Drake relay qualifiers

Courtney Mithelman, Staff Writer

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The qualifying participants of the Drake Relays were released to coaches in a tentative schedule on April 19. Many students qualified from Johnston.

For boys’ track, four individuals qualified for Drake.

Sophomore Jordan Weddington qualified for the 100m dash. Senior Tyson Wieland qualified for the 1600m and 3200m run. Sophomore Jack Bergstrom qualifed for the 400m hurdles. Sophomore Jared Seay qualified in high jump.

Other students will also be participating as relay teams. These have not yet been decided.

The relays are 4 by 100m, 4 by 200m, 4 by 400m, 4 by 800m as well as the medley relay. Six runners are allowed to go to the Drake Relays, but only four run in these relay events.

There are two qualifiers from the girls’ track team, as well as one relay. Sophomore Jordyn Kleve qualified for the 1500m and 3000m run. Junior Kenzie Foldes qualified for the 3000m run. The 4 by 100m relay also qualified.