- Val T.
Pioneer girls, boys track takes 2nd in 3-way meet
BY VAL TSOUTSOURIS
Sports Editor, RTC
The Pioneer girls and boys track teams each finished second to Kankakee Valley in a three-way meet at Twin Lakes Tuesday.
Final scores were not provided to RTC.
In the girls meet, Rachel Harding won the 100 meters in 12.52 seconds, a new personal best, and also took second in the high jump and third in the 200 meters. She also ran a leg on the 4 x 100 relay that took second.
Paula Collado Fernandez won the 400 in 1:01, a new personal best, and was second in the 800. She also ran a leg on the victorious 4 x 400 relay team and the 4 x 800 relay team that finished third.
Aspen Moolenaar and Hayley Malchow finished 1-2 in the pole vault. Blair Grigsby won the 300 hurdles.
Grigsby, Michelle Harding and Chloe Chan each ran a leg on the 4 x 400 relay.
In the boys meet, Leighton Dodt won the 1,600 in 4:44 and the 3,200. He also ran a leg on the victorious 4 x 800 relay.
Carson Meyer was second in the 1,600 in 4:46 and the 3,200 behind Dodt. Jackson Baker won the 800 and was fourth in the 400.
Jack Cooper joined Baker, Dodt and Meyer on the 4 x 800 relay.
The Pioneer coaching staff reported 38 personal records, and all six relays also set season bests.
Pioneer travels to the Caston Invitational Saturday.