Multiple Teams · Voelz, Eagleson smash track records


The New Palestine track team set two records, including shattering a 21-year-old mark, in Monday’s triangular meet at Franklin Central.

Caleb Eagleson broke Lincoln McKinley’s mark in the 3200 meters that had stood since 1996. Also, Sam Voelz became the 800 meter school recordholder.

Eagleson ran the two-mile in 9:33.13, breaking one of the oldest records at NPHS. Voelz ran the 800 in 1:53.40, also setting a record. Each won his events.

Other winners for the Dragon boys were Chase Crowder in the 1600, joining Drew Austin in leading a 1-2 finish; Spencer Corey in the 400 (50.64), Brady Walden in the long jump (19-9) and the 4×400 relay (3:26.77).

Finishing second were the 4×800 relay, Walden in the 100, Jared Reed in the 300 hurdles and Laine Schonauer in the high jump.

Roncalli won the boys meet with 62 points. NP had 55 and Franklin Central 50.

In the girls meet, the Dragons posted a score of 52 to finish second to FC (77). Roncalli had 37 points.

Winners for the Dragons were Victoria Crowder in the 400 (1:01.48), Kaylin Casner in the 800 (2:25), Lillie Cain in the shot put (39-2) and the 4×800 relay. Finishing second were Grace Shanahan in the 100 hurdles, Jordan Reid in the 100 and 200, Cain in the discus and Emily Jonas in the shot put. The 4×400 relay also finished second.

The Dragons next compete at Friday’s Zionsville Invitational.

Caleb Eagleson and Sam Voelz both set school records Monday.
Caleb Eagleson and Sam Voelz both set school records Monday.
The Dragons' 4x400 relay of Sam Voelz, Brady Walden, Adam Brickens and Spencer Corey won Monday.
The Dragons’ 4×400 relay of Sam Voelz, Brady Walden, Adam Brickens and Spencer Corey won Monday.
Chase Crowder won the 1600 during Mondays triangular meet.
Chase Crowder won the 1600 during Mondays triangular meet.
Victoria Crowder won the 400 meters for the Dragons.
Victoria Crowder won the 400 meters for the Dragons.
Lillie Cain won the shot put at Franklin Central.
Lillie Cain won the shot put at Franklin Central.
Freshman Kaylin Casner won the 800.
Freshman Kaylin Casner won the 800.