Coed Varsity Track & Field Unified · Tigers vs. HSE in Unified Meet


The FHS Unified Track and Field team demonstrated their overall speed and team depth as they competed against HSE on Friday during the Mudsock meet.

The Tigers had the top 5 long jump distances of the night, led by Cayden Vanoverwalle (14-1.5) and Anthony Bishop (13-6.5). Kellen Bridgeforth (10-8) and Crysta Coble (3-1) also had personal best jumps. In the shot put, the Tigers put on a great show with 2nd and 4th place finishes by Josh Ibey (43-10 PR) and Leyton Dale (38-3). Eight other Tigers set personal bests in the shot put: Jack Smith (34-5), Evan Barker (33-10), Chloe White (23-4), Dane Cochran (17-7), Brynn Bond (14-4), Colleen Davis (7-5), Sierra McKnight-Reed (6-2) and Drew Barker (31-6).

In the 100m, Sam Syrus (12.33), Josh Ibey (12.36) and Emerson Chapple (14.77) went 1-2-3. Kristyn Santiago ran a strong 16.05 to win the second heat and Lindsey Dale set a PR with a time of 18.5. In the third heat, Hannah Bischoff was dazzling with a time of 21.74 and Dane Cochran set another PR with a run of 27.44. Sam Syrus dominated the 400m with a time of 54.77, with Conner Babcock second at 1:00.5. Carter Gordon and Nick Taulman put up strong times with both runners coming in at or under 1:10. Kellen Bridgeforth’s 1:21.3 and Matt Kiffmeyer’s 1:31.2 were strong numbers in the second heat.

Both the boys (52.99) and girls (1:06.1) 4×100 relays also won their respective heats.

The Tigers compete in the Hamilton County meet on Wednesday May 1st at Carmel HS, 5:30pm. Admission is $5.