Drake Relays: Brumbaugh Wins Again, Other Results

Jadan Brumbaugh is now a two-time Drake Relays champion.

Brumbaugh clinched yet another gold medal yesterday when she rolled through the shot put field.

The Iowa State recruit lead the 24-person group with a toss of 47 feet, 7 inches.

Sydney Eggena placed second with a throw five feet short of Brumbaugh.

Brumbaugh will now set her sights on another state championship, which would give Mount Pleasant their third straight state champion in the event — going back to Lexie Magnani.

Winfield-Mount Union senior Jobey Malone also competed in the shot put. Malone finished 19th with a throw of 36 feet, 1 inch.

Mount Pleasant senior Will Davidson placed 13th in the long jump. Davidson’s best jump was 20 feet, 11.75 inches.

Southeast Polk junior Abu Sama was the champion. Sama soared 23 feet, 11 inches.

Former Mount Pleasant youth Kole Becker — now of Lisbon — placed second in the event. Becker went 23 feet, 3.25 inches.

In the discus, New London senior Carter Allen finished 15th.

Allen, who was a state medalist in the shot and discus in Class 1A last year, went 151 feet for the Tigers.

Allen scratched on his first two throws before hitting the 15th best mark.

Indianola senior Walker Whalen finished 1st with a toss of 191 feet, 5 inches.

Prep Track: Panther Boys Fifth at Tulip Time Relays; Girls Runner Up

The Mount Pleasant boys’ track team scored 94 points good for a 5th place finish at the Tulip Time Coed Relays yesterday in Pella.

Pella won the event with Pella Christina and Southeast Polk rounding out the top three.

Panther freshman Avin Truong has continued his ascent into stardom, winning the long jump with a spring of 21 feet, 1 inch.

Isaac Jerrell scored well for Mount Pleasant, finishing 6th in the discus (121 feet, 11 inches) and 4th in the shot put (47 feet, 6 inches).

Morgan Van Nyhuis went 18.31 in the 110m hurdles, for fourth. Bowen Davis placed 6th in the hurdles.

On the girls’ side, Scott Lamm’s group poured in 150 team points good for a runner up finish.

Pella won the meet with 221.5 points. Newton was third.

Abby Blint won the 3000m run, clocking in with a time of 11:33.23. She also won the 400m hurdles, going 1:11.05.

Sophomore Elsie Lange finished second in the 400m dash, crossing the finish line in 1:04.23.

Alyssa Dascher placed second in the discus with a throw of 104 feet, 5 inches while also winning the shot put with a meet best of 34 feet, 9 inches.

Prep Track: Danville Wins Class B Team Title at WACO

Danville’s Ty Carr won three events as the Bears won the Class B team title at WACO’s Ekstrand Relays last night.

Carr won the 800m and 1600m runs while also leading the sprint medley team to a victory anchoring the quartet.

New London won four events in Class B.

The Tigers picked up wins from Josh Catala in the 200m and Rylan Martin in the open 400m.

Seth Bailey won the 3200m in 9:57.38 as New London tied with Winfield-Mount Union for third.

Winfield ace Cam Buffington won two events himself. The Iowa football recruit won the 100m dash in 11.62 and coupled that with a leap of 19 feet, 2 inches in the long jump.

On the girls’ side Danville won five events in Class B including three relays.

WACO earned three wins on their home track with Ellah Kissell taking home gold in the open 200m while also helping guide two relay teams to victory.

Keetyn Townsley won the 100m hurdles for Winfield-Mount Union in 17.12 seconds.

Boys’ Tennis: Mount Pleasant Rips Fairfield

Owen Vansickel rolled again in No. 1 singles, starting the afternoon hot for Tyler Rodgers Mount Pleasant boys’ tennis team as the Panthers earned an 8-1 win over Fairfield.

Levi Graber picked up a win for the Panthers at No. 3 singles as well.

Mount Pleasant then swept all three doubles matches.

The win improved the squad to 8-1 overall.

Girls’ Tennis: Panthers Win Second Straight

Mount Pleasant won their second straight tennis dual, topping Fairfield 7-2 last night.

Savana Walls picked up an 8-4 win in No. 1 singles while Melanie Olivas came behind that with a big 8-6 win in No. 2 doubles.

Mount Pleasant won two of three doubles matches, as well.

The win moved Mount Pleasant to 2-7.