Boys Varsity Track · Boys Track & Field Begins 2019 Season at Trine Qualifier


The spring sports season kicked off on Saturday morning, and the first athletes to compete were the Boys Track & Field team. Competing in the Trine Hoosier State Relays Qualifier, the Eagles took to the track to vie for a spot in the Hoosier State Relays later this month. The top 24 in the track events, shot put, and long jump and the top 18 in pole vault and high jump advance to the Hoosier State Relays on March 23 at Indiana University.

Senior Maceo Horton started things off right for the Eagles in the 60 Meter Hurdles, setting a personal best with a time of 9.24.

In the other individual events, Tre Grey ran 7.53 and David Smith ran 7.60 in the 60 Hurdles and Will Neubauer ran 10:46 and Amar Beganovic ran 11:35 in the 3200 Run.

Trying to improve upon his performances from last season, Tommy Han went 11’0” in the Pole Vault. Also vaulting was Dominique Clark who went 10’6.”

In other field events, Vamoni Stubbs jumped 5’8.” Tre Grey jumped 18’5” in the long jump. David Smith had a jump of 17’5.25.” In the shot put, Chaz Black had a throw of 39’1”, Alex Harmen threw 35’9”, and Logan Schmitt had a toss of 34’4.”

The Eagles relays did well on the track as well. The 4×400 Relay finished first in the meet and is currently listed near the top of the performance lists as well. Jaylen Wright, Maceo Horton, Ngor Agwick, and David Smith finished with a time of 3:38.97.

The 4×200 Relay of Tre Grey, Claude Neeley, Shannon Clark, and Teo Reimbold Thomas ran 1:41.52 and the Distance Medley Relay(1200-400-800-1600) of Amar Beganovic, Shannon Clark, Alex Blade, and William Neubauer finished in 12:14.91.

Saturday’s meet was not a scoring meet, with athletes competing against runners from around the state to place themselves on the top of the performance list for large schools.

Complete results of the meet can be found at https://www.directathletics.com/results/track/58365.html

The Eagles will compete again next Saturday at Indiana Wesleyan University as they look to improve their times and performances.