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Knights lose pair of track meets

Wednesday, April 16, 2003

The Northview Knights track teams fell to Terre Haute North on Tuesday night by a 91-41 score in the boys' meet and 79-44 in the girls' half of the meet.

For the girls, Sondra Truax won the discus with a throw of 97-4 and the shot put with a toss of 33-6. Freshman Julie Whitted was third with a throw of 28-3. Bethany Fagg was second in the disc.

Jessica Reece was first in the high jump, clearing 5-0 and was third in the 100 meters and 110 hurdles. Nikki Royer was third in the 1,600 meters and second in the 800 meters while Dani Modesitt won the 100 meters ahead of teammate Brit Hoffman who also was third in the 200 meters. Chcarra Yockey was third in the 400 meters.

Kim Deakins was third in the 3,200 meters.

Kelsey Scroggins was second in both the 300 and 110 hurdles and took second in the longjump.

Royer also took the top spot in the girls' exhibition pole vault that will not be officially scored until the regional level of the postseason. Royer cleared 7-6 and Jeri Jo Mogan was third.

In the boys' meet, Bryce Smith won both the 1,600 and 3,200 meter races and Matt McClellan took the 200 meters for the Knights.

The 4X400 relay team of Ed House, Matt Brand, McClellan and Shawn Piatt won as did the 4X800 team with Brand, House, Josh Timm and Smith.

Timm also got the victory in the 800 meters.

Second place finishers for Northview were Chris Bowman in the 300 hurdles and Piatt in the pole vault. Bowman was third in the 110 hurdles and Jarrod Reece was third in the high jump with a leap of 5-8. Neil Vannatti was third in the shot with a toss of 41-1 while Nick Gebert was third in the discus with a throw of 112-10. Devin Chamberlain was third in the 200 meters as well for the Knights.

Both teams will have the rest of the week off to prepare for a home meet versus South Vermillion and Riverton Parke next Tuesday at 5 p.m.

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