The Butler Girl’s Track & Field team placed second at the 46th Annual Baldwin Invitational Friday night. It was a great warm up for Monday’s WPIAL Team Championship at Peters Twp against Norwin, North Allegheny and Seneca Valley. The 4×800 Relay team of Chesna Tomko, Chelsey Kabel, Jen Cichra and Liz Simms opened the meet with a gold medal finish at 9:32/23 – the fastest time in the WPIAL this season. Samanatha Penrod placed second in the pole vault with a career best vault of 10-9. Liz Simms ran a season best 2:16.13 to place second. Simms also anchored the 4×400 relay with Gabby Boden, Chesna Tomko and Anna Baxter to a second place finish. Anna Baxter had a career best time of 45.76 for 3rd in the 300 Hurdles. Chelsey Kabal placed fifth in the 1600 as did Ali Altman in the high jump.
Butler Place Winners:
4×800 Relay – 1st – Chesna Tomko, Chelsey Kabel, Jen Cichra, Liz Simms 9:32.23
Pole Vault – 2nd – Samantha Penrod 10-9
800 Meters – 2nd – Liz Simms 2:16.13
4×400 Relay – 2nd – Gabby Boden, Chesna Tomko, Anna Baxter, Liz Simms 4:00.49
300 Hurdles – 3rd – Anna Baxter 45.76
1600 Meters – 5th – Chelsey Kabel 5:24.10
High Jump – 5th – Ali Altman 5-1
4×100 Relay – 6th – Anna Baxter, Emma Stewart, Alli Morrow, Gabby Boden 51.26
100 Hurdles – 7th – Anna Baxter 15.87
The Girl’s compete for the WPIAL Team Championship on Monday at Peters Twp against Norwin, North Allegheny and Seneca Valley. Meet start time is 4:00 PM.