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Area Schools Place Well at West Burlington

Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 at 8:30 am
Author: KCII Radio- Drew Shradel

Washington, Columbus, WMU and Highland all went to the Falcon Relays last night, and here are the top results from each team.

Washington had some quality finishes for their team, including a second place finish from Carl Sivels in the 100 meter dash in 10.92, a champion 4×200 meter realy team of Sivels, Jacob Hennigan, Gage Redlinger and Alex Coker in a time of 1:36.12, and Tommy Peterson won the shot put at 47’2.5”.

Columbus had multiple high place winners at the meet in the small school division. Mauricio Ramirez won the 100 meter dash in 11.16, Rickey Rivers won the 200 meter dash in 25.17, Efrain Barajas was second in the 1600 meter run in 5:23.39, Angel Rodriguez was second in the high jump at 6’, Rivers and Ramirez went one, two in the long jump at 20’9.75”, and 19’11” respectively, Mark Ramirez was second in the shot at 43’4”, and Columbus won the 4×100 meter relay at 47.49, and a team of Mauricio Ramirez, Angel Rodriguez, Louis Garrison and Rickey Rivers, and second in the 4×200 meter realy with a time of 1:41.86.

Winfield- Mt. Union also had a good night on the track, with Max Fricke winning the 400 meter dash in 55.12, Gavin Beneze finishing second in the 3200 meter run in 12:08, Luke Beard took second in the 400 hurdles, the distance medley relay won with a time of 4:12.97 and a team of Garret Baker, Kyler Smith, Bryce Robinson and Fricke, Kyle Davis won the shot put at 44’6”, and he was second in the discus at 114’10.5”.

Highland took home some hardware as well, with Chris Ford finishing second in the 200 meter dash in a time of 25.3, Keiffer Sexton won the 1600 meter run in 5:11.77, and won the distance double with the 3200 meter run title at 11:09.90. Highland also grabbed the 4×400 meter relay championship at 3:52.59 with a team of Kody Wood, Chris Ford, Austin McCarthy and Jake Wood.

Washington finished fifth in the large school division with 64 points, while Mt. Pleasant was the champion with 160 points. Central Lee-Donnellson won the small school division with 142 points, WMU was second with 119, Columbus was third with 111 and Highland was fifth with 82 points.