On Saturday, August 22nd, six El Paso-Gridley athletes competed in the area bowling tournament at Landmark Lanes in Peoria. The results were as follows:
Hannah Becerra - silver medal
Courtney Adkins - 8th place
Nick Garza - silver medal
Austin Gilbert - 5th place
Brady Neill - Gold medal
Nakeisha Edgecomb - Silver medal
Brady Neill will advance to the regional competition on October 10th at Landmark Lanes in Peoria. Congratulations to all our competitors!
EPGJH Cross Country Opens with Two Wins Boys win by 8, Girls by 1 at Heyworth Quadrangular
[AUGUST 18, 2015] – Tuesday afternoon found 25 Titan runners attacking the trails at Centennial Park near Heyworth. The 1.95-mile course was two loops through a park and around a pond.
It was the first meet of the season for the Titans, but the competition would be strong, with all four teams having sent teams to State last year – the El Paso Gridley girls (15th, Class 2A), Normal Epiphany girls (11th, Class 1A), Bloomington Corpus Christi girls (22nd, Class 1A), Bloomington Corpus Christi boys (14th, Class 1A), and Heyworth boys (18th, Class 1A).
Titan Tristyn Grube started things off on the right foot by breaking the EPG record on the Heyworth course in her cross country debut with a time of 13.56. She led through the middle part of the race but could not hold off a late charge by Corpus Christi’s Kaylie Eckhoff, placing 2nd overall by 4 seconds.
Hannah Ludy (4th, 14.26) and Allison Kelly (7th, 14.34) ran smart and had strong finishes. Ludy was three seconds ahead of the 5th place runner, while Kelly edged two runners by just one second.
Sami Allen (11th, 14.43) showed tremendous poise and strength in her first cross country race as she started in the latter half of the field but continued to move up all the way to the finish line. Julia Reid (12th, 14.44) followed just one second later as the Titans’ #5 runner.
Grube, Ludy, Kelly, Allen, and Reid combined to shatter the EPG team record on the Heyworth course by over 4 minutes.
Tia Reilly (16th, 15.33) and Molly Holt (22nd, 16.49) rounded out the Varsity scorers.
Tori Witzig (25th, 17.14), Sophia Lowery (26th, 17.18), Mya Gramm (27th, 17.23), Haley Uphoff (30th, 17.27), Amelia Miller (33rd, 18.39), Madison Rosenberger (35th, 19.36), Lauren Sepich (39th, 23.32), and Maryssa Barker (40th, 23.56) also competed well on Tuesday.
Team scores could not have been much closer, with the EPG Girls earning a narrow one-point victory. The final tally was EPG (36), Corpus Christi (37), Epiphany (47), Heyworth (115).