TCHS Girls Finish 5th Overall At Invitational
Friday’s Tyler track invitational was plagued by cool weather and steady rain but 11 teams braved the weather to brave the elements , with the Silver Knights finishing fifth overall.
Isis Moore ran a nice race in the 100 meter dash as she picked up six Knights points with a time of 14.31. She also landed the sixth place spot in the 200 meter dash with a time of 31.49, good for three points.
In the 800 meter run, Katie Pratt grabbed the fifth place finish with a time of 2:47.16, adding four more Knights points. Emma Paden got a sixth place spot in the 1600 meter run with a time of 14:45.84 and three points.
In the 4×100 meter relay, Tyler got fifth with a 1:03.52 with a team of Alex Mongold, Katie Miller, Rachal Hashman and Melissa Chapman. Good for four more Knights points. The Silver Knights 4×200 team ,consisting of Miller, Mongold, Demery Nelson and Emily Lancaster, earned a Knights point with an eighth place 2:21.69 finish.
The Silver Knights 4×400 team of Lilly Billiter, Nelson, Sarah Hashman and Rosana Smith finished fifith for four Knights points in a time of 5:46.51, while the 4×800 team of S. Hashman, Paden, Jahnvi Duncan and Pratt gave the Knights another point with an eighth place 13:17.86.
The 4×100 metr shuttle hurdle team of Billiter, R. Hashman, Lindsey Streets and Lancaster covered the event with a second place 1:24.09 and eight points for the Knights. Katie Pratt picked up a half point in the high jump as she finished in a six way tie for fifth.
The Girls long jump saw Tyler Consolidated get two of the top four spots with Lancaster ending in the second spot with a leap of 14-07.00 for eight points and Moore finishing fourth with a 13-08.00 and five points. The Knights Tessa Boyd rouned out the scoring for Tyler with a shot put heave of 84-00 good for sixth and three points.
Williamstown with 174.50 finished fourth with Oak Glen and Ritchie County in a tie for second with 1:03.50. Wheeling Central claimed the fourth spot and the Silver Knights finshed fifth with 49.50 out of the 11 teams entered.