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Girls Track Hold Award Banquet

From left to right: Kylie Kozuszek, Sabrina Kollbaum, Jadah Heidel, and Sydney Schnitker.

The Nashville Hornettes girls track team capped off their season with an end of the season banquet on June 29. The Hornettes had a successful season, in which they won the Nashville Invitational, won their Sectional, and advanced to state in eight different events. The Hornettes finished runner-up in the SIRR Mississippi Division.

The Most Valuable Track Athlete award went to senior Taylor Cook. Cook set a new school record in the 300m Hurdles this season at the Tri-County Invitational breaking a 15  year-old record. Cook advanced to State in the 300m Hurdles as well as a part of the 4X400M Relay team and as part of the 4X800m Relay team.

The Most Valuable Field Athlete this season, was Sydney Schnitker. Schnitker began her high school career with a phenomenal season. Schnitker advanced to state in both the long jump and the triple jump this season. Schnitker also broke the school record in the triple jump this season, breaking Haley Fark’s record. Schnitker also received one of two Rookie of the Year awards this season.

Two Most Valuable Runner awards were handed out this season, as Kylie Kozuszek and Jadah Heidel each received the award. Kozuszek was a part of the 4X400m Relay team, and the 4X800m Relay team, both of which advanced to state this past season. Heidel got off to a late start this season, but came on strong as the season drew to a close. Heidel advanced to state in triple jump, the 400m Dash, and the 4X400M relay.

Sabrina Kollbaum took home one of the two Rookie of the Year awards this season. Kollbaum was a member of the 4X800m Relay team that advanced to state this season.

Taylor Cook.

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