Track teams compete at conference meet

The Iowa Mennonite girls track and field team scored 48 points to place eighth of nine teams at the competitive north division Southeast Iowa Super Conference track meet hosted by Winfield-Mt. Union Thursday. Suzanna Yoder placed second in the 400 meter dash with a personal best time of 1:04.70. Calli Shaw was fourth in 1:06.80 missing her personal by less than 0.1 second. Yoder was fourth in the 200 meter dash in 28.85 while Shaw was sixth in a personal best time of 29.41. Rubye Ney placed fourth in the 400 meter hurdles in 1:14.72. Emma Beachy was fourth in the discus with a throw of 93’ 5.75”. The top seven places in the discus were within 3’ 3” of each other. Yoder jumped a personal best 15’ 4” to place seventh. Greta Schrag ran a personal best 7:04.14 in the 1500. The 4 x 800 meter relay team of Mackenzie Gutierrez, Avery Blauvelt, Payton Hart and Rachel Geyer placed fifth in 13:01.65. Shaw placed sixth in the 3000 in 12:33.74. The 4 x 400 meter relay team of Sarena Gerber, Mackenzie Gutierrez, Rubye Ney and Calli Shaw were also sixth running 4:45.22.

Girls’Results     Girls Team Scores 
Name EventTimePlacePoints Pekin164
  3000m    Mediapolis116
CalliShaw 12:33.7461 Highland92
SarenaGerber 13:48.379  Louisa Muscatine84
  4×800    Winfield Mt Union62
MackenzieGutierrez     Columbus53
AveryBlauvelt     Wapello52
PaytonHart     IMS48
RachelGeyer 13:01.6552 Lone Tree49
SuzannaYoder 14.129 sb    
RachelGeyer 06:06.677    
SuzannaYoder 01:04.72 pr8   
CalliShaw 01:06.844   
  100m H      
RubyeNey 18.1952   
AveryBlauvelt 03:03.6714    
SarenaGerber 03:01.2513    
SuzannaYoder 28.8544   
CalliShaw 29.416 pr1   
  400m H       
RubyeNey 01:14.7244   
GretaSchrag 07:04.1412 pr    
AinselyShaw 07:21.6513    
CalliShaw 04:45.2261   
  Long jump      
SuzannaYoder 15-04.07 pr    
  Shot put      
EmmaBeachy 23-0916    
EmmaBeachy 93-05.7544   

Drake Brezina highlighted the Iowa Mennonite boys track and field performance with a fourth place finish in the 400 meter dash with a time of 54.05.  Adrian Gonzales ran a personal best 26.32 in the 200 meter dash.  Adrian Venegas improved on his best performances in both the shot put and discus.  Both the boys and girls teams will be competing at the state qualifier meet hosted by WACO in Wayland Thursday May 11.  Field events begin at 4:00 and running events begin at 4:30. 

Name EventTimePlacePoints
AdrianGonzales 13.129 
DrakeBrezina 54.0544
LoganThomas 01:09.013 
AdrianGonzales 26.3212 pr 
LoganThomas 06:03.616 
AdrianGonzales 17-047 
AdrianVenegas 30-02.5016 pr 
LoganThomas 27-10.00 18 
AdrianVenegas 83-07.5017 pr 
 Boys Team Scores    
 Pekin 195  
 Lone Tree101  
 Winfield Mt Union66  
 Louisa Muscatine36  
 IMS 7