Year Round Sport
Apollo Track Competes in Saluki Invitational
March 10, 2014By Jon Boultinghouse of Apollo High School
The Apollo Track Program competed in Carbondale IL this weekend at the SIU Saluki Indoor Invitational. The Eagles had several very strong performances in a field that had some of the best athletes from Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, and Missouri. On the girls side Shelby Lewis placed second in the Pole Vault with a vault of 9’6”. While Leslie Burns set a career best in the 400 meter dash running a 1:03.73 placing her first. One the boys side Dondre Mimms won the 200 meters in a VERY strong field. Ryan Duvall came in runner up in the 60 meter hurdles and in the process broke the Apollo school record. Tristan Durbin rounded out the individuals scoring for the team with a 6th place finish in the 3200 meters.