Girls track competes at Belle Plaine

Girls 4x400 team: Demi Brezina, Riley Schmieder, Rachel Miller, Avery Blauvelt
Girls 4×400 team: Demi Brezina, Riley Schmieder, Rachel Miller, Avery Blauvelt

The Iowa Mennonite girls track team placed third in the class B division at the Belle Plaine Invitational Tuesday. Seven athletes competed scoring 81 points behind Lone Tree and Don Bosco. Rachel Miller and Riley Schmieder were both double event winners.  Miller won the long jump with a personal best effort of 14’3”. She also won the 100 meter hurdles in 18.88. Schmieder won both the 3000 meter and 1500 meter runs uncontested. She also placed third in the 100 meter hurdles. Demi Brezina was second in the 400 meter dash in 1:06.13, a personal record. Emma Beachy also placed second in the discus with a personal best throw of 72’ 1”. The 4 x 400 meter team of Schmieder, Avery Blauvelt, Miller and Brezina placed third in 4:59.99. “This meet was perfect for our team. The weather was excellent and we competed against schools our size. Our athletes rose to the occasion and competed well. It was a great way to start the outdoor season!” coach Marty Gingerich commented.

Both boys and girls track and field teams will compete next in Williamsburg April 7.

 

Girls’ Results
Name Event Time Place Points
3000m
Riley Schmieder 12:07.9 1 10
Liza Zanozina 17:16.7 4 pr 4
100m
Demi Brezina 14.57 6 6
Jenna Boller 16.94 7
400m
Demi Brezina 01:06.1 2 pr 8
Avery Blauvelt 01:16.5 6 1
100m H
Rachel Miller 18.88 1 10
Riley Schmieder 20.63 3 6
800m
Liza Zanozina 03:48.7 7
200m
Jenna Boller 37.03 11
1500m
Riley Schmieder 05:45.6 1 10
Avery Blauvelt 06:34.0 6 1
4×400
Riley Schmieder
Avery Blauvelt
Rachel Miller
Demi Brezina 05:00.0 3 6
Long Jump
Rachel Miller 14-03.0 1 pr 10
Avery Blauvelt 12-05.5 6 pr 1
Shot Put
Emma Beachy 19-07 8 pr
Discus
Emma Beachy 72-01 2 pr 8

 

Team Scores
Lone Tree 155
Don Bosco 119
Iowa Mennonite 81
HLV 76
English Valleys 45
Tri-County 41
 Keota 6