Track teams travel to Waco

Rubye Ney

The Iowa Mennonite girl’s track and field team placed eighth in the ten team class B division at the Ekstrand Relays hosted by WACO Thursday night in Wayland.  The weather was perfect and the competition challenging.  Suzanna Yoder placed second in the 100 meter dash with a time of 13.52, in the 200 meter dash with a personal best time of 27.54 and also in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:02.48.  Yoder was also third in the long jump with a jump of 14 feet 5.5 inches.  Rubye Ney competed in two hurdle events for the first time this year placing fourth in the 400 meter hurdles in 1:16.87 and fifth in the 100 meter hurdles in 18.34.  Ainsley Shaw was fifth in the 3000 meter run with a time of 17:13.24.  The 400 meter relay team of Adria Ebersole, Ney, Sarena Gerber and Alyssa Hershberger placed fifth in 58.28 seconds.  Gerber was sixth in the 800 meter run in 2:58.38.  Emma Beachy was sixth in the discus with a season best throw of 88 feet 4 inches.  Ebersole ran a personal best of 15.35 in the 100 meter dash.  Sarann Durflinger threw the discus 60 feet 5.5 inches for a big personal best.

Girls’Results     Team Scores B Division
Name EventTimePlacePoints New London119
  SMR    Highland79
AdriaEbersole     Danville67
AvaHughes     WACO 66
AlyssaHershberger     Winfield-Mt. Union61
SarenaGerber 02:17.487  Sigourney53
  3000m    Lone Tree46
AinsleyShaw 17:13.2452 Iowa Mennonite42
  100m    HLV 34
SuzannaYoder 13.5228 Tri-County14
AdriaEbersole 15.3510 pr     
SuzannaYoder 01:02.4828    
AlyssaHershberger 01:10.87     
  100m H       
RubyeNey 18.3452    
SarenaGerber 02:58.3861    
SuzannaYoder 27.542 pr8    
AvaHughes 44.5817     
  400m H        
RubyeNey 01:16.8744    
AlyssaHershberger 58.2852    
  Long Jump       
SuzannaYoder 14-05.536    
  Shot Put       
MadisonHigdon 18-05.7517     
EmmaBeachy 88-04.56 sb1    
SarannDurflinger 60-05.517 pr     
Levi Geyer won two events for the Iowa Mennonite boy’s track and field team Thursday in Wayland. His time of 10:34.91 in the 3200 meter run was close to his personal best. He ran 4:51.31 for a new personal best in the 1600 meter run. Geyer, Louis Etienne, Aaron Hersberger and Gibson Lowenberg placed fourth in the 1600 meter relay with a time of 4:04.67. The 800 meter relay team of Etienne, Toby Chen, Gedeon Sangare and Lowenberg placed fifth with a time of 1:46.98. The 400 meter relay team of Etienne, Chen, Sangare and Logan Thomas placed sixth in 51.07. Aaron Hershberger lowered his personal best time in the 400 meter hurdles to 1:04.82 while Thomas took his 400 meter dash time down to 1:06.08. Adrian Venegas threw a personal best in the discus of 91 feet 8.5 inches. His also threw a new personal best in the shot put of 34 feet 11.25 inches. Brandon Jimenez threw the shot put 34 feet 2.25 inches for his new personal best.
BoysResults     Class B Boys Team Scores
Name EventTimePlacePoints Lone Tree115
  800 med    HLV 99
LouisEtienne     WACO 82
Toby Chen     WMU 76
GedeonSangare     New London68
GerardoMendoza 01:53.897  Highland49
  3200    Danville48
LeviGeyer 10:34.91110 Iowa Mennonite27
  100m    Tri-County8
GedeonSangare 13.0711     
GibsonLowenberg 13.112     
Aaron Hershberger 01:05.8511     
LoganThomas 1:06..0812 pr     
Toby Chen        
GibsonLowenberg 01:46.9852    
GibsonLowenberg 02:32.018     
TobyChen 26.6913     
LoganThomas 29.9717     
  400m H        
AaronHershberger 01:04.827 pr     
LeviGeyer 04:51.311 pr10    
LoganThomas 51.0761    
GibsonLowenberg 04:04.6744    
AdrianVenegas 34-11.257 pr     
BrandonJimenez 34-02.259 pr     
AdrianVenegas 91-08.510 pr