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Tracksters
Grant County track athletes, Jalyn Western, Bridgette Knapp and Destiny Helmick.

Last week, multiple Grant County athletes traveled to Laidley Field in Charleston to compete in the 2019 State Track and Field meet.

Bridgette Knapp of Union High School ended the tournament in the top 10 of both the high jump and long jump.

Knapp picked up third place in the high jump and seventh place in the long jump. Overall, she picked up six points in her events.

Another strong contender from Grant County was Jalyn Western, a senior at Petersburg High School. Western finished third place in the 100 meters hurdles (33”).

Western also finished sixth in the high jump in a tie with an athlete from Frankfort.

The PHS 4x102.5 meter shuttle hurdle team also picked up a third place win. Team members, Sierra Arbaugh, Jessica Canoy, Western and Reece Hedrick finished with a time of 1:08.89.

Another top 10 team win for PHS was the 4x100 relay, with runners Carley Turner, Hedrick, Western and Canoy finishing ninth in the event with the time of 53.23

Overall, the PHS Lady Vikings finished in 12th place with 12.5 points.

The PHS boys also picked up a top 10 win in the 4x110 meter shuttle hurdle. The team members, which finished with a time of 1:01.95, were Zack Rohrbaugh, Kason Rogers, Jacob Perez and Zack Wampler.

Baseball slide

Last week the Petersburg High School Viking baseball team finished out their regular season in a game against Pendleton County.

The day before, the team held their final home game of the sea- son and hosted their annual senior night. During the event, six seniors were recognized. Seniors on the 2019 team were Tyce Wisnewski, Cameron Hedrick, Carter Phares, Travis Bolyard, Hunter Pool and Peyton Sindledecker.

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