Prep Track: State Qualifying Assignments Released

Team sites and assignments for the 2022 IHSAA and IGHSAU state qualifying meets for all four classes of track and field are now available.

All state qualifying meets are co-ed and set to begin at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 12.

Qualifiers will advance to the 2022 Iowa High School State Track & Field Championships, currently scheduled for May 19-21 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. There will be no more than 24 qualifiers for any event.

Area teams in Class 1A will travel to Sigourney.

Programs there include:

  • Danville
  • New London
  • WACO
  • Wapello
  • Winfield-Mount Union

In Class 2A, area teams will compete at Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont.

Featured there will be:

  • Central Lee
  • Mediapolis
  • Van Buren County

Mount Pleasant will be a host on that day, with the Panthers welcoming in Davenport Assumption, Clear Creek-Amana, Fairfield, Fort Madison, Keokuk, Washington and West Burlington-Notre Dame.

Men’s Golf: University of Victoria Claims CAC Championship; Wesleyan 2nd

The University of Victoria (British Columbia) men’s golf team turned in a dominant performance to capture the 2022 Continental Athletic Conference Men’s Golf Championship yesterday at the Burlington (Iowa) Golf Club.

The Vikings led wire-to-wire over the 54-hole event to finish the championship with a two-under-par 862 team score – 112 strokes over second-place Iowa Wesleyan.

Iowa Wesleyan University finished second on its home course while Crowley’s Ridge College (Arkansas) was third with a 1,020-stroke score. Haskell Indian Nations University (Kansas) and Bacone College (Oklahoma) rounded out the top-five team field.

Individually, Victoria’s John Morrow earned medalist honors with a 213 score, which was three under par for the tournament.

Teammate Robin Conlan carded a one-under-par 71 score Tuesday to finish one stroke behind Morrow.

The Tigers were led by Trace White in sixth place (237) while Brevin Wilson placed eighth.

As the 2022 CAC champion University of Victoria (British Columbia) will represent the conference in the NAIA National Championships May 17-20 at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois.

Women’s Golf: Victoria Earns CAC Honors

A model of consistency helped the University of Victoria (British Columbia) cruise to top honors at the 2022 Continental Athletic Conference women’s golf championship in a 36-hole event played at the Burlington Golf Club.

The Iowa Wesleyan women placed fourth.

The Tigers were led by Aubrey Duncan, who carded a 172 over the two-day tournament. She finished 9th.

Michal Wohlleber placed 18th with a 191.

Jenna Alvarado was the meet champion finishing with rounds of 79 and 78.

As the 2022 CAC champion University of Victoria (British Columbia) will represent the conference in the NAIA National Championships May 24-27 at the Lincoln Park West Golf Course in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Alvarado, as medalist, has also qualified for the national championship.

Boys’ Soccer: IAHSSCA Releases Weekly Rankings

The Iowa High School Soccer Coaches Association has released their updated rankings for this week and two area teams are recognized.

Beginning in Class 2A, Fort Madison checks in this week at No. 9.

The Bloodhounds are 8-3 on the season.

Humboldt is No. 1 in the Class 2A rankings at 9-0.

In Class 1A, Notre Dame-West Burlington is No. 3.

The Nikes are 8-3 and come in this week only behind Mid-Prairie and Treynor.

Ankeny is Class 3A’s top dog.

The Hawks are an unblemished 13-0.