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Movin’ on: Nine Bulldogs advance to track sectionals

Posted on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Nine Bulldogs were not ready to see their season end by advancing to sectionals, which will be held on Saturday, May 13.
This year’s litter of Bulldogs found success in mostly field events.

District Meet
Louisiana found most of their success in the field events at the district meet on Saturday, May 6 at Monroe City.
The girls 4×100 meter team of Samantha Henderson, Molly Ross, Raelee Burse and Janel Lindsay took fourth place with a time of 55.29.
Ross also advanced in the javelin with a heave of 99-03.00, placing her in second at districts.
Burse will compete in the high jump at sectionals with a qualifying jump of 4-08.00 (second place).
Lindsay qualified for the pole vault by clearing 7-06.00 and finishing in third place.
Faith Rule also made the cut in the pole vault with a 7-06.00 measurement that put her slightly ahead of Lindsay for second place.
Kamara Combs is the only individual sprinter to advance.
She finished third in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 18.33.
For the boys, R.J. Branham and Tyler Pedersen both will move on in the pole vault.
Branham cleared 10-00.00, good for third place.
Pedersen came in fourth by conquering the 7-06.00 mark.
Jake Sencenbaugh will advance in the javelin with a third place finish on a launch of 124-00.00.

CCC Conference Meet
Louisiana wrapped up its regular season at the CCC Conference Meet on Monday, May 1, at Monroe City.
Dalton Oberhaus finished third in the 200 with a time of 24.58 and came in fourth in the 100 (12.41).
The boys 4×200 meter team of Branham, Oberhaus, Cody Love and Sencenbaugh came in third with a time of 1:39.54.
Sencenbaugh also grabbed a fifth place finish in the javelin with a toss of 127-01.00.
In the pole vault for the girls, Lindsay and Rule each had matching marks of 7-00.00 for third and fourth place.
Henderson finished second in the triple jump with a 31-03.25 measurement.
The advancing Bulldogs will continue their journey to state at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 13, at Hillsboro.

Kayla Lindsay guts out the final turn of the 800.