State Track and Field: Class 2A and 3A Results from Day 1

State Track and Field- Class 2A and 3A have finished up their day one events and here are the results for our local teams.

Mt. Pleasant and Fort Madison had a team run in the boys’ shuttle hurdle relay for Class 3A. The team of Bryce Wilson, Will Davidson, Avin Truong, and Gavin Kerr took 9th place for the Panthers with a time of 1 minute and 1.93 seconds. For the Bloodhounds, Adam Sobczak, Gavin Callahan, Kiawante Smith, and Henry Wiseman finished with a time of 1 minute and 2.37 seconds, which was good enough for 15th place.

The boys’ Class 2A shuttle hurdle team of Jackson Hutcheson, Ben Wolter, Grady Gunn, and Trent Hicks took 19th place with a time of 1 minute and 5.96 seconds for Mediapolis.

The Bloodhounds had Avery Rump compete in the girls 3000 meter run. Rump finished in 11th place with a time of 11 minutes and 3.29 seconds.

For Van Buren County, Lincoln Bainbridge grabbed 20th place in the Class 2A boys’ 3200 meter run with a time of 10 minutes and 28 seconds, a personal best. Wyatt Mertens leaped 21 feet 8.5 inches to place 8th in the long jump.

Micah Rees finished with a personal best in the boys’ 3200 meter run in Class 3A with a time of 9 minutes and 55.42 seconds. Rees grabbed 10th place.

For Fort Madison, Nik Fullenkamp sprinted to a 24th place finish in the boys’ Class 3A 200 meter dash with a time of 23.92 seconds.

Anthony Isley of Mediapolis raced to a time of 22.40 seconds in the boys’ 200 meter dash, the second fastest time in the qualifier. He will run in the finals on Saturday at 2:05 pm.

In the boys’ Class 2A 4×800 meter relay, Mediapolis took 4th place with a time of 8 minutes and 4.05 seconds with the team of Jeff Campbell, Owen Schmidgall, Solomon Zaugg, and Logan Rosas.

Washington had a girls and boys team run in the 4×800 meter relay for Class 3A. The team of Grace Voss, Lauren Horak, Kendall Henrichsen, and Iris Dahl finished with a time of 10 minutes and 16.38 seconds in the girls’ race, which placed their team in 19th. The boys team of Logan McDole, Drew Horak, Andrew Rees, and Micah Rees took 22nd place with a time of 8 minutes and 28.63 seconds.

The Mt. Pleasant boys’ team of Gabe Feldmann, Jacob Richtman, Isaac Rynders, and Ben Carthey competed in the 4×800 meter relay. The Panthers finished in 21st place with a time of 8 minutes and 28.59 seconds.

Mt. Pleasant’s Andi Scott raced to a time of 13.33 seconds in the girls 100 meter dash, which placed her 22nd.

Thomas Eschman had a successful day for Central Lee with a 19th place finish in the boys Class 2A with a time of 11.52 seconds. Eschman also grabbed three points with his 6th place finish in the long jump with a leap of 21 feet 10 inches.

Davidson of Mt. Pleasant, Jack Riley and Travain Donaldson of West Burlington-Notre Dame (WB-ND) competed in the boys’ Class 3A 100 meter dash. Davidson finished in 12th place with a time of 11.24 seconds. Riley and Donaldson both qualified for finals. Riley raced to the 2nd fastest time in the preliminary with a time of 10.94 seconds. Donaldson snuck into the top 8 with a time of 11.10 seconds. They will race on Saturday at 12:55 pm.

In the boys’ Class 2A 400 meter dash, Isley of Mediapolis gained 8 points for the Bulldogs after a 2nd place finish with a time of 49.97 seconds, a personal record. Anthony Duncan of Van Buren County finished right behind Isley with a time of 50.04 seconds, which gave the Warriors 7 total points on the day.

Cade Packard of Fort Madison finished in 21st place for the boys Class 3A 400 meter dash with a time of 52.19 seconds.

Washington’s Elijah Morris in the 100 meter dash and Alec Ulin in the 400 meter dash did not record a time.

The team of Maya Lane, Lilly Bergren, Hayley Reinier, and Isabel McCready finished in 21st place with a time 1 minute and 12.53 seconds for Fairfield in the girls’ Class 3A shuttle hurdle relay.

Shifting full focus to the field events. Eli Zillman and Ryan Giberson of Fairfield both participated in the high jump. Zillamn finished in 17th place and Giberson claimed 14th place as they both cleared 5 feet 11 inches.

Brayden Hartman of Washington took 11th place in the discus with a throw of 151 feet 5 inches. The Demon’s Grace Voss tied for 7th place in the high jump with a leap of 5 feet.

Stay tuned to KILJ for more results tomorrow and Saturday.