Huskie boys and girls strong on track at Wapello
WAPELLO – The Highland boys’ and girls’ track and field teams participated in a co-ed meet at Wapello High School on Tuesday, April 1. The girls’ team took fifth in the team point standings with a score of 77. The boys were fourth as a team with 62 points.
Kelsey Hora won the girls’ 100-meter dash with her time of 13.29 seconds. Cheyann Adamson took fifth in the same race with a time of 15.03. Ligia Auter finished 15th in 17.38.
Hora also placed second in the 200-meter dash with a time of 27.75. Delany Powers placed 11th in the 200 with a time of 35.45.
Chelsey Lampe took third place in the 800-meter run as she finished in 2:44.83. Amber Bean also ran the 800 and her time of 2:50.73 was good for sixth place.
Bean continued up the distance scale, placing fourth in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 6:04.73.
In the 4x200-meter relay, Highland’s team of Adamson, Brianna Davis, Sam Dutton and Jordan Rath took second place in 1:59.4. The 4x400-meter relay team also took second in 4:33.42. That team was Dutton, Hora, Lampe and Rath.
In the 800-meter sprint medley Highland placed third with a time of 2:06.97. Adamson, Davis, Courtnee Hahn and Rath comprised that team. The distance medley team of Bean, Davis, Hahn and Lampe finished in 4:56.6, good for fourth place.
Dutton had the longest leap of the night in the high jump, bounding over the bar set at 4-10. Hora placed second in the long jump, setting her mark at 14-3¾. Auter also competed in the long jump, finishing 14th at 9-9¼. Seaira Drish was fifth in the shot put, as her shot put landed at 25-11½.
In the boys’ 100-meter dash, James McPherson placed ninth with a time of 14.3. Matt Hoenig’s time of 27.44 in the 200-meter dash earned him the same placement. McPherson also competed in the 200, finishing in 29.06, good for 12th place.
In the 800-meter run, Keiffer Sexton took second place with a time of 2:20.4. Sexton followed up that performance with a first-place finish in the 1,600-meter run, finishing in 4:57.59. Tucker Hall also ran the 1,600, placing fourth with his time of 5:17.04.
Tanner Vohnamme placed sixth in the 110-meter hurdles in 19.15. In the 400-meter hurdles Chris Ford took first place in 59.95.
The 4x100-meter relay team of Greg Barber, Hoenig, Vohnamme and Jake Wood finished in 50.84, placing them fourth. The Highland team of Barber, Ford, Jacob Wilson and Kody Wood finished the 4x200-meter relay in 1:40.69, placing them third.
The Huskies won the 4x400-meter relay with a time of 3:45.46 and the 4x800-meter relay with a time of 9:19.47. The 400 team was Ford, Austin McCarthy, Wilson and K. Wood. The 800 team was McCarthy, Sexton, J. Wood and K. Wood.
Highland’s 4x110-meter shuttle hurdle relay team, comprised of Barber, Hoenig, McCarthy and Vohnamme finished in 1:12.25, which placed them third.
Wilson took first place in the high jump, topping the competition at 5-8. He also finished third in the long jump at 18-9. Barber’s long jump mark was 16-0 and McPherson’s was 13-11.
Logan Dutton took 14th place in the shot put with a throw of 24-10 and 11th place in the discus throw at 42-4.