Sarah Busta starts off the shuttle hurdle relay. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
Sarah Busta starts off the shuttle hurdle relay. (Photo by Jennifer Bissell)
It felt like spring for the Turkey Valley girls track team last week as the Trojans got on the field twice.



Second place

On one of the first nice nights of the season, the Turkey Valley girls track team put together another solid night Thursday in Monona.

The Trojans took second overall with 114.5 points. Central won the meet with 146 points.

"I was very happy with the way the girls performed," said Coach Brian Schmitt. "It was a great night to get out and compete. We improved in almost everything we ran."

Five events came out on top for the Trojans.

Chloe Reicks continued to dominate in the discus. She threw a meet best 98 feet, 1 inch.

The Trojans secured the mid-distance titles. Allie Njus was the champion in the 400-meter run, with a time of 1:04.52. In the 800-meter run, Olivia Reicks won the event in 2:30.71.

Two relays also came out on top. To start the meet, Kirsten Huinker, Stephanie Martin, A. Njus and O. Reicks ran away from the competition, breaking the tape in 10:13.52.

The Trojans closed the meet strong. With a time of 4:17.11, Johanna Blazek, Huinker, A. Njus and O. Reicks won the 4x400 relay.

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