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Day Two of State Track Results

Posted: Saturday, May 24th, 2014 at 8:30 am
Author: KCII Radio- Drew Shradel

Day two of the state track meet has wrapped up, and here are the results.

In 1A, WMU’s Lou Krieger- Coen fouled out on her three throws in the discus. In the girls distance Medley, Highland finished 16th with a time of 4:29.68, in the 400 meter hurdles Kelsey Siren bettered her place by finishing 21st in 1:12.26, and Karlie Wade was 12th in 1:09.61.

In the 4×200, Lone Tree boys finished 15th in 1:33.99, while for the girls WACO was 13th in 1:50.78, and WMU was 23rd in 1:52.71. In the 110 high hurdles, Dylan Carlson of WACO qualified sixth in 15.67, while in the 100 hurdles Emily Mathews of WMU qualified for the finals seventh in 15.93, Karlie Wade was 22nd in 17.11, and Becca Ohland of Sigourney was 23rd in 17.14.

In the boys distance medley, Keota finished in 12th place in a time of 3:44.52, while Lone Tree was 24th in 3:55.16. In the girls 4×100, WACO fell just short of finals, finishing 13th in 52.50, Lone Tree finished 20th in 53.04. On the boys side , the WACO boys qualified third in a time of 44.38, while Lone Tree fell just out at ninth in a time of 44.98, and WMU was 16th in 45.37.

Finally the Highland girls 4×400 finished 17th in 4:17.96, and the WMU boys 4×400 finished 10th in 3:34.83.

In the afternoon 2A/3A session, Washington got the biggest finish from their boys shot putter. Tommy Peterson blew his old personal best out of the water to throw 53’4.75” and finished third overall.

Peterson talked after his event, with a rare smile to his face, that he was happy this year was better than last.

“Last year I threw like 45′ down here,” Peterson said. “All I had to do was relax, that is all I thought, was just relax and I knew I’d throw pretty good.”

In other field events, Alex Coker finished ninth in the long jump at 20’3.75”.

The Washington girls 4×200 finished 17th in a time of 1:48.42, and in the 4×100 the Mid-Prairie girls finished just outside finals in 51.55, while Washington finished 11th in 51.13.

The State Track meet wraps up on Saturday and we will bring you the final results once they become official.