Shelbyville Daily Union


May 24, 2013

Shelby Area Athletes Advance to Finals



Neoga senior Derek Williamson won the first flight of the 400-meter dash (50.52). Williamson also finished third in the second flight of the 200-meter dash (22.61). He advanced in both events. He finished in fourth place in the 100-meter dash (11.23) in the first flight and did not advance to finals.

 Junior Luke McConnell finished in sixth place in the 110-meter high hurdles (16.92) in his heat and didn't advance to finals.

Senior Myles Foor finished in seventh place in the first flight of the 800-meter relay (2:06.42), while Junior Drennian Martin finished in seventh place in the second flight of the 800-meter relay (2:04.17). Senior Cory Powers finished at the bottom of the 1600-meter run (4:42.27) in the first flight.    

Shelby finished in fifth place in the 4x100-meter relay in the third flight with a time of 45.10. Participants included senior Jake Keown, Miller, Hatfield, and sophomore Tyler Hendryx.

In the very last event of th day, Shelbyville finished in fifth place in the 4x400-meter relay (3:37.98) in the fourth and final flight of the day with Martin, Foor, Powers, and Hendryx running the event.  

For Central A&M, senior Chaylin Simms finished in ninth place in the pole vault (11-06.00) which was in the same flight as Hatfield from Shelbyville. He did not advance to finals.

Neoga finished in fifth place in the 4x100-meter relay with a time of 44.68. Participants included freshman Caleb Abernathy, Kersey, junior David Abernathy, and Williamson.  

For Stew-Stras, junior Jason Fry finished in second place in the third flight of the shot put (48-06.00) and he also finished in fourth place in the discus throw (142-07) and Jason Becker finished in fourth place in the first flight of the 300-meter intermediate hurdles (41.33). While senior Jacob Pfeiffer from Windsor finished in fourth place (42-01.50) in the second flight of the triple jump.

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