Washington eighth-grade boys take second place in Fort Madison
FORT MADISON — The Washington eighth-grade boys’ track and field team opened its season with a second-place finish at the Fort Madison Invitational on Monday.
The Demons won a pair of events and scored 104 points. Mt. Pleasant won the meet with 156 points.
Kyle Schindler won the 200-meter dash in 26.42 seconds, and Washington’s shuttle hurdle relay team of Kyle Anderson, Matt Reighard, Noah Bruns and David Bradford took first place in 1:08.83.
The quartet of Bruns, Reighhard, Bradford and Drake Brezina took second place in the 4x100 relay in 52.86 seconds, and the 4x400 relay team of Trey Van Weelden, Bruns, Schindler and Brezina was second in 4:11.44.
Bruns cleared 4 feet, 9 inches to take second place in the high jump competition, and Carlton Skubal placed second in the shot put competition with a throw of 38 feet, 4 inches.
Anderson took third place in the 200-meter hurdles in 30.97 seconds, and teammate Austin Hazelett was fourth in 31.80 seconds. Ryan Loy finished third in the 10-flight hurdles in 17.06 seconds, teammate Alex Latcham was fifth in 18.60 seconds, and Dylan Kinman was sixth in 19.66 seconds.
The quartet of Van Weelden, Loy, Anderson and Dakota Kron finished third in the 1,600 medley relay in 4:32.69, and the 4x800 relay team of Bryce Sinn, David Mares, Jesus Nunez and Owen Horak was third in 10:46.
Mason Rich took fourth place in the long jump competition with a leap of 15 feet, 1.5 inches, and he finished fifth in the 200-meter dash in 29.02 seconds. Bryce Craff came in fifth in the 100-meter dash in 13.42 seconds. Jake Reighard finished fifth in the 400-meter dash in 1:07.74, and teammate Victor Miller was sixth in 1:07.99. Horak placed fifth in the 1,600-meter run in 6:04.00, and Sinn was sixth in 6:04.43. Skubal finished fifth in the discus competition with a throw of 99 feet, 6 inches. Kron came in sixth in the 800-meter run in 2:42.25.
Washington’s 4x200 relay team of Marshall Goodwin, John Dillon, Nunez and John Sands finished fifth in 2:01.23, and the 800 medley relay team of Matt Wheeler, Van Weelden, Loy and Craff was fifth in 2:00.57.
The Washington eighth-grade boys’ track and field team will travel to the Fairfield Relays today. The meet will begin at 4:30 p.m.