Charleston's Flight breaks her own high jump record
GREENCASTLE, Ind. — It only took one meet, but Charleston junior Sarah Flight already broke her own school record in the high jump. On Saturday at Western Indiana Classic at DePauw University, Flight cleared 5 feet, 6 1/2 inches to break the record, which was 5-6 1/4. Flight won the event by 4.5 inches.
Also for the Charleston girls, Megan Garrett finished in eighth place in the 800-meter run in 2:28.54. Hope Griffin finished in 14th in 2:42.34, and Julia Griffin was 16th in 2:53.53. Garrett was 16th in the 1,600-meter run in 5:33.53. Julia Griffin was ninth in the 3,200-meter run in 12:45.87.
In the pole vault, Macy Riedemann was fourth after clearing 8 feet, 6 inches.
"Megan had a big first meet for being a high schooler. She's ranked in the top four in the mile by Top Times in the state," Charleston coach Justin Tomaska said. "Hope just got done with basketball two days ago and did well for us. Sarah is just breaking her own school record in the first meet. Our young kids are looking good. The sprinters through distance are looking good and we are really happy."
For the boys, Nick Oakley won the 800-meter run in 2:00.74. Austin Ames finished with a time of 2:11.06 in the event. Oakley added a fourth-place finish in the 1,600-meter run in 4:28.05.
In the pole vault, Dayton Black finished in third place after clearing 14-0 feet.
Charleston JV boys fall in double overtime
CHARLESTON — The Charleston boys basketball team fell in double overtime to Mount Zion on Friday night 89-88.
Charleston was led by Isaac Miller, who scored 42 points. Cade Landrus finished with 20 points for the Trojans.