Photos courtesy Jessie Otten
The Panther track team competed in the annual Rosenberry Men’s Classic on Tuesday evening at the Westwood Complex in Sterling taking fourth in a field of 11 teams. The meet is the unofficial Three Rivers Athletic Conference Indoor Championship featuring nine of the fourteen conference squads.
The Panthers racked up 61 points to finish two and a half points behind third place Kewanee. Riverdale won the meet with 89 points followed by Mercer County with 76.
EP garnered two first place finishes with Charlie Link taking the 1600 m in 4:50.40 seconds along with Parker Holdorf clearing 3.81 m to win the pole vault.
The Panthers earned runner-up finishes in the triple jump with Caleb Eads leaping 11.94 m, Aidan Jepson clearing 3.05 m in the pole vault, and the 4 x 800 m relay of Lucas Dreisbach, Wyatt Beck, Zeke Weidel, and Link in 8:55.72 seconds.
Tyson Skinner earned third in the 3200 m in 11:16.80 seconds
The meet concludes the indoor season for the Panthers with their outdoor season set to begin on Thursday with a multi-team meet in Erie starting at 4:30.
|1.||Port Byron (Riverdale)||89|
|2.||Aledo (Mercer County)||76|
|5.||Manlius (Bureau Valley)||49|
|8.||Sterling (Newman Central Catholic)||31|
|10.||Spring Valley (Hall)||1|