The Nashville Hornettes finished second out of the seven teams competing in the Tri County Meet in Breese Monday.
Nashville second to the host school with a team score of 107, as the Lady Cougars put together a score of 127 to win the meet.
Easten Hoepker set a new meet record in the discus with a 120’ 5” throw that was the best of the day.
Allyson Grabowski took the top spot in the triple jump at 31’ 3-3/4” and Taylor Cook won the 300-hurdles with a time of :52.4.
Nashville’s relay teams also had a strong showing, with three teams finishing in the top spot. Cook, Jaylyn Bower, Abby Wroblewski and Rachael Kell won the 3,200-meter relay (11:30). Mariel Elliott, Kell, Cook and Grabowski combined for the best time in the 1,600-meter relay (4:26), and Avery Meade, Elliott, Christine Garner and Grabowski put together the best time in the 800-meter relay (1:58.6).
Emily Harper took second in the shot put, and Haylee Kania was third in the 300-hurdles.
Fourth place finishes went to the 400-meter relay team (Avery Meade, Elliott, Hannah Meade, Grabowski), Alyssa Lohmann in the 100-hurdles, Johnna Bergmann in the 1,600-meter run, Janie Holle in shot put and Abby Kroner in discus.
On Friday, the Hornettes took second out of seven teams at the Greenville Relays.
Hoepker and Kroener combined to win the discus, Annie Lietz and Garner were the best pair of pole vaulters, and the 3,200-meter relay team of Cook, Bergmann, Shaelin Heiman and Kell ran the best race.
Thursday is the girls’ Nashville Invitational, the Hornettes’ last event until they travel to Pinckneyville Monday. The River-to-River Conference Meet is set for next Thursday in Harrisburg.
Easten Hoepker hurls the discus during track and field action last week.