Demons take second place at West Burlington meet
WEST BURLINGTON — The Washington girls’ track and field team had two athletes score in nearly every open event and won three relay races at Saturday’s Falcon Co-Ed Relays in West Burlington, but the Demons still finished second in Class A.
Mt. Pleasant won Class A with 214 points, and Washington was second with 131 points.
The Demons won the 4x100, 4x200 and 4x400 relays. The quartet of Amber Salow, Grace Redlinger, Rachael Hall and Dema Giardino won the 4x100 relay in 53.84 seconds, and the team of Macy Marek, Hall, Morgan Kimball and Stephanie Fishback won the 4x200 relay in 1:57.63. Washington’s 4x400 team of Fishback, Kimball, Mackenzie Knutson and Mariah Reighard took first place in 4:32.44.
Washington’s 4x800 and sprint medley relay teams both finished second, while the distance medley and shuttle hurdle squads both finished third.
Redlinger won the 200-meter dash in 30.50 seconds, and teammate Addison Gaal finished fifth in 31.37 seconds. Gaal finished third in the 400-meter dash in 1:10.26, and Knutson was fifth in 1:12.03. Marek took second place in the 100-meter dash in 12.88 seconds, and freshman Kelly Wheeler tied for third in 13.52 seconds.
Freshman Aubrey Zimmer and Reighard finished fifth and sixth, respectively, in the 800-meter run. Zimmer crossed the finish line in 3:01.44, and Reighard clocked a time of 3:02.73. Freshman Jasmine Mares and sophomore Sarah Greiner took fourth and fifth, respectively, in the 1,500-meter run. Mares crossed the finish line in 5:58.99, and Greiner finished in 6:05.97.
Freshman Emma Wood took second place in the 400-meter hurdles in 1:22.94, and freshman Carolan Hoffman was fourth in 1:26.08. Wood also came in fourth in the 100-meter hurdles in 17.96 seconds.
Freshman McKayla Miller took third place in the shot put competition with a throw of 32 feet, 5.5 inches, while sophomore Makenna Goodwin finished sixth with a toss of 28 feet, 2 inches. Junior Victoria Bennett took fourth place in the discus competition with a throw of 84 feet, 1.5 inches, while sophomore Dylann Schluetter finished fifth with a toss of 83 feet, 4 inches. Salow took sixth in the long jump with a leap of 14 feet, 4 inches.