Another Successful Pirate Relays….is in the Books

Charlestown Pirate and Lady Pirate Track & Field hosted the annual Pirate Relays event Wednesday evening at Dutch Reis Field.  Pirate Relay events include the field events of shot put, long jump, high jump and discus; and track relay events including a shuttle hurdle relay, a sprint medley relay, and a 400-800 & 1600 meter relay.

The Lady Pirates tied Scottsburg for third place, with 50 points, in the overall team score competition; behind first place Corydon (86) and Crawford County (62).  Austin finished fourth with 42 points and North Harrison in fifth with forty team points.

The Lady Pirates were able to fill an entry in every event, which please Lady PIrate Coach Kim Carrolll citing that “it has been many years since Charlestown has had enough girls to accomplish this”.  “Some girls participated in events they had never done before, making it a great team effort”, concluded Coach Carroll.  Individual Lady Pirate second place finishes included the team of Jenna Daniel and Alysha Flaget in the Long Jump, and the team of Gabi Gagnon, Kelsey Lakes, Whitney Andrews, and Alysha Flaget in the 1600 meter Relay.

The Pirates finished in a tie with Crawford County for second place, each with scoring a total of 64 points.  The Scottsburg boys finished first (88) and set a new meet record in the Boys Shuttle Hurdles with a time of 29.58 seconds (the old record was 29.60 seconds).  Individual Pirate finishes included the Long Jump team of Eli Daniel and Garrett Woods, who finished first with a distance of 37′ 4″.  The Pirate 4 x 100 meter Relay Team of Tyler Olsen, TJ Jackson, Eli Daniel, and Trey Woodward also collected a first place finish with a time of 46.82 seconds.