Running hot on a chilly day

January 31, 2022 Last Updated: January 30, 2022 08:31 PM High School

Butler's boys track 4x200 meter relay team broke the facility record Saturday at Edinboro University, completing the event in 1 minute, 31.12 seconds. The relay members are, from left, Lucas Slear, Brayden Young, Guinness Brown and Presley Ornelas. Submitted Photo

Butlerís indoor 4x200 relay unit breaks facility record

The atmosphere was cold. Butlerís athletes were red-hot.

The Golden Tornado boys indoor track and field team produced five first-place finishes ó including a record-setting run by the 4x200 meter relay unit ó Saturday at a TCTCA meet at the Edinboro University.

Athletes from three states participated in the meet, with temperatures inside the ďbubbleĒ hovering around 40 degrees.

Butlerís 4x200 relay team of Presley Ornelas, Brayden Young, Lucas Slear and Guinness Brown broke the facility high school record at Edinboro, running the event in 1 minute, 31.12 seconds. That is also the top time in the state so far this season.

Brown won the 400 meters in 49.63 seconds and owns the top time in the state in the 200 and 400. Butlerís distance medley relay of Sage Vavro, Brown, Slear and Drew Griffith won in 10:55.95. The 4x400 meter relay of Carson Knight, Aaron Stebick, Luke Campbell and Young won in 4:42.95. Tyler Rekich won the long jump with a leap of 20 feet, 10.25 inches.

Other placers for Butlerís boys and girls at the meet follow:


200 meters: 8-Landon Lacey 24.22

Long Jump: 2-Brayden Young 20-6.25, 3-Presley Ornelas 20-2

High Jump: 2-Tyler Rekich 5-11, 4-Luke Campbell 5-9

Pole Vault: 3-Ryan Bernardi 11-2

Shot put: 7-Markeis Frazier 39-7.75


60 meters: 4-Alli Morrow 8.20

200 meters: 4-Alli Morrow 27.46

800 meters: 7-Jen Cichra 2:32.80

Mile: 4-Jen Cichra 5:31.08

60-meter hurdles: 3-Emma Lehman 9.96

4x200 relay: 4-Emma Lehman, Ari Morrow, Adraya Baxter, Alli Morrow 1:55.44

4x200 relay: 5-Jordyn Vandevort, Adraya Baxter, Audrey Lehman, Lauren Bowden 4:34.14

Long Jump: 3-Alli Morrow 15-7.5

Triple Jump: 6-Monica Fencil 31-2