Boys’ Prep Track: Mediapolis wins North, New London wins South at SEISC Meet

Wayland — Mediapolis earned the North title, with New London surging to the South championship at the SEISC Meet in Wayland.

Mediapolis bested Columbus, Wapello and Pekin in the team standings while New London held off a strong push from Danville in the South.

New London won a total of nine events in the South Division. Josh Catala picked up a title in the 200m dash, cruising to a win in 22.61.

Seth Bailey and Alexander Julian showed off their long distance chops with easy wins in the 1,600m and 3,200m run respectively.

Kade Benjamin — 4th at Drake in the high jump — cleared 6 feet, 6 inches to win the South Division high jump.

Boden Pickle, Joel Lacy, Reean Seberg and Josh Catala set another school record in the 4×100 on their way to a second place finish — behind only West Burlington Notre Dame — in 44.20.

In the North, Mediapolis won a striking 10 events, including four relays.

The Bulldogs won the 4×400, 4×800, the sprint medley and the distance medley.

Kadin Salek won both the 400m and the long jump, while Solomon Zaugg claimed gold in the 1,600m and 3,200m run.

Winfield’s Gabriel Hemsworth was the champion of the 400m hurdles, winning in 56.62.

Simeon Reichenbach of WACO was the 110m hurdle champion, earning the conference title in 15.53.

Danville’s Ty Carr was the meet champion in the 800m run in 2:03.58.