Boys Varsity Track, Girls Varsity Track · Garbe Shatters 23-Year-Old Record, Huron Track Teams Sweep Edison in Dual

Tuesday was a day of historic proportions at Edison, as senior Hunter Garbe destroyed the 100m hurdle record that stood for 23 years. Garbe won the event, running a 15.40, setting a lifetime best and eclipsing the school record of 16.0 that was set by A. Thompson back in 1996. Garbe came within a hundredth of a second last season, running a 16.01 at the SBC Conference championships.

Along with that, both the boys (75-62) and the girls (69-63) teams claimed victories over the Edison Chargers in duel meet action. The girls 4×800 team of Moser, Steuk, Crow, and Andres won with a time of 11:01, while previously mentioned Garbe and Bridgette Gerber-Winschel took 1st and 3rd in the 100m hurdles, with Gerber-Winschel also running a lifetime best of 16.80. Winning the 100m was Virginia Spitzley with a time of 13.30, followed closely by Maggie Golling placing 2nd with a time of 13.50. The 4×200 squad of Garbe, Gerber-Winschel, Spitzley, and Cozzie won the event with a season best time of 1:52.00, and that was followed up by Garbe, Gerber-Winschel, M. Golling, and Cozzie winning the 4×100 with a time of 53.00. Sofia Stefano placed 3rd in the 400m with a time of 1:16.00, while Garbe ran away with the victory in the 300IH with a time of 47.30. Sweeping the 800m was the trio of Corinne Steuk, Kennedy Crow, and Denise Sherer, running times of 2:43.00, 2:59.00, and 3:31.00, respectively. Freshman Maggie Golling finished up the running event scoring by pulling away with a victory in the 200m with a time of 28.70. Scoring in the field events was Gerber-Winschel and Emily Franks in the long jump, placing 1st and 2nd with leaps of 14’0 and a lifetime best of 13’9″, respectively. Emma Golling and Alizia Lagando scored points in the high jump, placing 2nd and 3rd with jumps of 4’8″ and 4’6″. Aubree Steinmetz placed 3rd in both the shot put and discus with throws of 26’4″, and a lifetime best of 78’8″. Kylie Obergefell and Emma Golling finished off the scoring with a 1st and 3rd finish, vaulting 10’0″ and a lifetime best of 6’6″, respectively.

On the boys side, scoring first for the Tigers was the 4×800 relay team of Brian Wiseman, Danny Wiseman, Mitch Kaminski, and Sal Sherer, winning the event with a season best time of 8:55.00. Jimmy Harkelroad and Terry Porter both ran lifetime bests in the 110HH, placing 1st and 3rd with times of 15.10 and 16.20, respectively. In the 100m, Caden Monak edged out Edison’s Romell with a winning time of 11.37, Huron boys’ first sub-12 second 100m runner in over 5 years. The 4×200 relay team of Harkelroad, Holliday, Wood, and Richie won with a season best time of 1:35.00, followed up by a 3rd place finish in the 400m by Brian Wiseman with a time of 56.80. Mason Staton won the 300IH with a time of 42.70, a lifetime best, and that was followed up by a 1-2-3 sweep of the 800m by Sherer, M. Kaminski, and Weyer, with times of 2:17, 2:18, and 2:20, respectively. Kristian Caporini placed 2nd in the 200m with a time of 23.60, and the running events were finished off with a 4×400 victory by the team of Delaney, Wood, Staton, and Harkelroad, coming in at a season best of 3:34.00. The field events were highlighted by another lifetime best throw for Noah Woodruff, tossing the shot put 45’5″, and also winning the discus with a throw of 112’11.5″. Quin Spitzley and Tony Pendergrass went 1-2 in the pole vault, going 9’0″ (lifetime best) and 8’6″, respectively. In high jump, Mitch Kaminski and Trae Bellamy placed 2nd and 3rd with jumps of 5’4″, while the long jump crew of Holliday, Wood, and Porter swept the event with leaps of 16’8″, 16’7″, and 16’3″ (lifetime best), respectively.

The Tiger track teams will travel back to Milan for the Edison Invite on Saturday, April 13th, looking to continue their progress. Thank you to all those that made it out to support our teams!

Photo credit: Kelly Keller Garbe