Burgin’s Track Teams Opens Season Strong

Jared Holt

Herald Staff

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The Burgin boy’s track team finished just five points behind Somerset High School, finishing second in the teams season opener Saturday at the Model All-Comers held at Eastern Kentucky University.

The Briar Jumpers won the meet with 80 points, besting Burgin’s 75 points. West Jessamine finished in third on the boys side with 65 points. The Bulldogs earned nine top three finishes including three first place finishes.

The Lady Bulldogs also earned three first places finishes, with six total top three finishes. Burgin’s girls as a team placed third overall with 64 points, behind Nicholas County and Somerset who finished first and second respectfully with 76 and 75 points each.  

Listed below are events, place finished, first and last name, and times by Burgin women’s and men’s runners:

Girls 100 Meter Hurdles: 1st, Summer Burke, 19.81.

Girls 100 Meter Dash: 5th, Kayla Tyler, 15.46.

Boys 110 Meter Hurdles: 7th, Zack Spiker, 22.17.

Boys 1600 Meter Run: 1st, Alexander Beckerson, 4:52.55; 12th,  Charle Holsinger, 5:53.85; 18th, Daylan Hodges, 6:43.01; 20th, Wesley Stewart, 7:25.61.

Girls 200 Meter Dash: 1st,  Liz Marcinek, 29.64; 4th, Kayla Tyler, 31.16.

Boys 200 Meter Dash: 3rd, Wesley Qualls, 26.12; 5th, Gunnar Kehrt-Reese, 26.45; 8th, Jared Powell, 27.49.

Girls 300 Meter Hurdles: 4th, Summer Burke, 1:01.08.

Boys 300 Meter Hurdles: 8th, Zack Spiker, 56.31.

Boys 3200 Meter Run: 7th Charle Holsinger, 12:33.88; 9th, Michael Mckenzie, 15:32.07.

Girls 400 Meter Dash: 2nd, Kiley Luallen, 1:11.30; 10th, Riley Brown, 1:26.73; 11th, Danielle Peavler, 1:29.82; 12th, Shelby Pettit, 1:31.12.

Boys 400 Meter Dash: 2nd, Gunnar Kehrt-Reese, 55.74; 6th, Wesley Qualls, 1:01.96; 15th, Michael Mckenzie, 1:22.30.

Girls 4×200 Meter Relay: 1st, Summer Burke, Kiley Luallen, Kayla Tyler and Liz Marcinek, 2:04.73.

Boys 4×400 Meter Relay: 2nd,  Gunnar Kehrt-Reese, Jared Powell, Alex Beckerson and Nick Beckerson, 4:02.29.

Girls 4×800 Meter Relay: 2nd, Riley Brown, Danielle Peavler, Shelby Pettit and Kiley Luallen, 13:54.67.

Boys 4×800 Meter Relay: 2nd, Jared Powell, Alex Beckerson, CJ Holsinger and Gunnar Kehrt-Reese, 9:43.49.

Girls 800 Meter Run: 9th, Riley Brown, 3:16.13; 10th, Kiley Luallen, 3:19.44; 14th, Danielle Peavler, 3:29.16; 16th, Shelby Pettit, 3:35.26.

Boys 800 Meter Run: 1st, Alexander Beckerson, 2:11.44; 16th, Daylan Hodges, 3:09.71; 17th, Wesley Stewart, 3:26.91.

Boys Discus: 1st, Nick Beckerson, 144-6; 2nd, Jared Powell, 113-2.

Girls High Jump: 2nd, Liz Marcinek, 4-4.

Boys Shot Put: 4th, Nick Beckerson, 35-6.

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