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Couple of Old Records Fall at Washington Relays

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2011 at 8:08 am
Author: KCII Sports - Dagan Miller

The Washington Relays went on despite the cooler temperatures, and a couple of old meet records fell including one set in 1976. In the 1600 meter run Ottumwa’s Kevin Lewis shattered the record set by Fort Madison’s Shawn Allen, the previous record was 4:30, Lewis beat it by nine seconds running 4:21, in fact the top three last night beat the previous meet record. Also in the 800, Burlington’s Ben Witt went 1:58 beating the 1:59 record set by Fort Madison’s Ed Delashmutt in 1976. Looking at the team places:
Class A
1 Cedar Rapids Prairie
2 Ottumwa
3 Mount Pleasant
4 Burlington
5 Xavier
6 Grinnell
7 Washingon

Class B
1 South Tama
2 Monticello
3 Eddyville-Blakesburg
4 Fort Madison
5 Fairfield

Class C
1 Mediapolis
2 Keota
3 Iowa City High JV
4 West Burlington/Notre Dame
5 Wapello
6 Columbus
7 Washington JV
8 Farifield Maharishi

For Washington Demon Head Coach Steve Roth on their mindset going in :

Long Jump – Alex Coker 2nd 19′9”
High Jump – Jake Redlinger 2nd 6-0
Shuttle Hurdle – 4th Tyler Jaspering, Colin Steele, Maverick Goodwin, Logan Moeller 1:06
4×2 – 4th Alex Coker, Parker Turner, Anthony Ossman, Kyle Roder 1:35
110 High Hurdles – Colin Steele 3rd 16.47
200 – Kyle Roder 3rd 24.23
4×1 – 4th Jake Redlinger, Josh Moore, Parker Turner, Landon Coker 45.71

The Demons will next head to Fort Madison on Tuesday.