The Lady Mustang track team continues to dominate teams in southeast Iowa. The girls scored another team win at the Van Buren Relays held April 26 in Keosauqua. Davis County scored 177 team points and beat Clark County Mo., by 24 points to win the meet.
Davis County has shown vast improvement in the field events this season and did well during the meet at Van Buren last week. Kallie Greiner has made her mark in the long jump including a qualifying spot in the Drake relays this season. Greiner won the long jump in this meet with a jump of 15-9 ½. Sydney Utt also scored points for the Mustangs in the long jump. She finished fifth with a jump of 13-9.
Chelsea Prevo competes in the throwing events for the Lady Mustangs and has also found improvement in both the shot put and the discus. She finished second in the discus with a toss of 100-0. Macy Hill finished fourth in the discus with a toss of 96-10.
Prevo and Hill also scored in the shot put. Prevo finished third overall with a toss of 31-10. Hill was fourth with a toss of 31-4. Briley Lough finished fifth in the high jump with a jump of 4-4.
Greiner also scored points on the track. She finished third in the 100 meters with a time of 13.45. Stephyn Wilfawn was fourth in the same race with a time of 14.04. Cadan VanLaningham won the 200 meters with a time of 27.37. Clara Smith finished third in the same race with a time of 27.98. Sadie Spargur finished fifth in the 400 meters with a time of 1:18.44.
Moving into the middle and long distance races, Davis County continued to make its mark and score points in each event. Karston Nebel is a young and talented runner for Davis County. She finished fifth in the 800 meters with a time of 3:00.16. Nebel and Tatum Turner also ran the 3000 for Davis County. Turner finished second with a time of 13:14.98 while Nebel was third with time of 13:28.96.
Hill finished second in the 1500 meters with a time of 5:47.75. Makayla Bachman finished third with a time of 5:58.07. Wilfawn won the 100 meter hurdles with a time of 18.53. Greiner won the 400 hurdles with a time of 1:13.74 while Kaitlyn Olinger finished fourth with a time of 1:26.10.
Davis County won three of the relay events. The girls won the 4x100-meter relay with a time of 53.25. Maci White, Sydney Utt, Kaylea Hopkins and Jersey Greever ran that race.
Davis County also won the 4x200-meter relay. The team of White, Hill, Ella Huggins and Briley Lough clocked a time of 2:00.01. The team of Maddie Wagler, Maggie Heartley, Haylee Mathews and Paige Shirkey also ran for Davis County in the 4x200. Those girls finished third with a time of 2:04.83 but their time couldn’t be counted toward the team score.
Davis County’s Chloe Fetcho, Charley Barnhart, Addison Stuchel and Turner teamed up to finish second in the 4x400. They clocked a time of 4:39.33. A team of Tatum Hale, Jadin Bennett, Reese Humphrey and Mathews also ran the race in 5:11.02. They finished fifth but didn’t score any team points.
The 4x800-meter relay team of Stuchel, Olinger, Barnhart and Bachman finished second overall. They ran the race in 11:14.80. The distance medley relay team of Bennett, Kayla Joos, Clara Smith and Humphrey finished fifth with a time of 5:18.76.
The sprint medley relay team scored a victory with a time of 2:04.42. Running that race for Davis County were Fetcho, Greever, VanLaningham and Lough. A team of Huggins, Kate Knobloch, Joos and Hale finished fifth with a time of 2:17.19 but didn’t score team points.
The shuttle hurdle relay team of Spargur, Hannah Tucker, Holland Hunter and Michaela Hudson is young this year. The foursome is improving and finished second in this meet with a time of 1:30.67.
Team standings—1. Davis County, 177; 2. Clark County, Mo., 153; 3. Albia, 105; 4. Cardinal, 66; and 5. Van Buren, 64.