Gearing up for the Conference Meet this week, and regionals and sectionals, the Hornets track team finished third in the Pinckneyville Open on May 9. The Hornets finished third behind Pinckneyville and Chester.
Pinckneyville won the meet with 73 points, while Nashville was just edged by Chester. Chester finished with 57 points, while the Hornets finished with 54.
The Hornets were led by Freshman Gavin Leitz who finished first in three events. Leitz finished first in the triple jump, the pole vault, and the 110m high hurdles. The Hornets also got a first place finish from the 4X400m relay team that consisted of Derryn Holmes, Ethan Reid, Brandon Schnitker, and Ryan Kell.
The Hornets are back in action on Thursday as they travel to DuQuoin for the SIRR Conference meet.