Prep Track: State Qualifier List

The official list of area state qualifiers has been compiled below:

1A Boys

New London

  • Kade Benjamin – High Jump
  • Carter Allen – Discus
  • Carter Allen – Shot Put
  • Josh Catala – 200m
  • Alexander Julian – 1,600m
  • Alexander Julian – 3,200m
  • Seth Bailey – 1,600m
  • Rylan Martin, Seth Bailey – 800m
  • 4×100 relay (Boden Pickle, Reann Seberg, Joel Lacy and Josh Catala)
  • 4×400 relay (Rylan Martin, Kaden Benjamin, Reann Seberg, Alexander Julian)
  • 4×800 relay (Rylan Martin, Alexander Julian, Seth Bailey and Kade Benjamin)
  • Distance Medley Relay (Reean Seberg, Jordan Sharp, Rylan Martin, Seth Bailey)
  • 4×200 Relay (Boden Pickle, Joel Lacy, Camden Kasel, Jordan Sharp)

Winfield-Mount Union

  • Cam Buffington – Long Jump
  • Gabe Hemsworth – 400 Hurdles
  • 4×100 Relay (Cole Milks, Cam Buffington, Caleb Giese, Brenden Simmons)


  • Distance Medley Relay (Ethan Unzicker, Cadence Williams, Ty Carr, Ayden Doyle)
  • AJ Bonnesen, Ty Carr – 1,600m
  • AJ Bonnesen – 3,200m
  • 4×200 Relay (Ethan Unzicker, Ayden Doyle, Cadence Williams, Ty Carr)


  • Shuttle Hurdle Relay  (Zach Schmitz, Mason Miller, Isaac Oswald, Simeon Reichenbach)
  • Braden Spain – 400m
  • Braden Spain, Mason Miller – High Jump
  • Jonah Clark – Shot Put
  • Simeon Reichenbach – 110m Hurdles
  • Oleh Shtefanchuk – Discus

1A Girls


  • Kenna Furnald – Long Jump
  • Shuttle Hurdle Relay (Eden Svoboda, Chloe Horn, Alexis Dietsch, Allison Dowd)
  • 4×400 Relay (Carissa Mackey, Jaeda Molle, Cassidy Yaley, Miya Orbiana)
  • 4×800 Relay (Cassidy Yaley, Jaeda Molle, Carissa Mackey, Kamryn Sherwood)

Winfield-Mount Union 

  • Keetyn Townsley – 100m Hurdles
  • Jobey Malone – Shot Put
  • Shuttle Hurdle Relay (Morgan Grelk, Kayreanna Sharar, Keetyn Townsley, Josie Nelson)
  • 4×100 Relay (Anabelle Loveless, Tess Huston, Keetyn Townsley, Aubrey Meeker)


  • Ellah Kissell – High Jump
  • 4×100 Relay (McKenzie Vradenburg, Halle Shelman, Amy Moran, Ellah Kissel)
  • 4×200 Relay (McKenzie Vradenburg, Halle Shelman, Amy Moran, Ellah Kissell)

2A Boys


  • Anthony Isley – 200m
  • Kadin Salek – 400m
  • Logan Rosas – 800m
  • Solomon Zaugg – 1,600m
  • Cole Lipper – Discus
  • 4×400 relay (Kadin Salek, Levi Arnold, Logan Rosas, Anthony Isley)
  • 4×800 relay (Levi Arnold, Solomon Zaugg, Logan Rosas, Owen Schmidgall)
  • Sprint Medley (Cole Lipper, Anthony Isley, Kadin Salek, Ben Egan)
  • Distance Medley (Logan Rosas, Kadin Salek, Anthony Isley, Cole Lipper)

Van Buren County

  • Anthony Duncan – 400m, 400 hurdles
  • Tyler Stoltz – High Jump

Central Lee

  • Thomas Eschman – Long Jump

2A Girls


  • 4×800 relay (Jaydon Wirt, Brooklyn Mohele, Haley Steffener, Kyra Anderson)
  • 4×100 Relay (Kira Messer, Kendal Nollen, Kennedy Welliver, Haley Steffener)

3A Boys

Mount Pleasant 

  • Will Davidson – 200m, 110 hurdles, Long Jump
  • Isaac Jerrel – Shot Put
  • 4×800 relay (Isaac Rynders, Isaiah Albright, Gabe Feldmann, Jacob Richtman)

3A Girls

Mount Pleasant 

  • Kenna Lamm – 100m
  • Josie Gilmore – High Jump
  • Shuttle Hurdle Relay – (Kenna Lamm, Allie Westercamp, Abby Blint, Jenna Gilmore)
  • 4×100 (Courtney Raub, Kenna Lamm, Tristian Shull, Andi Scott)
  • Abby Blint – 3,000m
  • Jadan Brumbaugh – Shot Put, Discus
  • Distance Medley (Andi Scott, Elsie Lange, Tristian Shull, Abby Blint)

College Wrestling: Scorpil Signs with Iowa Wesleyan 

Winfield-Mount Union senior Lane Scorpil has signed to wrestle at Iowa Wesleyan.

The former Wildcat — he wrestled for Columbus Community/Winfield — finished his senior season 45-2 with a fourth place finish at the state tournament in Des Moines.

Over his decorated four year career, Scorpil finished 137-19.

Scorpil will work towards his automotive technician degree while wrestling at either 125 or 133 for head coach Jake Kadel.

College Track: Wesleyan’s Hunter Named NSAA Athlete of the Meet

Iowa Wesleyan junior Bri Hunter placed first in the discus at this weekend’s North Star Athletic Association Outdoor Track and Field Championships helping earn Athlete of the Meet honors.

Hunter also claimed victory in the shot put over the weekend, as well.

Next up for Hunter will be the NAIA Outdoor National Championships, which will be held in Gulf Shores, Alabama May 25th through the 27th.

College Track: Former Mount Pleasant Standout Beatty Shines at ARC Championships

Three individual champions and nine all-conference performers highlighted Friday’s action at the American Rivers Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships for the Central College men’s team.

The Dutch were led by former Mount Pleasant star Sam Beatty.

Beatty, a junior for Central,  defended his outdoor high jump title, winning for the second year in a row after clearing the bar at 6 feet, 10.25 inches, a new personal-best mark.

Next up for Beatty is the Midwest Twilight Qualifiers, which will be hosted by Augustana College in Illinois.