Lady Eagles open season on BP track

Paige Thompson opener her senior track season with a third-place finish in the 3000m run, clocking in at 13:34.57 and placed fourth in the 1500m as well with a time of 6:12.49.

Jill Schulte also began her senior season with a pair of placements in short distance events. She finished fourth in the 100m hurdles, running a time of 21.53 seconds and fourth in the 100m dash, clocking in at 15.90 seconds.

Belle Plaine - Keota traveled to Belle Plaine on March 26 for their first outdoor track meet of the season. While there, they earned several points with veterans Jill Schulte and Paige Thompson leading the way.

Despite the Lady Eagles only competing in four events, they had positive results and placed in all four. Thompson ran in the 3000m run, running the third-fastest time of 13:34.57, then the 1500m run where she placed fourth with a time of 6:12.49.

Schulte competed in short distance events consisting of the 100m hurdles, running a time of 21.53 seconds, finishing sixth, and ran a time of 15.90 seconds in the 100m dash to finish sixth.

The Lady Eagles aren’t scheduled to compete again until April 8 when they travel to Lone Tree.