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Drake Relays one-stop shop

Meet the West High participates of the 2016 Drake Relays.

On Thursday, April 28 through Saturday, April 30, the boys and girls track and field teams will be competing at the 107th Drake Relays. The Relays are a premiere track and field event, where high school, collegiate and professional athletes will all compete throughout the duration of the weekend. West High will be well represented in the events with 10 individual qualifiers and 7 relay qualifications. To qualify, an individual must be in the top performances from their event (numbers ranges from eight entries in the 400 meter hurdles to 80 in the 4×100 meter relay) from the state of Iowa, all classes combined. In the ThingLink below, hover over each picture to meet the individual qualifiers from West High.

The schedule for high school events are as follows (West athletes will be participating in bolded events, bolded italicized events are finals that athletes will participate in if they qualify.)

Schedule (High school events only)

Thursday, April 28

4:10 p.m. 3000m HS, Girls, Final
4:25 p.m. 3200m HS, Boys, Final
Field Events
3:00 p.m. Discus HS, Boys, Final
3:00 p.m. High Jump HS, Girls, Final
3:30 p.m. Shot Put HS, Girls, Final
3:30 p.m. Long Jump HS, Boys, Final

Friday, April 29

8:00 a.m. 100mH HS, Girls, Prelim
8:16 a.m. 110mH HS, Boys, Prelim
8:31 a.m. 100m HS, Girls, Prelim
8:46 a.m. 100m HS, Boys, Prelim
10:27 a.m. 800M Sprint Medley HS, Girls, Final
10:40 a.m. 1600M Sprint Medley HS, Boys, Final
11:25 a.m. 100mH HS, Girls, Final
11:29 a.m. 110mH HS, Boys, Final
12:21 p.m. 100m HS, Girls, Final
12:38 p.m. 100m HS, Boys, Final
1:25 p.m. 4x200m HS, Girls, Final
1:37 p.m. 4x200m HS, Boys, Final
1:49 p.m. 800m HS, Girls, Final
1:55 p.m. 800m HS, Boys, Final
5:10 p.m. 4x100m HS, Girls, Prelims
6:00 p.m. 4x100m HS, Boys, Prelims
8:31 p.m. 4x400m HS, Girls, Prelims
8:51 p.m. 4x400m HS, Boys, Prelims

Field Events
8:30 a.m. Shot Put HS, Boys, Final
9:00 a.m. Discus HS, Girls, Final
9:30 a.m. Long Jump, HS, Girls, Final
9:45 a.m. High Jump HS, Boys, Final

Saturday, April 30

8:00 a.m. Shuttle Hurdle HS, Girls, Prelim
8:15 a.m. Shuttle Hurdle HS, Boys, Prelim
9:35 a.m. 4x800m HS, Girls, Final
9:50 a.m. 4x800m HS, Boys, Final

12:10 p.m. Shuttle Hurdle HS, Girls, Final
12:15 p.m. Shuttle Hurdle HS, Boys, Final
12:45 p.m. 1500m HS, Girls, Final
12:52 p.m. 1600m HS, Boys, Final
1:25 p.m. 400mH HS, Girls, Final

1:33 p.m. 400mH HS, Boys, Final

3:35 p.m. 4x100m HS, Girls, Final
3:40 p.m. 4x100m HS, Boys, Final
4:15 p.m. 4x400m HS, Girls, Final
4:22 p.m. 4x400m HS, Boys, Final

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