Troy thinclads post personal bests — advance to divisionals
| May 17, 2022 7:00 AM
Five Troy tracksters will be moving on to divisionals.
The District 6-B Conference track and field championships took place this past weekend, May 14.
Places one through six are guaranteed a trip to Frenchtown this weekend, May 20-21, and a chance to advance to the state meet.
Trojan distance ace, junior Trevor Grant led the charge churning through the Bigfork winds. Grant posted a personal best and a school record in the 1600 meter run.
With a time of 4:40.81, Grant would [place second and break the Troy school record he set just a week ago. His previous record was 4:41.19.
Grant would also place third in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:10.57.
Sophomore Marcus Hermes placed sixth in the 800 meter, setting a personal best of 2:17.70. Less the one half of a second separated the fifth from seventh place finishers.
Sophomore Jacob Gromley placed fifth in the discus. Gromley’s toss of 110 feet 4-1/2 inches would be a personal best.
Gromley placed sixth n the shot put. Gromley’s heave landed at 35 feet 9 inches.
With a leap of 31 feet 5 inches, Lady Trojan junior Izzy Tunison would set a personal best in the triple jump. Tunison would place second.
Freshman Cortenie Rogers took third place in the 100-meter hurdles. Her time was a personal best of 18.66.
In an odd twist Troy freshman Cody Todd and freshman Baracko Garcia tied for seventh place in the triple jump. Both jumped 35 feet 6-1/2 inches. They missed qualifying for divisionals by 1-1/2 inches.