The Lady Pirate 4×800 Team Betters their School Record
The Charlestown High School Lady Pirate Track and Field team participated in the North Harrison Invitational last Friday night, competing against at least a dozen other local schools. The highlight of the meet for Charlestown was the girls 4 x 800 meter relay team bettering the school record they broke earlier in the season. Gabi Gagnon, Alysha Flaget, Kelsey Lakes and Whitney Andrews placed 6th in 4×800; but also set a new school record of 11:12.09. Additionally, Alysha Flaget placed 6th in the 800M and Whitney Andrews placed 2nd in 3200M to set a personal best time of 12:50.92.
The Lady Pirates also competed against Scottsburg and Austin last Tuesday evening at Austin High School. Charlestown finished second to Scottsburg (59) and defeated Austin (42) with a team score of 43. First place finishes include: 4×800 with 11:20 (Whitney Andrews, Kelsey Lakes, Gabi Gagnon, and Alysha Flaget), 4×400 4:43 (Whitney Andrews, Kelsey Lakes, Gabi Gagnon, and Alysha Flaget), Whitney Andrews 1600M and 3200M, Alysha Flaget 400M and 800M, Jenna Daniel Long Jump 14’7” (personal record). Second place finishes include: Tayte Mosinger 300H 53.6 (personal record), Jenna Daniel shot put and 100M, Gabi Gagnon 1600M. “Our distance runners ran well, and placed respectively in their events. Many girls contributed in their events which helped us to edge out Austin for second place by 1 point”, commented Coach Carroll.
Next meet: Tuesday, May 5 against Southwestern, Rock Creek, CAI