Washington, Columbus finish well at Wapello
WAPELLO – The Washington High School and Columbus Community High School boys’ track and field teams contended with 11 other teams at the Indian Relays last night.
Washington took 11th place with 17 team points. Columbus Community finished ninth with 33 points.
Jacob Green finished second in the 800-meter run in 2 minutes, 12.37 seconds. The Demon throwers’ relay team (Jack Carter, Dylan Kinman, Hunter Bell and John Dillon) took second place in the junior varsity race in 55.57. Alex Coker took third place with his time of 11.44 in the 100-meter dash.
The Wildcat JV 200 relay team (Tucker Morrisson, Carter Colby, Garrison and Mark Ramirez) won in 1:46.09. In the throwers’ relay, the Columbus team (Morrisson, Danny Fuentes, Trace Taylor and Ramirez) took third in 53.62. Angel Rodriguez was third in the high jump at 6 feet.
Josh Keller placed fifth in the 1,600-meter run in 5:16.03 and the 3,200-meter run in 11:01.46. The Wildcats’ 4x100-meter relay team (Mauricio Ramirez, Rodriguez, Ricardo Roman and Rickey Rivers) took fifth place in 46.43.
“We treated this event as kind of a junior varsity meet and let our younger guys have the stage. I was very happy with Jacob Green’s progress in the distance races and all the work that our younger guys have done,” Washington head coach Steve Roth said.
Washington will hit the track again tomorrow at the Denny White Relays in Mt. Pleasant. Columbus Community will be in action again on Tuesday, April 22 at Mid-Prairie.