The high school events at the Drake Relays kick off today. There were a few college events that started yesterday so officially the meet is already under way. For high school athletes it will be the best of the best in each event. The Washington Demons will have Jake Redlinger in the high jump today. He will also run in the 4×1 tomorrow. Head Coach Steve Roth says while Jake is in Des Moines the team will be competing in the Eckstrand Relays at WACO tonight so the other three 4×1 kids will get to run tonight and then go to Des Moines tomorrow. The Demon girls will also be competing at Eckstrand.
Getting back to Drake, area athletes in action today will be Washington Jake Redlinger and Sigourney’s J.C. Abrahamson in the high jump. On the girls side, Washington’s Jenna Krebs in the discus and Columbus’ Heaven Chandler in the long jump. The other events will be tomorrow.