School records fall at Eagle's first meet
April 25, 2019
MISSOULA – Two Seeley Lake Elementary records fell at the opening Copper League Track and Field meet April 12. Eighth graders Dani Sexton and Wyatt Stout made it onto the record board in the javelin and 1600m.
This season, Sexton had her sights set on beating Klaire Kovatch's 2017 long javelin record throw of 93 feet, 3 inches set in 2017. At the first meet of the season, Sexton said she wasn't nervous and really wasn't expecting to beat the record. She knew she could throw farther than she did last year because she has been practicing a lot and running more.
"Running helps your legs get...