Track & Field
Scott Holzknecht '97
Head Coach: Scott Holzknecht ’97 (4th season)
2018 Finish: KHSAA State Champions
Key Returning: Seniors: Jack Baum, Shane Williams, Nick Michels, Nick Stauble, Deke Hook, Juniors: Nick Lewis, Julian Pirtle, James Moore, Elijah Moore, Sophomores: Ryan O’Dea, Roman White, Jack Ayre, Alton Jefferson, Cooper Stengel, Kyle Feger
Key Newcomers: Freshman: Colin Murphy, Cameron Greenwell, Avery Bell, Michael Schmidt, First Year: Austin Hirtzel, Logan Rice
The Trinity state champion squad of 2018 won individual state championships in (5) separate events—all of those titles were claimed by graduated seniors. The 2019 team will be made up of a mixture of seniors and underclassmen.
Jack Baum, Shane Williams, Nick Lewis, Ryan O’Dea, and Nick Michels look to maintain the momentum gained last year in the distance events. They will take lessons learned from their Cross Country state championship in the fall and hope to establish themselves as some of the best distance runners in the state in the 800, 1600 and 3200 events. Jack Baum was state runner-up in the 800 in 2018 and boasts one of the top returning times in the 1600 (where he is #2 on Trinity’s all-time rankings).
Beyond the distance athletes, a mainstay of Trinity track and field over the past decade has been its excellent sprint relay corps; this year promises to be no different as junior anchors Elijah Moore and James Moore (no relation) look to surround themselves with some up-and-coming talent in the freshman and sophomore classes.
Our field athletes are led by Julian Pirtle who seeks to move beyond his triple jumping excellence into the sprints and hurdles. Sophomore standout Alton Jefferson has shown pre-season signs of being able to burst onto the stage as a premier young thrower in the state.
Heading into 2019, Trinity Track and Field has many questions to answer, but the talent and hard work displayed by the group so far promises good things ahead.
Track & Field
2018-19 Track Team
8th Row: Coaches Mike Magre, Craig Kannapel, Scott Holzknecht, John Ellington, Eddie Rudolph, Barry Swearingen
7th Row: Andrew Henry, Fin O’Mahoney, James Thompson, Jaydon Thompson, Cameron Greenwell, Armon Tucker, George Baldridge, Ben Ryan, Zach Ewald, Reese Taylor, Cole Busby, Evan Johnson, Quentin Marquette, Hudson Uhl
6th Row: Logan Rice, John Baldridge, Nick Lott, Austin Hirtzel, Michael Schmidt, Roderick Strickland, Charlie Pankonin, Henry Robinson, Jackson Klaczak, Luke Goins, Jacob Coombs, Colin Dunaway, Austin Montgomery, Maximus Montoya
5th Row: Nick Clark, Nico Caicado, Riggs Hardy, Dom Repp, Nick Stauble, Chase Rentle, Jason Straub, Michael Whittington, Cody Hagan, Nicholas Lynn, Ian Kennedy, Jordan Goodwin, Dontaveon Love, Alton Jefferso
4th Row: Thad Bell, Alex Frederick, Max Meredith, Gavin Storm, Owen McGreevy, Luke Swift, Devin Sanders, Jack Charmoli, Langdon Donovan, Colin Murphy, Daniel Bradford, Zach Woodall, Kyle Feger, Austin Baugh
3rd Row: Chane Evans, Daniel Young, Kyle Webb, Michael Bei, Anthony Gates, Luke Stopher, Lloyd Soards, Luke Ryan, Sam Slaughter, Nathan Willkie, Davis Williams, Ryan Baldwin, Nick Freibert, Rollins Hardy, Allister Brackett
2nd Row: Isaiah Smith, Jack Guffey, Ryan O’Dea, Goldie Ashford, Cal Zirilli, Chris Forehand, Wynton Johnson, Julian Pirtle, Ryan Miller, Seth Graves, Richard Gregor, Khumbo Phiri, Mason Ocampo, Cooper Stengel, Alex Wright
1st Row: Jack Baum, Nick Lewis, Nick Michels, Shane Williams, James Moore, Elijah Moore, Jack Ayre
Track & Field Team Schedule
|03/09/19||Sat||Tiger Time Trials||St. X||9:00 AM|
|03/15/19||Fri||5K Showdown||CAL||7:00 PM|
|3/18/19||Mon||Wildcat Relays||Waggener||5:00 PM|
|03/22/19||Fri||Oldham County Kickoff Classic||OCHS||5:30 PM||W|
|03/26/19||Tue||St. X Master Meet||St. X||4:30 PM|
|03/28/19||Thu||North Oldham Invitational||North Oldham||5:30 PM|
|04/09/19||Tue||St. X Master Meet||St. X||4:30 PM|
|04/13/19||Sat||Tates Creek Commodore Classic||Tates Creek||9:00 AM||3rd|
|04/17/19||Wed||Wednesdays at Walden||Walden||4:30 PM|
|04/20/19||Sat||Eastern Relays||UL||9:00 AM|
|04/27/19||Sat||Borgia/Cooper Invitational||St. X||9:00 AM|
|05/03/19||Fri||Dream Mile||St. X||7:30 PM|
|05/07/19||Tue||Louisville Meet of Champs||Male||6:00 PM||2nd|
|05/14/19||Tue||St. X Master Meet||St. X||4:30 PM|
|05/21/19||Tue||Region 4 Championships||The Assumption Green||6:00 PM||1st|
|06/01/19||Sat||State Meet||UK||9:00 AM|
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