Panthers News · 2018 Eastbrook Track & Field Invitational

The Panther boys and girls track teams hosted the 3rd Eastbrook Invitational last weekend.  Both teams brought home team championships. The girls won their second straight championship, and the boys won for the third time in three years.  

The girls team won with a score of 147, just 12 points better than second place Northfield.  

The girls team was led by Audrey Altum with wins in the 100 hurdles, 300 Hurdles, 4×100 relay, and a second place in the 4×400 relay.  Eastbrook’s only other individual first place finish went to Grace Brown in the 200 meter dash. The 4×100 relay team of Shelley Jones, Bri Stepp, Shauna Singer, and Altum also had a first place finish.  

The Panthers had several second place finishes on the night.  Sara Foulk was second in the 400 meter dash and part of the 4×400 relay team with Brown, Altum, and Kaylene Cox. Shauna Singer was second in the 100 meter dash.  Eleana Manning finished second in the 3200 meter run. Jenna King was second in the discus. Baylee Ditsler was second in the shot put, and Bri Stepp was second in the long jump.  The 4×800 relay team of Manning, Cox, Laine Craw, and Jade Stuber also placed second.

Other point scorers on the girls team included:  Stepp (4th in the 100), Foulk (4th in the 200), Brown (3rd in the 400), Cox (4th in the 800), Craw (5th in the 1600 and 4th in the 3200), Rachel Manning (6th in high jump), Singer (5th in the long jump), Alannah Brenner (5th in shot put), and Maggie McLaughlin (3rd in discus).

The boys team put on a dominating performance, scoring 213 points compared to second place Southwood with 97.

The boys team won 14 of 16 events, scoring two people in 14 of 16 events.  The boys individual winners were: Andrew Barajas in the 100, Saxon Malonek in the 200, Ethan Keller in the 400, Nathan Brainer in the 800, Ben Neideck in the 1600, Graham Johnson in the 100 high hurdles and the 300 hurdles, Davon Wallace in the long jump, Clay Dalton in the shot put, and Jake Taylor in the discus.  

The boys also won all three relays.  The 4×100 consisted of Barajas, Xaine Kirby, Malonek, and Wallace.  The 4×800 consisted of Brainer, Thaine Syswerda, Jack Hammond, and Seth Strand.  The 4×400 consisted of Malonek, Keller, Johnson, and Kirby.

Other point scores for the Panthers included: Zeke Binkerd (3rd in the 100 and 4th in long jump), Kirby (2nd in the 200), Isaac Brown (2nd in the 400), Hammond (6th in the 1600), Zaine Callison (3rd in the 3200), Justin Singer (3rd in the 300 hurdles and 4th in the 110 high hurdles), Brown (2nd) and Barajas (3rd) in the pole vault, and Cobee Rice (3rd in shot put).

Graham Johnson was the meet MVP on the boys side.