Topham Wins 1500M and Griswold Wins 1A Team Title


May 19th, 2012 by Chris Parks

Rebekah Topham of Griswold completed a phenomenal Freshman campaign with a third State Title by winning the 1500 meter run in a time of 4:44.03.  Topham won State Titles in the 3000 Meter Run, the 400 Meter Run, and the 1500 Meter Run.  She also was State Runner-up in the 400 Meter Hurdles.

In addition to Topham’s win Alyx Flippen of Griswold placed 8th in the 1500 Meter Run and added to her State Runner-Up medal in the 3000 Meter Run and she was also part of Griswold’s 5th Place medal team in the 4×800 Meter Relay. The rest of that relay team was Jordyn Sindt, Allison Young, and Larissa Backhaus.

The Tigers finished as 1A State Team Champions with 51 Team Points and become back to back state champions.