The Charlestown Pirate Track team competed Thursday evening in the Jeffersonville Track & Field Sectional; and placing 4th overall out of 12 teams. Charlestown finished ahead of Henryville, Madison, Southwestern, Rock Creek, Switzerland County, Austin, Shawe and New Washington. The Pirates finished behind Silver Creek, Jeffersonville and Scottsburg (by 13 points). The following Pirates are moving on to regional meet next Thursday at Bloomington North High School: Trey Woodward in the 100M dash; Luke Finchum in the Shot Put (2nd place and a personal best of 47’10” at Sectional); Steven Delaney in the 110m High Hurdles (3rd place and a personal best time of 15.85 sec. at Sectional); Andrew Shaw in the High Jump; and the 4×100 Relay team of Brenden Lawler, Mitch Wurtsmith, Andrew Shaw, & Trey Woodward. The 4×100 team finished in 2nd place with a personal best time of 44.76 sec. at Thursday’s Sectional. The following 4th place Sectional finishers that may still qualify for the regional meet are: Lawler- Long Jump, Woodward- 200M dash, Delaney- 300 M hurdles, and Wurtsmith – 110 HH. Congratulations on an outstanding Sectional Meet Pirates, good luck at next week’s Regional Meet.
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The Charlestown Lady Pirate Track & Field team made the short trip to Jeffersonville High School this week to compete in the mostly rainy Sectional meet. Two Lady Pirates, Jenna Daniel and Tayte Motsinger, qualified in Sectional events to advance to next Tuesday’s Regional Meet at Bloomington North HS. Jenna placed second in the Long Jump event with a personal best of 15’9.75”, and Tayte Motsinger finished second in the 100 meter Hurdles, making the Regional cut. Tayte also finished 6th in 300 meter Hurdles. Additional Charlestown Sectional results of note include:
Ilanyah Keltner finished 7th in 100M; 4x100M Relay finished 5th with Molly Braunecker, Ilanyah Keltner, Cheyenne Hawk, Jenna Daniel; 4x400M Relay finished 6th with Molly Braunecker, Alexis Gurr, Tayte Motsinger, Gabi Gagnon; and DeAsia King finished 6th in Discus.
“Despite the continuous rain all night, the girls did well. I am proud of the effort, and hard work each girl put into the season. Every girl improved their personal records throughout the season, we continued to improve individually and as a team. Jenna and Tayte did an excellent job in their in events” commented Lady Pirate Head Coach Kim Carroll.
The Charlestown HS Boys Track and Field team waited an extra day to get to make the trip to Corydon Central to compete in the MSC championship meet. Taking a team of 10, the Pirates were able to come up with a 4th place finish. Many great efforts and some PR’s set again has us excited about Sectional next week at Jeffersonville. Notable finishes last night include:
2nd place: 4 x100 relay team of Brenden Lawler, Mitch Wurtsmith, Andrew Shaw & Trey Woodward; 4 x 400 relay team of Woodard, Amado Gomez, Steven Delany, Shaw (PR of 3:42); 100 M Dash – Woodward (PR of 11.4); 110 HH – Delaney; 300 Hurdles- Delaney (PR of 42.29);
3rd place: 300 Hurdles – Wurtsmith (PR of 42.74); 200 M Dash- Woodward; Long Jump- Lawler; Shot Put – Luke Finchum.
4th place: High Jump – Shaw
Teh Girsl Track and Field team finished seventh this week at the MSC Championship meet; with a notable finish by DeAsia King in the discus event. King improved her personal record from 81′ to 98′ 3/4.
Charlestown High School Boys and Girls Track teams competed in the annual Pirate Relays Wednesday night, hosted at Charlestown High School. The Pirate boys and girls teams both placed 3rd respectively; but overall their combined scores were good enough to earn the Event Boys and Girls Combined Team Champions Trophy; beating Corydon, Crawford Co, Austin, North Harrison and Scottsburg.
Lady Pirate finishes of note included: 1st place: Long Jump – Molly Brauneker / Ilanya Keltner; and 800M Relay combo of Molly Brauneker, Cheyanne, Ilanya Ketner, & Tayte Motsinger. 2nd place: High Jump – Tayte Motsinger / Cheyanne Hawk; Shuttle Hurdles – Tayte Motsinger / Carrley Shreve; the 1600M Relay combination of Carrley Shreve, Gabi Gagnon, Molly Brauneker, & Alexis Gurr; and the Sprint Medley combo of Ilanya Ketner, Carrley Shreve, Gabi Gagnon, and Alexis Gurr.
Pirate finishes of note included: 1st place: Long Jump, Shuttle Hurdle Relay, and the 1600M Relay combination. 2nd place: High Jump, 400M & 800M relays.
“I am so proud of the girls. We had 9 girls competing, several girls had 4 events. Adia Wells, Alex Chester, and Cheyanne Hawk, Molly Brauneker, Ilanya Ketner had personal bests in their field events. I cannot remember the last time the track teams won the Combined Team Champion Trophy”, commented Lady Pirate Head Coach Kim Carroll.
The Charlestown High School Girls and Boys Track and Field team participated in the Providence four way meet Tuesday evening in Clarksville; both Pirate teams finished second. The Lady Pirates scored 52 points (30 points behind Henryville), and ahead of host Providence (48) and Rock Creek (34). Individual Lady Pirate Results of note included Jenna Daniel’s 1st in the long jump, 1st in shot put, and 3rd in 4×100 relay; Tayte Motsinger finished 1st in 100 Hurdles, 2nd in the high jump, and 3rd in the 300 Hurdles; Molly Bruaneker finished 3rd in 4×100 and 4×400 relays, and 4th in the 200M run; Gabi Gagnon posted a 3rd place finish in the 800M run, the 4×400 relay, and the 1600M run; DeAsia King finished 1st place in the shot put, and 3rd in the discus events; Adia Wells finished 3rd in the shot put, and 5th discus events; Ilanya Ketner finished 3rd in the long jump, and 4×100 relay, and 4th in the 100M; Carrley Shreve finished 3rd in the 100 Hurdles; and Alexia Gurr finished 3rd in the 4×100 and 4×400 relays, as well as 4th in the 1600M run, and 5th in the 800M run. “Several girls had personal bests in their events. With only 11 girls on the team, I am pleased with results individually and as a team. The girls are improving each meet”, commented Lady Pirate Head Coach Kim Carroll.
The Pirate boys team finish 2nd to host Providence and ahead of Henryville and Rock Creek; Individual Pirate Results of note included 1st place finishers Andrew Shaw (high jump, & 400 dash), and Steven Delaney (110 & 300 hurdles). Pirate 2nd place finishers Steven Delaney (High jump), Trey Woodward (100 & 200 dash), Mitch Wurtsmith (110 hurdles), Luke Finchum (shot put), and the 4X800 relay team of Morrow, Parker, Applegate, Bower, and the 4X100 relay team of Lawler, Gieseking, Gomez, Woodward. Seth Parker recorded a 3rd place finish in the 800 meter run. “It was a good showing against some very good competition. It was so nice to have a meet in beautiful weather. I look for our guys to keep working hard and keep improving, so that we can be ready for conference and sectional”, commented Pirate Head Coach Jerry Doyle. The teams travel to New Albany on Thursday for the New Albany Relays.