady Bulldogs, finishing 6th and 7th in the 3200 meter run.  

In field events, Whitley Richman went 4 feet, 10 inches in the high jump, good fora 5th place finish.  Mason Hooyman was second in the pole vault, with a best clearance of 8 feet, 6 inches.  Shayla Woodside was 8th in the long jump for THS, while Woodside was 5th in the triple jump, at 30 feet, 1/2 inch.  Freshman Salem Croy was third in the discus throw, with an effort of 88 feet, 2 inches, good for six team points.  Croy matched her discus finish with a third place toss in the javelin, at 71 feet, 3 inches.  

Boys team results were:
Trenton 106
Carrollton 105
Lafayette County 100
Wellington-Napoleon 97
Lexington 76
Richmond 56.5
Crest Ridge 44
Windsor 38
St. Paul Lutheran 24
Versailles 16.5
Smithton 13
New Franklin 11
Sherwood 8
Orrick 6

For the THS boys, the highest level of success came from the relays, as Travis Leeper, Jonathan Lamp, Wyatt Whittle, and Trey Shields ran 46.04 to win the 4 by 100 event, while Austin Burkeybile, Jonathan Lamp, Wyatt Whittle, and Trey Shields combined for 1:36.75 to win the 4 by 200 relay. Trenton wasn’t done there, as Whittle, Lamp, White, and Shields ran a 3:39.57 in the 4 by 400 relay. The 4 by 800 relay team for Trenton settled for fourth place, as Drew Rorebeck, Cole Schilling, Zane Rottman, and Alex Parrack’s time of 9:36.16 was nearly 26 seconds off the winning pace set by Wellington-Napoleon.

Jonathan Lamp achieved a runner-up finish in the 200 meter dash, with the time of 23.43 just 0.02 seconds behind the winning effort of 23.41 by Ty Hudson of Carrollton. Wyatt Whittle of Trenton was sixth in the 400 meter dash, good for three team points. Zane Rottman of Trenton was fifth in the 800 meter dash, at 2:16.80, just ahead of a sixth place effort by Cole Schilling, at 2:18.22. Rottman was third, with Daniel Rodriguez of Trenton fourth, in the 1600 meter run, picking up a combined 11 points for the Bulldogs. Rodriguez was third (11:16.28) with Drew Rorebeck fifth for Trenton in the 3200 meter run, combining for 10 team points. In the 300 meter hurdles, Carson Radcliff was fifth for THS, at 46.32 seconds.

In field events, Austin Burkeybile leaped to victory in the long jump, with his 19 foot, 11.5 effort besting runner-up Austin Summitt of Crest Ridge by two inches. Trenton’s Avery Cooksey finished third in the high jump, Issac Harris sixth in the pole vault, Jadan Whitney fifth in the shot put, with Connor Cotton finishing one spot ahead of Whitney (6th and 7th) in the discus throw. Cole Schilling was fifth in the javelin toss for the Trenton boys.

Next on the spring track schedule for Trenton is an appearance at Friday afternoon’s Joe Shy Relays at Chillicothe High School, starting at 2 PM.