Jacksonville Invite Results

Sunday, March 4 2018 - Jacksonville Invitational

The Pleasant Plains Cardinals (IL Milesplit 1A #1) had a busy weekend in Jacksonville on Saturday at the Jacksonville High School 1A invitational.  The boys emerged victorious, squeaking by #3 ranked Carlinville.  The team scores were as follows:

Plains (#1) 68

Carlinville (#3) 66

Carthage Illini West (#5) 62

Madison 39

Liberty 38

Full team scores can be found here

In addition, in Illinois' first ever virtual dual meet, the Cardinals beat the IL #2 Rockford Christian Royal Lions by a score of 60-54.  Full results can be found on either the Cardinals (@plainstrackxc) or the Rockford Christian (@rcyouknow) twitter feeds.

In addition, three indoor school records were also broken Saturday.  In the 60 meter prelims, junior Sam McAfee ran 7.29 seconds to break Bryce Anderson's 2014 record of 7.32 seconds. 

In the 200 meter dash, both Hunter Tapscott and Jonah Miller ran under the old school record mark of 24.52 set in 2012.  Tapscott ran 24.41 while Miller ran 24.47.  

In addition, junior Chase Schmitt threw 45'11" to break Dylan Warren's 2011 mark of 44'8".

The following athletes also medaled on Saturday:

4x800, 1st place: Nick Sunley, Jack McFadden, Otis Sanders, Luke McGraw

4x200, 2nd place: Hunter Tapscott, Lucas Western, Jonah Miller, Sam McAfee

4x400, 2nd place: Sam McAfee, Jonah Miller, Jack McFadden, Luke McGraw

High Jump, 3rd place: Tristen Tewes

The following athletes placed in the meet and scored points for their team:

60 hurdles, 4th place: Keigan Halford

shot put, 4th place: Chase Schmitt

60 hurdles, 5th place: Sam Crocker

long jump, 5th place: Sam McAfee

60 meter dash, 5th place: Sam McAfee

400 meter dash, 5th place: Keigan Halford

pole vault, 6th place: Sam Crocker

800 meter run, 6th place: Brock Brummett

200 meter dash, 7th place: Hunter Tapscott

1600 meter run, 7th place: Steven Melin

The following athletes also set personal bests (indoor):

Sam McAfee, 60 meters, 7.29 (old 7.45)

Hunter Tapscott, 60 meters, 7.45 (old 7.49), 200 meters 24.41 (old 24.66)

Keigan Halford, 60 meters, 9.27 (old 9.41), 400 meters 56.69 (old 58.29)

Sam Crocker, 60 hurdles, 9.53 (old 9.96) triple jump 37'2.5" (old 36'0.5")

Jonah Miller, 200 meters, 24.47 (old 25.15)

Steven Melin, 1600 meters, 4:54.71 (old 5:09.29)

Justin Holding, pole vault, 10' (old 9'6")

Chase Schmitt, shot put, 45'11" (old 41'0.5")

Relay Season Bests:

4x200 1:35.81 from 1:36.42

4x400 3:31.18 from 3:38.54

4x800 8:43.88 from 8:45.26

In addition, pictures from past meets can be found at these two links:

Triad Invite

Jacksonville Invite