Prep Girls Track

Three Blue Devils win events at indoor meet

By THE HERALD-WHIG STAFF
Posted: Mar. 11, 2017 9:15 pm

ELSAH, Ill. -- Quincy High School's Arriana Benjamin, Maggie Schutte and Lydia Kurfman won events during the Jerseyville Winter Thaw Meet on Saturday at Principia College.

Benjamin won the shot put with a throw of 40 feet, 2 inches, while Schutte won the triple jump in 35-4 and Kurfman captured the 1,600-meter run in 5 minutes, 34 seconds. Schutte also placed second the 60 hurdles (9.33) and the pole vault (10-0). Kurfman finished second in the 3,200 (11:34).

No team scores were kept.

Sydney Bauer had Pittsfield's best showing with a fifth-place finish in the 800-meter run with a time of 2 minutes, 36 seconds.