Warriors track: Time is now

Staff writer

The Peabody-Burns High School track and field team has several strong contenders for the 2008 season.

The team has some returning letterwinners and also senior leadership.

The Warriors will compete Tuesday in their first meet at Goessel.

The boys' squad will be led by strong senior athletes in many individual events.

Trevor Hamm is a sprinter who competed at state last season.

He will compete in relays and also as an individual.

Will Pratt also is a sprinter with state experience and he also throws the shot put.

Duane Unruh and Ryan Wiebe are distance relay runners, while Ethan Riggs is a hurdler and Andrew Loucks will throw the shot put and discus.

Sophomores Jacob Simmonds and Aaron Topham also will run for the PBHS track team.

The girls' team isn't large in numbers but they do show individual promise.

Marissa Jantz is a senior hurdler with three years of experience.

Sophomore Danielle Savage went to state last season in the 400-meter run.

Sophomore Denise Percival is a sprinter and set a new 200m sprint school record last season.

Sophomore Traylee Woodruff also set a school record last year in the 100m hurdles.