Shelbyville Daily Union

May 24, 2013

State Champ Darnell Leads Shelby

John Curtis Daily Union Sports Editor
Shelbyville Daily Union

---- — Shayla Darnell of Shelbyville won the IESA 7AA Girls State High Jump Championship, clearing 5-0, to lead Shelby Area athletes at the meet last weekend in East Peoria. Adam Miller of Pana and Luke Bowman of Sullivan also won IESA State Championships. Miller won the 8AA boys high jump (5-11) and Bowman won the 7AA boys high jump (5-6).

Darnell also qualified in the 7AA girls 400 and finished 27th (1:06.48). Miller qualified in the 8AA boys hurdles and finished 4th (16.16). Bowman qualified in the 7AA boys long jump and finished 24th (16-4.5).

Darnell was the second Shelbyville girl to win the 7AA high jump in the last two years. The 7AA state champ in the high jump last year, Sydney Miller, followed up her state title with an 3rd place (4-11) in the 8AA high jump this year.

The Shelby Moulton 8AA boys 4x4 team scored a 4th place at State (3:48.20). The other 4th place finish from the Shelby Area came from Pana’s Colleen Weddle in the 8AA girls long jump (16-3.5). Pana 8AA girls also had two top ten finishes in the relays. The 4x400 relay was 7th (4:22.60) and the 4x100 relay was 9th (53.03). Pana’s Ian Harbert was also 9th in the 7AA boys pole vault (8-3).

Rounding out the top ten Shelbyville state finishes was Courtney Lee of Shelbyville, 10th in the 7AA high jump (4-6), the 10th place Shelby 7AA 4x200 relay (1:46.21) and the 10th place Shelby 7AA 4x400 relay (4:05.61).

Owen Herbord of Pana had a 10th place finish in the 8AA boys shot put (42-6.75). Daylee Denton of Pana also had a 10th place finish in the 8AA girls long jump (15-5.75).

IESA AA State Meet

7AA Boys

200 dash: 14. Ryan Skowronski (S) 25.18

400 run: 18. Kelby Firnhaber (S) 59.01

1600 run: 38. Quinn Martz (S) 5:27.80

Hurdles: 15. Jack Clark (P) 17.91

4x100 relay: 30. Pana 53.33

4x200: 10. Shelby Moulton 1:46.21

4 x400 relay: 10. Shelby Moulton 4:05.61

High jump: 1. Luke Bowman (SUL) 5-6

Pole vault: T9. Ian Harbert (P) 8-3

Long jump: 24. Luke Bowman (SUL) 16-4.5

8AA Boys

800 run: 38. Blake Stauder (P) 2:22.7

1600 run: 32. Tyler Pasley (S) 5:19.14

Hurdles: 4. Adam Miller (P) 16:16

4x100 relay: 26. Pana 48.86

4x400 relay: 4. Shelby Moulton 3:48.20

High jump: 1. Adam Miller (P) 5-11, T12. Keaton Plummer (S) 5-4, T12. Nik Galvin (P) 5-4

Shot put: 10. Owen Herbord (P) 42-6.75, 21. Dillon Birch (P) 41-7

Discus: 14. Owen Herbord (P) 116-3

7AA Girls

400 run: 22. Lizzie Green (SUL) 1:05.25, 27. Shayla Darnell (S) 1:06.48

800 run-37. Chloe Spain (S) 2:48.76

1600 run: 42. Chloe Spain (S) 6:10.06

Hurdles: 21. Laine Cameron (SUL) 17.98

4x200 relay: 19. Shelby Moulton 1:57.04

4x400 relay: 17. Pana 4:32.01, 21. Sullivan 4:33.43, 25. Shelby Moulton 4:36.74

High jump: 1. Shayla Darnell (S) 5-0, T10. Courtney Lee (S) 4-6

Long jump: 18. Zoe Ray (SUL) 14-1.75, 34. Madolyn Hacker (P) 25-5

8AA Girls

100 dash: 28. Daylee Denton (P) 13.70

800 run: 21. Claudia Magnussen (P) 2:35.68

1600 run: 13. Claudia Magnussen (P) 5:33.55, 41. Maggy Yockey (S) 6:16.62

4x100 relay: 9. Pana 53.03

4x200 relay: 34. Pana 1:59.36

4x400 relay: 7. Pana 4:22.60

High jump: 3. Sydney Miller (S) 4-11

Long jump: 4. Colleen Weddle (P) 16-3.5, 10. Daylee Denton (P) 15-5.75, 28. Jacque Johnston (S) 14-4.75