Minutemen Track Competes at Big Ten Championships

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The Lewis County High School Maids and Minutemen track teams traveled to North Marion High School in Rachel to compete in the 2017 Big Ten Track Championships on Friday, May 5.
The Maids would claim a eighth place finish in the thirteen team field with 26 points scored. Bridgeport would capture first place with 168.75 points scored followed by North Marion in second place with 107 points and Liberty in third place with 54 points.
Emily Louk would record the only individual title at the Big Ten meet when she place first in the 1600-meter run with a winning time of 5:29.97.
Other Maids scoring points at the Big Ten championships included Emily Louk third place 800-meter run, Emilee Spangler sixth place 800-meter run, Sarah Post, Sarah Flesher, Alicia Life and Meagan Walker sixth place 4-by-200-meter relay, Emily Louk, Sarah Flesher, Emilee Spangler and Mackenzie Hendricks sixth place 4-by-400-meter relay, Brooke Bennett, Makenzie Hendricks, Sarah Flesher and Emily Louk fourth place 4-by-800-meter relay, Emilee Spangler, Alicia Life, Megan Walker and Sarah Post fifth place 4-by-102.5 meter shuttle hurdles and Alicia Life sixth place shot put.
In a 12-team boys field the Minutemen would come home with a fifth place finish in the Big Ten Championships with 44 points scored.
The Minutemen would capture two individual titles as Adam Cutlip would gain first place finishes in 100-meter dash and 200-meter dash.
Cutlip had a winning time of 11.16 in the 100-meter dash and 22.63 in the 200-meter dash.
Other Minutemen performers scoring points at the Big Ten meet included Austin Lee third place 110 meter hurdles, Jared Hefner, Adin Post, Sam Bungsmuhr and Austin Lee third place 4-by-100-meter relay, Sam Bungsmuhr, Thomas Hogan, Adam Cutlip and Austin Lee third place 4-by-110 meter shuttle hurdles, Thomas Hogan fifth place high jump and Joseph Alfred-Rubio fifth place long jump.
The Maids and Minutemen track teams will be in action this week as Lewis County High School will be the host for the Class AA Regional Championships.
A top four finish at the regional meet will earn a performer a berth in the Class AA State Track Meet next week in Charleston.
The regional meet will take place on May 11.

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