State Track and Field- Class 2A and 3A have finished up their day two events and here are the results for our local teams.
Looking at Mt. Pleasant first, Will Davidson finished with the 2nd fastest time in the preliminary and the 10th fastest time all time in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.10 seconds. The finals will run tomorrow at 1:15 pm. Davidson also grabbed points for the Panthers in the 400 meter hurdles as he took 3rd place with a time of 54.13 seconds.
The girls 4×200 meter relay team of Courtney Raub, Bailey Jalas, Kynlee White, and Andi Scott finished with a time of 1 minute and 46 seconds, which placed them in 12th.
Rellana Van Deuren took 23rd place with a time of 1 minute and 13 seconds in the girls 400 meter hurdles.
The team of Raub, Jalas, Scott, and Tristian Shull ran in the girls 4×100 meter relay that finished in 21st place with a time of 51.58 seconds.
The Panthers boys’ 4×400 meter relay team of Jacob Richtman, Gabe Feldmann, Jude Dykstra, and Mason Sloat finished in 23rd place with a time of 3 minutes and 33 seconds.
In the field events, Avin Truong took home a 5th place finish in the long jump with a leap of 21 feet 7.75 inches and Isaac Jerrel finished in 8th place in the shot put with a heave of 51 feet 3.25 inches. Ava English heaved the shot 34 feet 11.75 inches, which claimed her 16th place.
For the Van Buren County boys’ team, Anthony Duncan dethroned last year’s champion in the 400 meter hurdles and claimed an individual state championship in Class 2A for the Warriors with a time of 54.97 seconds. Tyler Stoltz captured points for the Warriors with a 7th place finish in the high jump with a leap of 6 feet 1 inch.
For Class 2A, the Mediapolis 4×200 girls’ team of Bailey Jackson, Kira Messer, Josie Hutcheson, and Haley Steffener finished in 22nd place with a time of 1 minute and 51 seconds.
For the Mediapolis boys’ 4×400 meter relay team of Logan Rosas, Levi Arnold, Owen Schmidgall, and Anthony Isley, they will be competing in the finals tomorrow after qualifying with 3rd fastest time in the preliminary with a time of 3 minutes and 26 seconds. Steffener finished in 21st place in the girls’ high jump with a leap of 4 feet 10 inches.
The 4×200 meter relay team of Travain Donaldson, Grant Boal, Jace Figuereo, and Jack Riley took 4th place with a time of 1 minute and 29 seconds for West Burlington/Notre Dame.
For Washington, the girls 4×400 meter relay team of Grace Voss, Leighton Messinger, Eden Levetzow, and Iris Dahl finished in 17th place with a time of 4 minutes and 12 seconds. The boys’ 4×400 meter relay team of Logan McDole, Ethan Patterson, Cameron Vongpanya, and Alec Ulin also took 17th place with a time of 3 minutes and 31 seconds.
In the field, Brayden Hartman finished as the runner-up in the shot put with a throw of 57 feet 8 inches.
Team Point Leaders:
Boys Class 2A: Des Moines Christian: 30, Williamsburg: 28, Shenandoah: 24
Girls Class 2A: Van Meter and Mid-Prairie: 28, Unity Christ: 21, West Lyon and Sheldon: 18
Boys Class 3A: Pella: 44, North Polk and Mt. Vernon and Epworth: 25, Central DeWitt: 22
Girls Class 3A: Solon: 43, ADM: 34, Clear Lake and Hampton-Dumont-CAL: 20
Mediapolis is still in the running for the boys’ Class 2A rankings with 23 points, which ranks the Bulldogs in 4th place. Van Buren County is in 7th place with 18.5 points. Central Lee finished with 3 points.
For the boys’ Class 3A, Mt. Pleasant is in 12th place with 11 points. Washington is in 18th place with 8 points and West Burlington/Notre Dame is in 23rd place with 5 points.
Stay tuned to KILJ for more results tomorrow and Saturday.