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Demon Boys 2nd, Girls 3rd at Conference Track Meet

Posted: Friday, May 6th, 2011 at 8:27 am
Author: KCII Sports - Dagan Miller

The Washington Demon track and field teams were in Keokuk for the Southeast Conference Meet. On the girls side the Demons had five champions but finished third as a team. Fairfield won with 109, Mount Pleasant was second with 106.5, and the Demons scored 87 points. Head Coach Howard Bean says they were a little disappointed because they were hoping to score better as a team, but he says having five conference titles was very nice. Some of the highlights for the Demons:
Shuttle Hurdle – 1st
Distance Medley – 1st
4×4 – 1st
Discus – Jenna Krebs 1st Joni Irwin 3rd
High Jump – Sammy Ellingson 1st, Lauren Kimball 2nd
100 Meter Hurdles – Hannah Rich 2nd, Regan Enfield 3rd
400 Meter Hurdles – Lauren Kimball 2nd
Shot Put – Jenna Krebs 2nd, Joni Irwin 3rd

On the boys side, Mount Pleasant won the team title with 139 points and the Demons finished second with 84. Head Coach Steve Roth says they knew they were going to have to run a super meet to catch Mount Pleasant, but winning the 4×1, seven second place finishes, six thirds and five personal bests was great. For Washington:
4×1 – 1st
4×8 – 2nd
4×2 – 2nd
1600 – Kyle Cox 2nd
200 Meter Dash – Landon Coker and Anthony Ossman tie fore 2nd
1600 Medley – 2nd
Long Jump – Landon Coker 2nd
High Jump – Jake Redlinger 2nd
3200 – Noah Lebsack 3rd’
Shuttle Hurdle – 3rd
100 Meter Dash – Alex Coker 3rd
800 Meter Run – Kyle Cox 3rd
4×4 – 3rd