Lady Cougars Rule Blue Hill Meet

Twenty-three total medals, powered by a total of 14 medals on the track would lead the Sandy Creek girls track team to a dominating win during the Blue Hill Invitational, held April 17.

Sandy Creek would blow past Blue Hill in the team standings, beating the Lady Bobcats by 70 points, holding a 157-87 edge in scoring.

Four track events would provide gold medals on the day, led by a pair of championship runs by junior Mikaela Shaw, who who both the 400 and 800-meter events.

Shaw led a trio of medalist in the 400-meter dash with a winning time of 63.56 seconds. Ashlee Harms placed third in 65.47 seconds, while  Kellie Bohlen grabbed fifth place in a time of 69.7 seconds.

In the 800, Shaw as the lone medalist, winning the race over Kesley Randall of Franklin by just under five seconds. Shaw finished in a time of two minutes, 30.59 seconds, while Randall finished in a time of 2:35.54.

Shaw would also join forces with Harms, Morgan Dickson and Kaylee Fike cruised to the 1,600-meter relay title, beating second place Blue Hill by over 12 seconds with their time of 4:23.06.

To read the full story, see this week's issue of the Clay County News (4/25/12)