High School Track and Field

Five freshmen, two relays, one goal – All State

Photos by Kyle Quick
The "Freshmen Flash of Five" pictured left to right, Beth Schenck,Taylor Convington, Molly Munsinger, Hannah Kruse, and Hannah Pruessner.

Jefferson City, Mo – Three months ago no one would have believed that five freshmen girls would be running at The Missouri State Track Meet, yet alone walk away with two state medals.

QNHN Exclusive Coverage: 4x800m "Freshmen Flash" win state medal - Update on Leath's condition

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The girls 4x800m relay team from left to right, Hannah Pruessner, Hannah Kruse, Beth Schenck, and Taylor Convington.

Jefferson City, Mo – New Haven’s girls 4x800m relay, Hannah Pruessner, Hannah Kruse, Taylor Covington, and Beth Schenck, pick up the Shamrocks first All-State medals, finishing 5th out of 16 teams.

Summary of Friday's State Track Meet - Leath suffers injury

State Track News Brief.
Jefferson City, Mo
- Friday was “qualify day” at the Missouri State Track Meet, finish in the top four in your heat and move on to Saturday’s State Finals.

The Freshmen Flash 4x400 heart throbbing finish

Photos by Kyle Quick
Pictured on the left is the 4x400 and on the right 4x800.

Centralia, Mo – Coach John Tucker said, “Our goal today [Saturday] was simply to survive, finish in the top four, and advance to next weekend’s State Meet.”

Superman returns, Smith and Patakey advance to state

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Michael Leath takes off in the 200m with Will Smith holding his starting blocks.

Centralia, Mo - Superman walked away from Saturday’s Class 1 sectionals with three 1st place finishes, advancing to next weekend’s Missouri State Track Meet.

Final update: Leath, Smith, Patakey, Monzyk, 4x800, and 4x400 are going to state

Pictured is the girls 4x400m relay team from left to right: Coach John Tucker, Molly Munsinger, Hannah Kruse, Hannah Pruessner, and Taylor Convington.
Finial update:

New Haven’s girls 4x400m relay advances to state.  More this nail biting race that required officials to review the photo finish.

Leath has Superman like performance at districts

Photos by Dena Kruse

Fulton, Mo – The Shamrock Track Team began their post season at Fulton on Saturday in the Class1 District 1 track meet.  Saturday’s goal was finish in the top four and move onto Sectionals.

Freshmann Flash take 2nd in 4x400m

Photo by Dena Kruse
Pictured is a very happy Coach Tucker with the "Freshman Flash", left to right: Hannah Kruse, Taylor Covington, Hannah Pruessner, and Molly Munsinger.

BREAKING UPDATE 4: Smith, Leath, Patakey - 4X400m to come

 

All photos have been provided by Dena Kruse.  Special thank you to Dena.
Pictured is Michael Leath after winning his third and final race, taking 1st place in the 200m

6:16 p.m. - Michael Leath chalked up two more wins on the day, taking first place in the 200m dash and 400m. adding to his 100m 1st place finish.

Four Shamrocks make Four Rivers All-Conference Track Team

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Pictured Fey Chavez.

Pacific, MoFey Chavez was the lone Shamrock to make First Team All-Conference in more than one event.  Chavez had to cover some ground on Monday to win both the J.V. 1600m and 3200m runs. 

Dominic Patakey also took first place in the J.V. 3200m and second place in the 1600m earning him First and Second Team All-Conference Honors.

Four Rivers Conference Track Meet - BREAKING UPDATE - Smith wins 800m

Update 4:20 p.m.
Pacific, Mo - Will Smith ran a brilliant 800m race, running a personal best of 2:03.73.  Smith tucked in behind a Pacific runner letting him lead the first 500m.

Patakey runs personal best at South Callaway Relays

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Dominick Patakey pulls away from the pack moving into second place.

South Callaway - Friday’s cold and windy weather affected most everyone’s times except the New Haven freshman, Dominick Patakey.  Patakey finished second in the 3200m, running a personal best of 10:55.05.

Shamrocks have one of the schools best performance at Union Relays

Michael Leath flies down the track in the 100 meter dash.

Union, Mo – Lighting bolt, Micheal Leath took first in the 100 meter dash, with a time of 11.66 seconds.  Leath broke the school record in the 200 meter dash in their first meet of the year.  He went on to finish fifth in Tuesday's meet.

Leath breaks school record in first meet of the year

In the Shamrocks' first track meet of the year in St. Clair, Michael Leath, a senior, broke the school record in the 200-meter dash.

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