Girls Varsity Track · Varsity Girls Track Team Finishes Fifth in Tight Race at Tiger Town


The Festus varsity girls track team took fifth place at Tuesday’s Tiger Town Invitational held at Hillsboro High School.  Festus accumulated 72 points, only 16 points behind first place Jefferson R-7.  Sixteen points separated the top five teams, with Jackson, Rockwood Summit, and DeSoto finishing in the second, third, and fourth spots.

Here are the relay teams and athletes who scored for the Tigers in Tuesday’s meet.

Second Place

Caitlin Reed, pole vault–11-00.00

Alexa Sumpter, discus–105-10

Third Place

Melissa Wolk, 3200 meter run–12:20.54

Alexa Sumpter, shot put–33-03.00

Fourth Place

Sophia Leftwich, 1600 meter run–5:53.03

Allison Payne, 3200 meter run–12:29.09

Abby McMillin, high jump–4-08.00

Fifth Place

Emma Kettler, 3200 meter run–12:31.71

Abby McMillin, triple jump–32-11.50

Sara Hoffman, discus–95-10

Sixth Place

Erika McIntyre, 1600 meter run–6:02.01

Abigail Williams, high jump–4-06.00

Abby McMillin, long jump–15-03.00

Seventh Place

India Austin, 400 meter run–1:05.82

4×800 meter relay team–10:58.95

Jenna Oetting, javelin–94-08

Eighth Place

4×200 meter relay team–2:00.90

4×400 meter relay team–4:32.70

Sara Hoffman, shot put–31-07.00

The Tigers are back in action Friday at Hillsboro for a dual meet with the Hawks.  The meet begins at 4:00 p.m.