Six Pirates Advance to Track & Field Regional Meet
The Charlestown Pirate Track & Field team made the short trip to Jeffersonville High School Thursday evening for Sectional Meet competition of the 2015 State Tournament. When all was said and done, six Pirates in five different events qualified to move on to next Thursday’s Boys Regional Track & Field meet at Bloomington North High School. Pirate Senior Tyler Olsen finished second in the 100 Meter Dash Finals with a time of 11.92; Pirate Senior TJ Jackson finished third in the 400 Meter Dash with a time of 52.64; Pirate Senior Eli Daniel tied for third in the High Jump, with a leap of 5′-10″; and Pirate Senior Tristan Chester finished third in the Discus Throw, with a throw of 138′ – 8″.
Additionally, the Pirate 4×100 Meter Relay team of Eli Daniel, TJ Jackson, Tyler Olsen, Trey Woodward, and Andrew Shaw finished second in the finals in a time of 45.50 seconds. The Pirate 4×100 Relay team finished less than a second out of Jeffersonville’s first place team.
All of the before mentioned Pirates will compete in Thursday’s Regional Meet at Bloomington North High School. Final Sectional team scores: 1) Jeffersonville 159; 2) Silver Creek 123; 3) Madison 74; 4) Scottsburg 66; 5) Charlestown 59; 6) Henryville 34; 7) Austin 28; 8) Rock Creek Academy 24; 9) Switzerland County 20; 10) Southwestern (Hanover) 16; 11) New Washington 11; and 12) Shawe Memorial 9.