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Following Anderson Invitational, Girls Track and Field To Host Milford Invitational

Posted on: April 24, 2017

SETTING THE SCENE: The MHS girls track and field team finished fifth at the Anderson Invitational, an impressive feat among a field of strong area teams.  Next up, the squad will host the annual Milford Invitational followed by a trip to the Loveland Invite. 

 

A LOOK BACK: Milford girls finished Anderson Invitation in fifth place of 20 teams.  Once again, the 4x100 relay team of Andrea Armstrong, Lauryn Knarr, Madison Chitwood, Emma Netzel finished at the top of the lineup, and Armstrong placed second in both the 100 and 200 meter dash events. 

The Eastern Cincinnati Conference was well represented, as Turpin (1st), Anderson (2nd), Loveland (3rd) and Milford all finished in the top five, with Mt. Notre Dame taking fourth. Milford athletes in the top eight of each event were as follows:

  • 100 Meter Dash
    •    2nd place, Andrea Armstrong (12.46)
  • 200 Meter Dash
    •    2nd place, Andrea Armstrong (25.63)
  • 100 Meter Hurdles
    •    5th place, Haley Rodeffer (17.24)
  • 300 Meter Hurdles
    •    5th place, Haley Rodeffer (50.14)
  • Long Jump
    •    4th place, Jenna Bellonby (15-04.75)
    •    8th place, Andrea Armstrong (14-09.75) 
  • 4x100 Relay
    •    1st place, Andrea Armstrong, Lauryn Knarr, Madison Chitwood, Emma Netzel (51.60)
  • 4x200 Relay
    •    5th place, Lauryn Knarr, Jenna Bellonby, Megan Kussman, Emma Netzel (1:52.86)

Team results, and both preliminary and final results of the Anderson Invitational can be found HERE.

  

A LOOK AHEAD: Both the boys and girls track and field teams have two events on the schedule in the upcoming week.  The Milford Invitational returns this week to the Bill Marran Track at Milford High School, and the teams will make the short trek to the Loveland Invitational on Friday. 

  • Wednesday, 4/26:        Milford Invitational, MHS Eagle Stadium, 4:00 pm
  • Friday, 4/28:                Loveland Invitational, Loveland High School, 4:00 pm

  

INSIDE THE ECC:  The following Milford athletes/events fall in the top ten in the Eastern Cincinnati Conference early in the season.

  • Andrea Armstrong:  1st 100 meter dash; 1st 200 meter dash; 2nd 400 meter dash; 3rd long jump
  • Emma Beck: 10th 3200 meter run
  • Jenna Bellonby:  7th 200 meter dash; 5th long jump
  • Madison Chitwood:  5th 100 meter dash; t-7th high jump
  • Keri Eberly: 6th 300 meter hurdles
  • Cymone Horton:  9th 800 meter run; 10th 1600 meter run
  • Lillie Huseman:  9th 400 meter dash
  • Ali Kirk:  7th 800 meter run
  • Lauryn Knarr:  8th 200 meter dash
  • Megan Kussman:  8th long jump
  • Olivia Loeffler; 9th 1600 meter run
  • Julia Miller:  t-5th high jump
  • Emma Neal: 9th discus
  • Emma Netzel:  4th 100 meter dash
  • Haley Rodeffer:  4th 100 meter hurdles; 3rd 300 meter hurdles
  • Trista Whitt:  10th 400 meter dash

Relays:

  • 400 meter – 1st
  • 800 meter – 4th
  • 1600 meter – 5th
  • 3200 meter – 5th

  

POLL WATCH:  The results of week four of the Cincinnati Enquirer’s area coaches’ poll found movement within the top ten. Mason held on as the top ranked team, as did Kings in second.  However, the ECC’s Withrow and Turpin moved up to fourth and fifth, and Lakota West fell to fifth and tied with Sycamore.  Anderson rose to eighth from tenth, while both Loveland and Walnut Hills entered the poll tied for tenth with Fairfield.  Milford received attention, receiving twenty votes this week up from eleven in week three.