6 in a row: Seymour wins another girls track sectional

For The Tribune

The Seymour girls track team used its depth to edge Brownstown Central 122-109 for the title in the Seymour Sectional on Tuesday night at Bulleit Stadium.

It was the Owls’ sixth straight title.

The top three finishers in each event advance to the Bloomington North Regional next Tuesday.

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Jennings County was third with 102 points, Crothersville scored 25 for eighth place and Trinity Lutheran scored 20 for ninth in the 12-team field.

Ashton Chase led the Owls by winning the 1,600 in 5-minutes, 22.46 seconds, the 3,200- in 11:54.18, and she anchored the 4×800 relay team to a winning time of 10:39.83.

“It was an incredible meet from the top to bottom,” Seymour coach Spencer Sunbury said. “These girls, every one of them, the effort they put out was outstanding. We had girls showing up in events that we knew they had it, we talked to them about believing in themselves, and digging in deep and everyone showed it tonight.

“That last (4×400) relay is just an example of everything we had tonight. Pole vault came up huge tonight. We just had so many outstanding performances.”

Brownstown Central won the final relay with a time of 4:32.22 and the Owls were second at 4:26.27.

Other regional qualifiers for the Owls were Emma Brock, first in the 800 at 2:33.66, Avery DeHart first in the pole vault at 8-6

Sarah Benefiel second in the pole vault, Oriana Morales was third in the 800, Makenna Sunbury third in the 3,200.

The Seymour 400 relay team was third.

Brooklyn Snodgrass led Brownstown by winning the 100 in 12.77, the 200 in 27.2, and she ran on the winning 400 relay.

Other Braves to qualify for the regional were Trentity Vaught, first in the discus (118-feet, 6-inches) and third in the shot put.

The Braves had the winning 3,200 relay team, and Kristen Suckwisch second in the 400, and Grace Jaynes placed third in the discus.

Crothersville’s Breanna Barger and Kristina Christian, and Trinity Lutheran’s Hailley Peters qualified for the regional.

Peters won the high jump at 5-3

Barger was second in the 800 and third in the 1,600, and Christian was third in the 300 hurdles.