Braves track has nice showing at Salem Invitational


The Brownstown Central boys track and field team finished second place in the Salem Invitational on Thursday night, and the girls finished third.

The boys scored 116 points as a team, finishing second just behind Eastern (Pekin) at 127.

Caleb Cummings finished fourth in the 100-meter dash in 11.90. He also finished fourth in the 200-meter dash in 24.50. Garrett Driver was third in the 400-meter dash in 56.30, and Andrew Wheeles and Bradley Edwards went fourth and fifth in the 800 with times of 2:19.60 and 2:24.10, respectively.

Traven Wellman faired pretty well in the 3,000 meters, placing third, and he also placed fourth in the 1,500.

In the field events, Brady Blann was second in the pole vault with 8’6”, Brayden Millick went second in the shot put with a throw of 40’4” and Dustyn Kocsis took first in the discus with a 140’6” and Millick was second with a 122’7”.

As for the girls, they placed third with 94.33 points behind Eastern with 142 and Paoli with 107.

Jazz Yeadon went fifth in the 400 with a time of 1:10.10, Abigail Bennitt was eighth in 200 with a 30.50 and Camryn Thompson went second in the 100 hurdles with an 18.10.

Thompson also placed second in the 300 hurdles with a 53.80, and Yeadon was second in the pole vault with a 6’6”.

Avery Koch was a double winner for the Braves, taking home first place in both the shot put (37’1”) and discus (113’5”).

Brownstown track and field will be back in action on May 4 at Indian Creek with Edinburgh and Eminence at 5 p.m.

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