Girls track team finishes second

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By Brian Blair

The Owen County High School girls track team finished second on Friday night at the Grant County Invitational. The team finished behind Boone County and ahead of Dayton which finished third.
Nicole Jacobs finished fifth in the 100-meter dash while Andi Burford was fourth and Sara Wilhoit came in 15th in the 200-meter dash.
Veronica Chisholm was sixth and Mikala Byers seventh in the 400-meter dash. Autumn Hunter placed fifth in the 800-meter run.
Hunter was also fourth in the 1600-meter run with Samantha Tamplin coming seventh place.
In the 3200-meter run, Hunter was second and Tamplin came in third.
Jacobs finished fifth in the 100-meter hurdles and fourth in the 300-meter hurdles.
Audrey Hager was fifth in the 300-meter hurdles.
In the team races, the 4x100-meter relay was third; the 4x200 team, third; the 4x400, fourth; and the 4x800-meter relay team, second.
Paula Rivera performed well in the field events with a first-place finish in the discus. Wilhoit was third and Hannah Hatchett came in 11th place in the discus.
Jacobs had a good day in the high jump and finished second.
Rivera was third; Chisholm, fourth; Jacobs, fifth; and Emily Bibb came in eighth in the long jump.
Hailey Hatchett was second in the shot put with Rivera, third; Wilhoit, fifth; and Hannah Hatchett, 10th.