Packer girls take fourth at section ‘true team’ track and field meet

Published 10:45 pm Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The Austin girls track and field team finished fourth in the 10-team Section 1AA ‘true team’ meet in Winona Tuesday.

The Packers tallied a team score of 399, Plainview-Elgin-Millville won the meet with a 547 and GMLOS took ninth with a 267.

Austin’s Paiton Schwab won the 3200-meter run and her teammate Abby Lewis was just a half of a second behind her in second place. Madison Overby took fourth in the 800-meter run and third in the 1600-meter run, Kendall Hackensmith was third in the 300-meter hurdles and Amber Hansen was third in shot put.

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GMLOS’s McKenzie Kirtz won the 800-meter run and the 1600-meter run.


100-meter dash: Carolyn Hackel (A) (fourth, 13.56); 200-meter dash: Hackel (A) (seventh, 27.98); 400-meter dash: Alex Hansen (A) (11th, 1:06.99); 800-meter run: McKenzie Kirtz (GMLOS) (first, 2:26.96) Madison Overby (A) (fourth, 2:32.59); 1600-meter run: Kirtz (GMLOS) (first, 5:25.24); Overby (A) (third, 5:31.12); Morgan Hose (A) (eighth, 5:48.39); 3200-meter run: Paiton Schwab (A) (first, 11:44.20); Abby Lewis (A) (second, 11:44.45); 100-meter hurdles: Rachel Quandt (A) (fifth, 17.19); Kendall Hackensmith (A) (ninth, 17.53); 300-meter hurdles: Hackensmith (A) (third, 48.66); high jump: Quandt (A) (ninth, 4-8); pole vault: Quandt (A) (fifth, 8-0); long jump: Sydney Bendtsen (GMLOS) (fourth, 15-5); Hackel (A) (eighth, 15-0); triple jump: Sydney Marsh (A) (eighth, 30-0); shot put: Amber Hansen (A) (third, 32-9.25); discus: Morgan Schmitz (GMLOS) (second, 121-1); Amber Hansen (A) (sixth, 94-2)