Carson Maeder won the 100-meter and 400-meter race. Kenny Cronin looked strong in his victory in the 3200 meters as the two led Davis County to a second-place finish at Pella Christian on March 30.
The season-opener also found Davis County winning the 4x800 (anchored by Cronin) and distance medley relay races despite some cold and very windy conditions in Pella.
Maeder battled some strong cross winds to get the victory in the 100 meters. He paced the field of runners with a time of 12.09 seconds. Maeder also led a pack of Mustangs in the 400 meters. He won the race with a time of 1:00.45.
The Mustangs had four others finish in the top six places in the race. Drake Hamm finished second with a time of 1:02.07. Kaden Culbertson was fourth with a time of 1:02.70. Mark Shirley finished fifth with a time of 1:03.51 and Micha Glosser finished sixth with a time of 1:06.10.
Cronin dominated the field of runners in the 3200 meters with a strong time considering the windy conditions that affected all runners. Cronin won the race with a time of 10:10.43. Sutton Shively also ran the 3200 for Davis County. He finished sixth overall with a time of 13:22.02.
Shirley finished second in the 1600 meters with a time of 5:33.44. Brody Humphrey and Hamm both placed in the 800 meters. Humphrey finished fourth overall with a time of 2:27.04. Hamm finished sixth with a time of 2:33.84. Carson Zeitler and Tayden Bish finished third and fourth overall in the 200 meters. Zeitler ran the race in 24.46. Bish finished fourth with a time of 24.92.
In the hurdle events, Maeder finished second overall in the 110-meter high hurdles. He produced a time of 17.64 in that effort. Daniel Oliver finished sixth overall in the 400-meter hurdles. He crossed the finish line in 1:13.94.
Humphrey, Hamm, Shirley and Collin Batterson teamed up to win the 4x800-meter relay. The foursome paced the field of teams with a winning time of 9:27.52.
Zeitler, Bish, Humphrey and Cronin produced a strong performance in the distance medley to win that race for the Mustangs. The foursome recorded a time of 4:01.77 as Cronin crossed the finish line after his anchor leg was complete.
Maeder, Caedyn Glosser, Alex Lynch, and Clayton Smith finished second in the 4x100-meter relay. The foursome finished in a time of 49.46 seconds. Weston Shively, Lynch, Caedyn Glosser and Chad Still teamed up for a fourth-place finish in the 4x200-meter relay. They finished in 1:51.33.
Weston Shively, Smith, Lynch and Batterson ran the sprint medley relay. They finished in a time of 1:51.53 and finished fifth overall.
Davis County finished the night on the track with a third-place finish in the 4x400-meter relay. The team of Cronin, Bish, Zeitler and Batterson clocked a time of 3:52.20 in that effort.
Davis County had double place winners in three of the four field events to help pad the team score in the meet. Bish and Glosser both placed in the long jump. Bish finished second with a jump of 18-00. Glosser finished with a jump of 16-0 to take sixth place.
Dalton Main finished third in the shot put with a toss of 40-4. Gavin McCall finished sixth with a toss of 36-7 ½. Main finished fourth in the discus with a toss of 96-4. Culbertson finished sixth with a toss of 92-8.
Team scores for this meet weren’t made available to The Bloomfield Democrat.