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2014 BCR Girls Track and Field Honor Roll Team

Published: Friday, June 27, 2014 3:49 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014 5:28 p.m. CDT

All roads led to Charleston and the IHSA State Track finals for the Bureau Valley Storm and other area girls. The Storm landed three medals in relays and another by Athlete of the Year Lindsey Hoffert in the long jump. Princeton senior Zoe Mead medaled in the 800 meters and qualified in the 400 meters. Here’s a rundown of this year’s Honor Roll leaders.

Tanya Acamovic (Hall • So.)

No sophomore jinx for the Hall hurdler, who led all area competitors in the 300 low hurdles by nearly three seconds with a time of 50:54.

Helena Osk Arnadottir

(Bureau Valley • Sr.)

No athlete came as far to land on the Honor Roll than the senior exchange student from Iceland, who competed on the Storm’s third-place 4x400 relay.

Haley DeVoss

(Bureau Valley • Jr.)

Ran the opening leg for the Storm’s 4x100 which placed eighth at state and led the area with a time of 50.71.

Megan Grady

(Amboy/LaMoille • Fr.)

The freshmen from Amboy gave the Clippers co-op a state qualifier, running honor roll bests in the 3200 meters (11:45.28) and the 1600 meters (school record 5:29.7).

Lindsey Hoffert

(Bureau Valley • Jr.)

Placing for state in four events, the BV junior was back in stride after battling injuries last year. Hoffert placed fifth in the 1A long jump, leading the area with a jump of 17 feet, 9 1/4 inches. She also ran on the Storm’s relays which medaled in the 4x100, the 4x200 and 4x400.

Katelyn Johnson

(Bureau Valley • Sr.)

The Storm sent their senior captain out in style with a pair of state medals in the 4x200 and 4x400.

Ashley Keegan (Hall • Sr.)

Ran the anchor leg for the Lady Devils state qualifying 4x800 relay, which led the area with a time of 10:37.96.

Brooke Keegan (Hall • So.)

Another of Hall’s talented underclass, Keegan led all area triple jumpers with a hop, skip and a jump of 34-0 3/4.

Tianna Kennedy

(Bureau Valley • Fr.)

Only teammate Lindsey Hoffert landed more state medals than Kennedy, a freshman who ran on all three of the BV state relays.

Sydney Lebahn

(Bureau Valley • Jr.)

The BV junior returned to state in the discus, launching a throw of 113-5 in Charleston. She led all area throwers in the discus with a toss of 114-11.

Zoe Mead (Princeton • Sr.)

With fluid, seemingly effortless strides, the PHS senior shined with a rare touch of speed and stamina. She medaled in Class 2A in the 800 meters and qualified in the 400 meters, setting school records in both events with times of 2:15.28 and 57.55. Next year, she will run for Division II Lewis University.

Amelia Moreno (Hall • Fr.)

The Hall freshman took part in the Lady Devils’s 4x800 relay which turned in the best time around the area.

Marissa Mungia (Bureau Valley • Fr.)

The BV freshman landed two state medals in her first season running the Storm’s 4x100 and 4x200 relays.

Kaylee Olivares (Hall • Fr.)

Ran the leadoff leg for the Lady Devils’ effort in the 4x800 which led all area efforts.

Paige Orlandi (Hall • Jr.)

The Hall junior helped the Lady Devils turn the page for the top area time in the 4x800 relay.

Madi Quinn (Hall • Fr.)

The little freshman soared with the big girls in the State as a sectional pole vault champion. She set the school record at 10-3 with three years to go even further. She also is the Honor Roll leader in the 100 high hurdles with a time of 16.14.

Laura Rieker

(Amboy/LaMoille • Sr.)

The LaMoille senior found her way back to Charleston for the state meet, having it made the first time as a sophomore. She shared the top spot atop the Honor Roll with BV’s Hoffert with a school record jump of 5-2.

Colbi Schertz (Princeton • Jr.)

The PHS junior gave it her best shot at state, placing eighth in Class 2A with a throw of 38-2. Along the way, she set the school record at 39-5.

Sabrina Webb (Bureau Valley • Fr.)

The third BV freshmen to medal at state, Webb ran on the Storm’s third-place 4x400 relay.

Erika Zimmerlein (Amboy/LaMoille • Jr.)

Coming out for track this spring at a friend’s urging, the LaMoille sophomore shined on the track for the Clippers. She qualified for state in the 200 meters, setting a school record (26.2) and also led the Honor Roll in the 100 meters (13.0).

Notes: Bureau Valley Bureau County records in the 4x100 (50.71) and the 4x400 (4:01.59) and a school record in the 4x200 (1:48.10), medaling in all three events.

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