BNL wins HHC in Unified track

COLUMBUS – Bedford North Lawrence won its third consecutive Hoosier Hills Conference championship in Unified Track on Saturday.

The Stars totaled 133 points to top the five-team field. Seymour was second with 112.

Winners for the Stars included Tanner Robbins (mixed 100 meter dash in 12.35 seconds), Brax Huber (1:00.47 in the mixed 400), the boys 400 relay (Ethan Robinson, Canaan Harvey, Huber and Robbins in 52.01), the girls 400 relay (Gracelyn Arthur, Emma Gipson, Cadence Harvey and Harley Tanksley in 1:03.57), Jessie Fisher (10-5 in her flight of the long jump), Byron Kyger (42-6 1/2 in the shot put) and Philip Matson (31-10 to win his flight in the shot).

“I’m very impressed with how the entire team has come together and has stepped up to continue the tradition we started before COVID shut us down last year,” BNL coach Mike Branam said. “It sometimes takes the kids a few meets to understand the scoring because every heat contributes to the score. When someone steps up and wins the third or fourth heat, it’s just as important as the kids who are winning the top heat.”

BNL will host Bloomington North on May 8.