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Girls Track And Field Team Looks To Repeat As New Richmond Invite Champions

Posted on: April 10, 2018

SETTING THE SCENE:  The Lady Eagles are off to great start following a sixth place finish at the 2018 Coaches Classic.  This week the girls track and field team will head to the New Richmond Invite, where Milford will attempt to claim the championship for the second consecutive year.

 

A LOOK BACK:  Despite the wind and cold temperatures, the Lady Eagles found success at the 2018 Coaches Classic at Winton Woods High School on Fri., April 6. 

The Lady Eagles finished the meet in 6th place of 14 teams, one of their best finishes at this meet in recent years and without relay events in play.  Several individuals finished on the podium, led by Andrea Armstrong and Haley Rodeffer.  Armstrong placed first in the long jump, third in the 100 meter dash, and fifth in the 200 meter dash, while Rodeffer was third in the 100 meter hurdles, and fourth in the 300 meter hurdles.

Milford athletes placing in the top eight of each event were as follows:

100 Meter Hurdles

  • 3rd place, Haley Rodeffer (17.41)

100 Meter Dash

  • 3rd place, Andrea Armstrong (13.08)
  • 5th place, Bryn Rolfsen (13.28)

300 Meter Hurdles

  • 4th place, Haley Rodeffer (51.66)

200 Meter Dash

  • 5th place, Andrea Armstrong (27.66)

High Jump

  • t-6th place, Madison Chitwood (4-08.00)
  • 8th place, Julia Miller (4-08.00)

Long Jump

  • 1st place, Andrea Armstrong (15-11.50)

Full results of the Coaches Classic can be found HERE.

 

A LOOK AHEAD:  Milford will join with fourteen other schools to compete at this week’s New Richmond Invitational.  The Lady Eagles claimed first place at the 2017 New Richmond Invite.

  • Wednesday, April 11:      Milford @ New Richmond Invitational, New Richmond High School, 4:00 pm

 

POLL WATCH:  Mason and the ECC’s Kings again held at first and second for week three of the area coaches’ poll.  They were followed by Princeton and Withrow, while Lakota East fell to fifth from their third place ranking in week two.  Anderson moved up to sixth, and Turpin remained held at ninth for the second consecutive week.  Milford received three votes joined by Loveland (10) and Walnut Hills (3). Click HERE for the coaches’ poll for week three.