Boys and Girls Varsity Track Compete at State

Joel Kellar, Staff Writer

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Boys and girls varsity track competed at the state meet Thursday, May 15 through Saturday, May 17.

The boys shuttle hurdle relay placed 17th with a time of 1:03.21. Kyle Schneider ’19 started the relay, Tyler Kronlage ’21 ran second, Max Roquet ’21 ran third, and Caden Haggerty ’22 anchored the relay.

Sam Schmitz ’20 and Luke Perman ’19 ran the 3200 meter run. Schmitz placed 8th with a time of 9:56.78, and Perman placed 10th with a time of 10:02.39.

The 4×800 meter relay team placed 7th with a time of 7:57.30. Carter Borwick ’21 started the race, Karson Kleve ’20 ran the second leg, Andrew Bauer ’20 ran the third leg, and Joe Schaefer ’19 anchored the relay.

Anthony Coleman ’19 placed 17th in the 100 meter dash. Coleman’s time was 11.33.

The 4×200 meter relay won their heat and placed 14th overall with a time of 1:30.79. Zach Abbey ’20 lead off the race, Phavian Moorer ’20 ran the second leg, Jordan Rusch ’20 ran the third leg, and Matthew Kliegl ’20 anchored the relay.

The distance medley won their race with a time of 3:27.19. This is a new school record for the state champions. Abbey lead off, Kliegl ran the second leg, Moorer ran the third leg, Schaefer anchored the relay. They destroyed their heat by beating the second place team, Iowa City West, by 10 seconds.

The 4×100 meter relay placed 21st with a time of 44.09. Coleman led the race off, Rusch ran the second leg, Parker Shupe ’20 ran the third leg, and Jackson Blair ’20 anchored the relay.

The 4×400 meter relay placed 9th with a time of 3:25.15. They were one spot away from competing in finals. Abbey lead off the relay, Moorer ran the second leg, Bauer ran the third leg, and Kliegl anchored the relay.

The sprint medley placed 9th with a time of 1:34.56. Coleman ran the 100 meter leg, Rusch ran the second 100 meter leg, Abbey ran the 200 meter leg, and Kliegl anchored the race with the 400 meter leg.

Schaefer won the state championship in the 800 meters run with a school record time of 1:52.96. This was Schaefer’s second state title of the year, which added to one of the best seasons in Johnston athletic history.

Schaefer placed 10th in the 1600 meter run. His time was 4:31.47.

Aaron Potter ’19 placed 13th in the shot put. He threw 48 feet 11.25 inches

Jake Dielman ’19 placed 12th in the discus. Dielman threw 145 feet 11 inches.

The boys track team had one of the best seasons in team history this year.

 

Brooke McKee ’20 and Bella Heikes ’21 ran the 3000 meter run. McKee placed second with a time of 10:24.19, and Heikes placed 11th with a time of 11:03.14.

The 4×800 meter relay placed 5th with a time of 9:37.68. Avery Kamienski ’19 ran the first leg, Chloe Fehn ’20 ran the second leg, Aleah Tenpas ’22 ran the third leg, and Samantha Strauss ’21 anchored the race.

In the 400 meter run Kamienski placed 13th with a time of 1:00.81.

The distance medley placed 9th with a time of 4:13.29. Kamienski ran the 200 meter leg, Strauss ran the second 200 meter leg, Fehn ran the 400 meter leg, and Tenpas anchored the race with the 800 meter leg.

Mataran Naylor ’20 placed 18th in the 100 meter hurdles. Her time was 16.07 seconds.

The 4×200 meter relay team placed 11th with a time of 1:44.73. Emma Roethler ’21 lead off the relay, Jaden Studer ’20 ran the second leg, Fehn ran the third leg, and Strauss anchored the relay.

The 4×100 meter relay placed 19th with a time of 50.47. Roethler lead off, Studer ran the second leg, Anna Gossling ’22 ran the third leg, and Josie Hovey ’19 anchored the race.

The 4×400 meter relay team placed 5th in preliminaries with a time of 3:58.40. In finals they placed 5th with a time of 3:57.26. Kamienski ran the first leg, Strauss ran the second leg, Faith Nead ’22 ran the third leg, and Fehn anchored the relay.

The sprint medley team placed 22nd with a time of 1:55.27. Roethler led off with a 100 meter leg, Studer then ran the second 100 meter leg, Hovey ran the 200 meter leg, and Nead anchored with the 400 meter leg.

Aleah Tenpas ran the 800 meter run. She placed 14th with a time of 2:21.63.

The shuttle hurdle relay team got disqualified for a false start.

McKee and Heikes ran the 1500 meter run. McKee place 5th with a time of 4:43.47, and Heikes placed 7th with a time of 4:46.54.

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