LISLE, IL — After two days of competition, four local athletes are making their way back to Boise with national experience and exposure under their belts.
Bishop Kelly junior Lindsey Schmidt and Capital junior Emma Cole competed in the heptathlon for only the second time in their careers.
— Bryan Stith (@oldskoolcoach) June 30, 2015
Schmidt finished 12th overall with 3728 total points and recorded personal records in shot put (24-11.25) and high jump (5-02.25). In the heptathlon’s five other events, Schmidt posted the following times:
100 hurdles – 15.79
Long Jump – 15-7
Javelin Throw – 65-08
800 meters – 2:44.34
200 meters – 28.47
Cole finished just a few points behind Schmidt in 13th place with 3585 points. She recorded personal records in the high jump (4-08.25), shot put (32-10.25) and tied her long jump personal record (16-7). In the heptathlon’s four other events, Cole posted the following times:
100 hurdles – 15.94
Javelin Throw – 59-08
800 meters – 2:55.70
200 meters – 27.85
Capital junior Sam Brixey, the 5A 110 meter and 300 hurdles state champion, broke his personal best time in the 110 hurdles in 14.12 seconds. He finished sixth overall in the field.
Brixey’s previous record, 14.18 seconds, was set at the 2015 5A State Championships back in May.
— Sam Brixey (@SLBrixSquad) July 1, 2015
Capital junior Britt Ipsen finished fourth in the long jump.