After many cancellations, it was a beautiful day for the Mt. Pleasant Boys and Girls Track when they hosted the Mt. Pleasant Co-Ed Relays yesterday.
4 x 800 10:06.63 -Natalie Ita, Taryne Shull, Natalie Myers, Chloe Haffarnan
shuttle hurdle 1:08.30 – Leslie Taylor, Sidney Taylor, Hannah Becker, Amy Buckert
100 Meter Hurdles Leslie Taylor 15.99
800 Meter run - Chloe Haffarnan 2:24.84
Shot - Mary Wester - 38-10 1/2
Distance Medley 4:41.55 – Tasha Vancil, Laura Hult, Grace Lutovsky, Elaina Conrad
Long Jump - Leslie Taylor 16-7 3/4
Disc - Mary Wester 109-4 1/2
Shot - Elinor Krieger-Coble 35-1
100 Hurdles - Hannah Becker 16.65
high jump - tie Hannah Becker, Grace Lutovsky 5-0
400 meter run - Taryne Shull 65.73
Good competition last night - many State Meet qualifiers and place winners. For this being the first outdoor meet for everyone there were some outstanding times.
The 4 x 800 relay cut over 7 seconds off its season best with Chloe anchoring in an outstanding 2:23
Despite hitting many hurdles the shuttl hurdle time was pretty good, Amy Buckert was a last second replacement for Kelsi Phipps who pulled a quad warming up for the long jump Field events were once again very strong with Leslie Taylor going a season best 16-7 in long jump and Mary Wester and Elinor Krieger-Coble both throwing PR’s in the shot. Mary is now within 4 1/2 inches of the 25 year old record shot put record.
On the boys side, Emmett Wester won the shot put, Justin Dunn took second. Wester also won the discuss. Dunn was third. Tommy Thorne won the 110 hurdles, Mt. Pleasant won the shuttle hurdle relay. Cole Phillips, Zach Mulford, Spencer White and Tommy Thorne. In the high jump, Logan Mulford was second.
Mt. Pleasant High boys tennis played Davis County at East Lake Park yesterday. Davis County won 5 to 4. In singles, winning matches were Chase Higanbotham 8-2 , Zach Schmitz 8-4 and Tyler Pace 8-2. In doubles, the only winning match was Higginbotham and Schmitz 8-2. The Varsity record is now 0 and 1. In JV action for singles: winners were Alex Sandeen 8-5 and Colton Schinstock 8-4. In doubles, Panthers had one winning team. That was Matt Thorne and Jared Batty 6-1.
IWC’s baseball for Friday at Illinois College has been moved to Monday, April 1st at noon.
And men’s golf at Knox for the weekend has been cancelled.
SCC’s softball team played Muscatine Community College at home yesterday. The Blackhawks won the first game 7-6. The winning pitcher was Cecilia Alvarez. The second game was suspended due to darkness with the Cardinals leading 5-3. The win snaps a four-game losing streak for the SCC team.
The Mt. Pleasant Varsity Girls and Boys soccer game against Centerville that was to be played Tuesday at Centerville will be played at East Lake Park in Mt. Pleasant that day. The girls game begins at 4 pm with the boys game to follow.
The 2013 season for 34 Raceway opens Saturday with the Doc 360 Sprint Invader FrostBuster and Robert’s Tire Center IMCA Modified Special. Pit gates will open at 4, the grandstands at 5 and hotlaps begin at 6:30. For updates and weather conditions, visit 34raceway.com.