Track and field team places fourth in districts

Shown are some of the GHS track and field team, from left Ryder Murphy, Nick Goodson, Zeke Yarger, Brady Myers, John Botts-Papcke, Christian Ries, Issac Pippin, Tate Uchtman and Alyssa Smith.

The Gainesville Bulldogs track and field team placed 4th out of 13 teams in the Class 2 District 5 meet held in Mountain Grove over the weekend. The top 8 in each event earned team points. The top 4 in each event will move on to sectionals next Saturday. 

Top 8 finishes by event were:

400, Alyssa Smith, 5th place

800, Alyssa Smith, 8th place

1600, Alyssa Smith, 7th place

100, Aaron Kahl, 3rd place, Sectional Qualifier

200, Aaron Kahl, 6th place

400, Aaron Kahl, 3rd place, Sectional Qualifier

800, Ryder Murphy, 6th place, Gainesville School Record

1600, Ryder Murphy, 7th place

4x100 Relay, 6th place 

4x200 Relay, 3rd place, Sectional Qualifier

4x400 Relay 6th place

4x800 Relay, 6th place, Gainesville School Record

High Jump, Ian Anderson, 6th Place

High Jump, Maliki Sherry, 1st place, Sectional Qualifier

Long Jump, Maliki Sherry, 5th place

Triple Jump, Maliki Sherry, 2nd place, Sectional Qualifier 

Discus, Colton Lawson, 4th place, Sectional Qualifier

Javelin, Colton Lawson, 3rd place, Sectional Qualifier

Shot Put, Christian Ries, 7th place

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