The Lisbon varsity girls’ track and field team took fifth place May 3 in the Marion Invitational before going on to win the Tri-River Conference in Alburnett three nights later.
Solon took first place in the Marion Invite, with Marion, Benton and Williamsburg rounding out the top four. Center Point-Urbana finished behind the Lions in sixth.
“They did pretty well,” said head coach Casey Baxa, noting his team’s “need to clean up some relay stuff.”
Dakota Chappell finished third place in the discus with a new personal record of 92 feet, 11 inches.
The distance medley relay team of Brynnley Baxa, Mia Petersen, Kiah Kilburg, and Lourdes Mason finished third as well, with a new season best of 4 minutes 33.31 seconds.
Lourdes Mason placed third in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:27.84.
The 4x100 relay team of Addy Happel, Ava Czarnecki, Madi Schnipkoweit, and Peyton Robinson finished first with a time of 52.91.
Thursday night, the Lions reigned supreme at the Tri-Rivers conference meet in Alburnett.
The sprint medley relay team of Madi Schnipkoweit, Ava Czarnecki, Addy Happel, and Peyton Robinson finished third place.
Lourdes Mason won the conference championship in the 3,000 meter run.
The 4x800 relay team consisting of Kiah Kilburg, Blair Baltes, Maeve Krogmann, and Gabi Moehlman won the conference championship as well.
The shuttle hurdle relay team of Addy Petersen, McKenna Nost, Morgan Kelley, and Kennedy Baxa placed sixth.
The distance medley relay team of Brynnley Baxa, Mia Petersen, Kiah Kilburg, and Lourdes Mason finished second place.
The 4x200 relay team of Addy Happel, Ava Czarnecki, Madi Schnipkoweit, and Peyton Robinson won the conference championship.
Lourdes Mason and Blair Baltes finished second and sixth in the 800 meter run.
Lourdes Mason won the conference championship in the 1500 with a time of 5:06.91.
The 4x100 relay team of Addy Happel, Ava Czarnecki, Madi Schnipkoweit, and Peyton Robinson won the conference championship and broke their own school record (52.54) in the process.
The 4x400 relay team of Kiah Kilburg, Ella Clark, Maeve Krogmann, and Gabi Moehlman finished fourth.
Peyton Robinson placed second in the long jump with a leap of 16’5”.
“It was a great night of performances in a very deep Tri-Rivers Conference,” said Baxa.
The Lions would next perform Thursday, May 13 at the state qualifying meet in Wayland.
100M Dash – 5 Gabi Moehlman, 14.38; 800M Dash – 3 Lourdes Mason, 2:27.84; Discus – 3 Dakota Chappell, 92-11.00; Shot put – 4 Chappell, 31-3.00; 4x100M relay – 1 Addy Happel, Ava Czarnecki, Madison Schnipkoweit, Peyton Robinson, 52.91; 4x200M Relay – 4 Kiah Kilburg, Ella Clark, Addi Petersen, Gabbi Moehlman, 4:28.18; 800-Sprint Medley Relay – 5 Kennedy Baxa, Brecklynn Jones, Mia Petersen, Addi Petersen; 1600-Distance Medley Relay – 3 Brynnley Baxa, Mia Petersen, Kilburg, Mason, 4:33.31.