The Ottumwa Courier


May 17, 2013

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Girls 1A Shuttle Hurdle Relay Preliminary

Sigourney (Lorianna Winegarden, Brooke Schroeder, Courtney Herman, Becca Ohland) (Finished 10th in time of 1:11.362, did not qualify)

Twin Cedars (Ayla Crosby, Samanatha Hamman, Alee Hugen, Brittney Roby) (Finished 22nd in time of 1:15.12)

Girls 1A Shot Put Final

Maranda Baker (SR) Pekin (Finished Ninth with a throw of 35-3.5)

Katelynn Tracy (SR) Moravia (Finished 17th with a throw of 34-1.75)

Shelbie Williams (FR) Pekin (Finished 20th with a throw of 33-11)

Girls 1A 3000 Meter Run Final

Gwynne Wright (FR) Pekin (Finished Fifth in a times of 10:56.82

Taylor Lock (FR) Pekin (Finished 20th in a time of 11:34.17)

Unity Daugherty (JR) Van Buren (Finished 23rd in a time of 11:44.84)

Girls 1A 4x800 Relay Final

Pekin (Samantha Wright, Maleaha Earnest, Sloan Reighard, Whitney Horras) (Finished 13th in a time of 10:17.75)

North Mahaska (Caitilin Simpson, Shiana Buchanon, Megan Goemaat, Tressa Watts) (Finished 19th in a time of 10:29.62)

Boys 1A Shot Put Final

Eric Adam (JR) Pekin (Finished 11th with a throw of 47-5)

Corey Harrell (JR) Twin Cedars (Fouled out)

Girls 4A High Jump Final

Hope Bitner (SO) Ottumwa (Finished 21st with a leap of 4-8)

Boys 1A 4x800 Relay Final

Pekin (Graham Wittrock, Cade Millikin, Austin Fariss, Eli Harper) (Finished 17th in a time of 8:31.56)

Sigourney (Alex Shadley, Jeremiah Green, Dalton Webster, David Wehr) (Finished 21st in a time of 8:40.77)

Van Buren (Brayden Starnes, Garrett Saunders, Wyatt Cole, Thomas Fitzsimmons) (Finished 23rd in a time of 8:44.23)

Girls 4A 200 Meter Dash Preliminary

Erin Sheehy (FR) Ottumwa (Finished 23rd in a time of 27.56, did not qualify)

Boys 1A 200 Meter Dash Preliminary

Beau Freeborn (SR) North Mahaska (Finished ninth in a time of 23.1, did not qualify)

Girls 4A 400 Meter Dash Final

Sydney Strunk (SR) Ottumwa (Finished 19th in a time of 1:01.08)

Boys 1A Shuttle Hurdle Relay Preliminary

Pekin (Colton Lanman, Tanner Adam, Chase Earnest, Cory Loyd) (Finished ninth in a time of 1:01.51, did not qualify)

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