State Track and Field- Championship Saturday is in the books and here are the results from today’s events.
The team of Ady Lamm, Logan Kelley, Amiya Davis, and Ava Parkins finished in 17th place with the time of 1 minute and 54.66 seconds in the girls Class 3A sprint medley relay for West Burlington/Notre Dame (WB-ND).
In the boys Class 1A sprint medley relay, Winfield-Mt. Union, Danville, and New London each had a team compete. The Wolves finished in 10th place with a time of 1 minute and 37.24 seconds with the team of Caleb Giese, Abram Edwards, Cam Buffington, and Gabriel Hemsworth.
Danville’s team of Drake Nicholson, Jaden Bauer, Ayden Doyle, and Ashton McCane took 14th place with a time of 1 minute and 37.78 seconds.
The Tigers grabbed 16th place with the team of Boden Pickle, Brigham Porter, London Franklin, and Kade Benjamin as they completed the race in 1 minute and 37.87 seconds.
In the boys Class 2A, Mediapolis started their phenomenal morning with a 4th place finish in the sprint medley relay as Cole Lipper, Jackson Hutcheson, Noah Schmidgall, and Anthony Isley raced to the time of 1 minute and 34.75 seconds.
The Bulldogs also claimed points and a state champion in the 800 meter run. Logan Rosas finished with the best time for Class 2A with a time of 1 minute and 56 seconds, taking the crown. Schmidgall finished in 5th place with a time of 1 minute and 58 seconds. These scores added 19 points to the Bulldogs total as they entered championship Saturday in 4th place.
Alaina Gourley finished in 15th place with a time of 2 minutes and 24 seconds for Danville in the girls Class 1A 800 meter run.
Kohlby Newsom of Winfield-Mt. Union and Rylan Martin of New London competed in the boys Class 1A 800 meter dash. With a time of 1 minute and 59 seconds, Newsome grabbed 9th place for the Wolves. Martin claimed a spot on the podium with a 3rd place time of 1 minute and 57 seconds.
For Washington, Iris Dahl and Logan McDole ran the 800 meter dash for the girls and boys in Class 3A, respectively. Dahl took 7th place with a time of 2 minutes and 19 seconds. McDole finished in 19th place with a time of 2 minutes and 1 second.
The Demon’s had Josh Anderson compete in the boy’s wheelchair 100 meter dash. Anderson finished as the runner-up with a time of 19.16 seconds. In the 200 meter dash, Anderson finished in 4th place with a time of 39.69 seconds. Anderson also raced to a 4th place finish in the 400 meter with a time of 1 minute and 23 seconds.
The team of Riley Kaalberg, Dante Zuinga, Alexander Rees, and Triston Miller helped Columbus’ chances at a team championship after finishing in 3rd place in the boys Class 1A shuttle hurdle relay with the time of 1 minute and 1.01 seconds.
Burlington had their boys’ and girls’ teams grab points in the Class 4A 100 meter dash. Mylee Stiefel finished in 5th place with a time of 12.5 seconds. Lederrias Shealey took 8th place with a time of 11.36 seconds.
WB-ND presented their speed in the Class 3A boys’ 100 meter dash as Jack Riley raced to a time of 10.77 seconds and a 2nd place finish. Travain Donaldson tied as the final runner to make the finals for the 100 meter dash and he improved to a 5th place finish with a time of 10.954 seconds.
Kaden Amigon and Jeff Hoback of Columbus finished in 7th and 8th place, respectively, in the boys’ Class 1A 100 meter dash. This finish added 3 points to the Wildcats total.
Columbus grabbed their first state champion of the meet as Triston Miller raced to a first-place finish in the boys’ Class 1A 110 meter hurdles with a time of 14.35 seconds. Miller had already taken down the state record in the preliminary with a qualifying time of 14.12 seconds.
Simeon Reichenbach of WACO also raced in the boys’ Class 1A 110 meter hurdles and finished in 7th place with a time of 15.48 seconds, adding 2 points to the Warriors total of 11.
In the boys’ Class 3A 110 meter hurdles, Will Davidson of Mt. Pleasant finished in 2nd place in a terrific race as he grabbed 8 point for the Panthers with a time of 14.33 seconds. Davidson earned 14 points for the Panthers as Mt. Pleasant finished with 19 team points.
Amigon competed in the 200 meter dash for Columbus and grabbed 6 points for the Wildcats with a 3rd place finish with a time of 22.12 seconds.
Isley contributed 8 more points to the Bulldogs after his 2nd place finish in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.23 seconds.
AJ Bonnesen of Danville added a 2nd place finish to his state championship after the boys Class 1A 1600 meter run. Bonnesen completed the mile in 4 minutes and 21 seconds. Martin of New London took 15th place with a time of 4 minutes and 37 seconds.
In Class 2A, Solomon Zaugg of Mediapolis took 3rd place in the 1600 meter run with a time of 4 minutes and 24 seconds. This added 6 more points to the Bulldogs total.
In the Class 3A 1500 meter run, Avery Rump of Fort Madison took 11th place with a time of 4 minutes and 56 seconds. Dahl of Washington finished in 18th place with a time of 5 minutes and 10 seconds.
Burlington’s girls’ Class 4A 4×100 meter relay team of Christella Boyer, Sophie Brown, Kierah Wiseman, and Stiefel claimed 5th place with a time of 48.87 seconds, the season best time.
In the boys’ Class 1A 4×100 meter relay, Columbus finished with a state record; unfortunately, Lisbon’s state record time was three-tenths of a second faster resulting in the Wildcats claiming 2nd place with a time of 42.42 seconds. Cashing in on the 8 points was Hoback, Kaalberg, Miller, and Amigon.
WB-ND finished behind Harlan who set the state record in the 4×100 meter relay. The team of Jace Figuereo, Grant Boal, Donaldson, and Riley tallied the time of 42.21 seconds and 8 points for the Falcons.
Lastly, the team of Rosas, Levi Arnold, Schmidgall, and Isley competed in the 4×400 meter relay for Mediapolis. The Bulldogs finished in 3rd place with the time of 3 minutes and 23 seconds, giving the Bulldogs 6 more team points.
Top Three Teams
Boys Class 1A: Lisbon: 60, Columbus: 52, Lawton-Bronson: 43
Girls Class 1A: Calamus-Wheatland: 38, Nashua-Plainfield: 33, AGWSR: 32
Boys Class 2A: Mediapolis and Williamsburg: 62, Des Moines Christian: 58
Girls Class 2A: Van Meter: 71, Mid-Prairie: 49, Unity Christ: 36
Boys Class 3A: Pella: 73, Epworth: 63, Harlan: 55
Girls Class 3A: Solon: 79, ADM: 62, Pella: 42
Boys Class 4A: Johnston: 84, Ankeny: 80, Iowa City High: 79
Girls Class 4A: Waukee Northwest: 74, Ames: 69, Dowling Catholic: 62
Boys Wheelchair: Bedford: 36, Mid-Prairie: 30, West Lyon: 26
Girls Wheelchair: Dubuque Hempstead: 40, West Liberty: 24, Valley: 12,
Mediapolis and Williamsburg are Co-Champions for Class 2A.
Danville and New London finished tied for 12th with 18 points in Class 1A for the boys. Winfield-Mt. Union and WACO tied for 25th with 11 team points.
In Class 3A, Washington finished with 8 team points. In the boys’ wheelchair, the Demons grabbed 24 points for 4th place.
In the girls’ Class 4A, Burlington finished with 8 team points. The Burlington boys’ team and the Danville girls’ team each finished with 1 point apiece.