Effingham Girls Capture Track Victory

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Published on April 25 2013 11:00 am
Last Updated on April 25 2013 11:00 am
Written by Millie Lange

With 14 first-place finishes, the Effingham High School girls track squad downed Altamont 97-35 Wednesday evening. The track meet had started Tuesday but was forced by the weather to finish out Wednesday.

Steppe claimed three victories while Phillips won twice for the Hearts. Steppe claimed the high jump with a leap of 4 feet, 8 inches, won the 100 hurdles in 18.55 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 50.30. Phillips won the 800 in 2:40.2 minutes and the 400 in 1:03.84.

Moore was a winner in the long jump for the Hearts with a leap of 15 feet, 4 inches. Riviera won the 100 in 13.45. Stephenson claimed the shot at 27-8. Michael won the discus with a toss of 101-9. Bingham claimed the 1600 in 5:45.24 and Keck won the 200 in 28.43.

The Hearts swept the relays taking the 400 in 58.02, the 800 in 1:57.2, the 1600 in 4:47.08 and the 3200 in 11:30.68.

Altamont's wins came in the pole vault as York won at 8-6 and the 3200 as Homann won in 15:08.7.

At Effingham

Team Scores -- Effingham (E) 97,  Altamont (A) 35

Pole Vault -- 1. York (A), 8 ft. 6 in.; 2. Hanna (A), 7-0

Long Jump -- 1. Moore (E), 15 ft. 4 in.; 2. York (A), 14-7; 3. Goldstein (A), 11-4 1/2

High Jump -- 1. Steppe (E), 4 ft. 8 in.; 2. York (A), 4-6; 3. Keitel (E), 4-2

3200 -- 1. Homann (A), 15:58.7 min.; 2. Keitel (E), 16:07.8

100 Hurdles -- 1. Steppe (E), 18.55 sec.; 2. Hannah (A), 19.50; 3. Miller (A), 20.24

100 -- 1. Riviera (E), 13.45 sec.; 2. Keck (E), 13.96; 3. Rupinski (A), 16.66

Shot -- 1. Stephenson (E), 27 ft. 8 in.; 2. Willils (E), 27-1; 3. Grimsley (A), 22-8

800 -- 1. Phillips (E), 2:40.2 min.; 2. Donaldson (E), 2:51.77

400 -- 1. Phillips (E), 1:03.84 min.; 2. Niebrugge (E), 1:07.53; 3. Hanna (A), 1:13.25

Discus -- 1. Michael (E), 101 ft. 9 in.; 2. Stephenson (E), 73-7 1/2

300 Hurdles -- 1. Steppe (E), 50.3 sec.; 2. Miller (A), 59.6

1600 -- 1. Bingham (E), 5:45.2 min.; 2. Donaldson (E), 6:07.0; 3. Wolf (A), 6;33.4

200 -- 1. Keck (E), 28.4 sec.; 2. Goldstein (A), 28.6; 3. Trzupek (A), 331.08

400 Relay -- 1. Effingham (Mosier, Keck, Moore, Riviera), 58.02 sec.

800 Relay -- 1. Effingham (Mosier, Prummer, Moore, Riviera), 1:57.2 min.; 2. Altamont, 2:00.9

1600 Relay -- 1. Effingham (Steppe, Swan, Niebrugge, Phillips), 4:47.0 min.

3200 Relay -- 1. Effingham (Donaldson, Swan, Bingham, Phillips), 11:30.6 min.; 2. Altamont, 12:55.8