From Greensburg Coach Katina Tekulve
The Greensburg Girls Track and Field team won the Decatur County Championship Meet on Wednesday night. The Lady Pirates earned 88.5 total points to South Decatur’s 35.5 and North Decatur’s 32. Not only did the Greensburg Girls capture 14 firsts of the 15 contested events but they also set 4 new meet records.
Long Jump Champion, Elizabeth Mitchell, returned to her signature event after recovering from an injury by breaking both the school record and the meet record with a 17’7″ leap. The previous meet record of 16’7.25″ was set by Becky Whitaker from North Decatur in 2003. The previous Greensburg School record of 16’5.75″ was set by Diane Moeller in 1977.
Distance Champion, Brenner Hanna, also broke two meet records with her championship performances in the 1600 and 3200. Hanna ran 5:15.3 in the metric mile and 11:26.3 in the metric 2 mile beating the previous records of 5:21.9 and 11:47.2 which she set in 2019.
Another new meet record was set by the Champion 3200m relay team of Hanna, Sarah Stapp, Sophie Nobbe, and Emily Mangels. The ladies ran a 10:40 which beat the previous record of 10:42.7 set in 2018 by Greensburg ladies, Cami Jones, Cathy Newhart, Lexi Huber and Brenner Hanna.
Other Championship performances were earned by:Emarie Jackson – Shot Put & DiscusElizabeth Mitchell – 100 hurdles & 200Josie Nobbe – High JumpSarah Stapp – 400Kayla Haycock – 300 hurdlesEmily Mangels – 800400m Relay – Hilary Ernstes, Kayla Haycock, Emily Million, Josie Nobbe1600m Relay – Kayla Haycock, Sarah Stapp, Sophie Nobbe, Emily Mangels
Runner Up Champions include:Emily Mangels – 1600Emily Million – 300 hurdles
3rd place finishesJosie Nobbe – 100Ava Wilmer – 400Sophie Nobbe – 800Kayla Haycock – 200 Malana Wilmer – 3200Emily Million – High Jump (tie)
The Lady Pirates will compete again Tuesday, May 11 at the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference Championship Meet in Rushville.