West Lafayette's Burgess triumphs at Hoosier State Relays

West Lafayette's Burgess triumphs at Hoosier State Relays


West Lafayette's Burgess triumphs at Hoosier State Relays


West Lafayette’s Bobbie Burgess won the 1A-3A girls 3,200 championship at Saturday’s Hoosier State Relays at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion.

That performance led West Lafayette to a third-place finish in the 1A-3A team standings at the unofficial indoor state meet.

Burgess, who finished second last season, won in 11:01.51 and beat the runner up by more than 21 seconds. Twin Lakes’ Madeline Lilly finished fourth in 11:41.28.

Burgess also helped West Lafayette’s distance medley relay team to a runner-up finish in 12:33.66. She teamed with Kristen Johnson, Susan Hubbard and Lauren Johnson, and those three runners teamed with Delaney Barber to finish second in the 3,200 relay in 9:48.51.

Also in 1A-3A girls, Carroll’s Bailey Worl tied for fourth in the high jump (5 feet, 2 inches), Tri-County’s Alisha Bahler was fourth in the shot put (37-23/4), Clinton Prairie’s Abby Clark took seventh in the pole vault (8-6) and West Lafayette’s Michelle Bower was seventh in the long jump (16-33/4).

In the 4A-5A boys meet, Lafayette Jeff’s 800 relay team of Matt Johnson, Demarques Jones, Darian Green and Carl McQuay finished fifth in 1:33.16. Johnson also took sixth in the 55 meter dash in 6.50.

North Montgomery’s Dakota Ramey led the area contingent in the 1A-3A boys meet, finishing second in the shot put at 54-5. Southmont’s 800 relay team of Devon Burton, Dan Barrett, Drake Cooksey and Jake Richardson took third (1:35.21), while West Lafayette’s squad of Brandon Watt, William Mbongo, Ethan Watt and Maurice Woodard finished eighth (1:37.20).

Benton Central’s Henry Fisher tied for fourth with six other competitors in the high jump (6-0). Southmont’s 1,600 relay team of Burton, Barrett, Richardson and Elijah Simms finished sixth (3:38.40).

Complete results are available on the Indiana Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches website.


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