Stars bow out in girls track regional

BLOOMINGTON – Bedford North Lawrence’s girls track season came to a conclusion during the IHSAA regional at Bloomington North on Tuesday night.

The top three in each event qualified for the state finals at Ben Davis on June 5. BNL’s top finisher was Lindley Steele, who finished fourth in the long jump. She posted a distance of 17-0 and was clipped in a tiebreaker for the third spot.

The Stars finished 22nd in the team competition with 6.5 points. Bloomington South won the title with 87.25 points.

Other competitors for BNL included Makena Moore (8th in the high jump at 5-1 and 16th in the 400 in 1:04.82), Steele (10th in the 100 in 13.16), Autumn Spence (11th in the 800 in 2:33.45), Grace Tanksley (11th in the 3200 in 12:39.26), Autumn Hall (8th in the discus at 109-1), and Kalyn Ritz (12th in the pole vault at 8-0).

BNL’s 1600 relay team of Steele, Ethaney Cain, Spence and Moore finished 14th in 4:31.96.

Terre Haute South’s Courtney Jones was a double winner in the 100 (12.44) and 300 hurdles (46.18).