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Track and field teams continue strong start to season

Gabby Skopec and Kara Wagenknecht

Despite the first two outdoor meets being rescheduled due to weather conditions, the boys track and field team has not wavered. The team came away with a win March 31 at the Wilkinson Relays for their second consecutive victory. The girls track and field team has also had a strong start; the team won its third straight meet on April 1 at the J-Hawk Relays.

Nick Johnson '19 sprints down the stretch during the junior varsity 4x800 meter relay, the team placed first.

Olivia Moore '17 runs the first leg of the first place 4x800 meter relay.

Results (Top 3 placewinners)

Wilkinson Relays

Team- 1. West High 107.50,  2. Kennedy- 78, 3. Cedar Falls 73.50

200 meter dash- 1. Austin West ’18 22.94

400 meter dash- 1. Gabe Caruthers ’19 51.52

110 meter hurdles- 1. Max Hill ’17 14.97

1600 meter run- 1. Kolby Greiner ’19 4:29.27

400 meter hurdles- 3. Hill 59.32

Discus- 2. Jonathan Gannon ’18 142-02

High jump- 1. Jared Sams-Merriwether ’19 6-04.00

4×400 meter relay- 3. West High 3:29.80

4×800 meter relay- 1. West High 8:15.34

Sprint medley relay- 3. West High 1:38.21

 

J-Hawk Relays

Team- 1. West High 102, 2. Decorah 72, 3. Cedar Falls 66

200 meter dash- 2. Valerie Welch ’17 26.16

800 meter run- 2. Gabby Skopec ’17 2:22.94

100 meter hurdles- 3. Kitra Bell ’18 16.22

1500 meter run- 1. Bailey Nock ’18 4:48.60

Discus- 1. Leah Dusterhoft ’17 115-04, 2. Chandler Haight ’18 111-04

Long jump- 1. Welch 18-07.25, 2. Bell 17-11.75

Shot put- 1. Haight 40-04.00

4×800 meter relay- 1. West High 9:46.24

Sprint medley relay- 2. West High 1:51.07

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