The Ottumwa Courier


April 16, 2014

Panthers sweep Co-Ed Relays

CENTERVILLE — The Mount Pleasant Panthers boys’ and girls’ track program swept the team races at the Centerville Co-Ed Relays. The girls won with a team total of 215 while the boys took home a combined team score of 131, narrowly edging the Albia boys’ team who ended the night with 128 points.

Centerville placed fifth in each team race.

The Big Reds’ Graydon Schmidt and Kolton Gonnerman swept the top-two spots of the boys’ long jump. Schmidt’s best jump was 19-5 while Gonnerman’s was 19-2.

Centerville had two other runner-up finishes on the night from the boys’ squad.

Michael Firkins recorded a toss of 144-4 in the discus for second place. Schmidt recorded a time of 15.4 seconds to finish second in the 110 meter hurdles race.

Cassidy Schacher was the lone Redette to finish in the top-two on Thursday. She was second in the 3,000 meter run with a time of 12:21.1.

The Centerville boys track team will look to turn the tables on Mount Pleasant as the Big Reds join Cardinal, Fairfield, Pekin and Van Buren at the Panther Relays Thursday. The Redette girls will also compete Thursday, joining Chariton, Fairfield and North Mahaska at the Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont Relays.


Centerville Co-Ed Relays

Girls’ results

Team scores — 1. Mount Pleasant 215; 2, Davis County 116; 3, Wayne 74; 4, Knoxville 43; 5, Centerville 33; 6, Keokuk 30; 7, Chariton 26; 8, Central Decatur 15; 9, Scotland County 14; T10, Moravia 8; T10, Putnam County 8; 12, Seymour 3; 13, Newtown-Harris 3.

Discus — 5, Rachel Valentine (CV) 97-5. Shot put — 6, Valentine (CV) 30-8. Long jump — 5, Hannah Eastlick (Moravia) 13-9; 6, Alyssa Barger (CV) 13-7.5. 3,000 meter run — 2, Cassidy Schacher (CV) 12:21.1; 4, Hanna Sheston (CV) 13:21.7. 400 meter dash — 6, Peyton Kauffman (CV) 1:07.9. 1,500 meter run — 5, Bailey Witt (CV) 6:01.2; 6, Sheston (CV) 6:01.5. 400 meter hurdles — 3, Autumn McDanel (Moravia) 1:14.8. Sprint medley — 6, Centerville 2:16.5. 800 meter run — 5, Witt (CV) 2:51.7. 4x400 meter relay — 4, Centerville 4:50.5. Distance medley — 3, Centerville 4:59.9; 4, Seymour 5:10.2.

Boys’ results

Team scores — 1, Mount Pleasant 131; 2, Albia 128; 3, Davis County 80; 4, Oskaloosa 84; 5, Centerville 57; 6, Moravia 35; 7, Putnam County 25; 8, Twin Cedars 6.

Discus — 2, Michael Firkins (CV) 144-4. Shot put — 6, Avery Hutton (CV) 36-1. Long jump — 1, Graydon Schmidt (CV) 19-5; 2, Kolton Gonnerman (CV) 19-2. 4x800 relay — 6, Centerville 10:15.6. 110 hurdles — 2, Schmidt (CV) 15.4; 6, Garrett Moorman (CV) 17.3. 100 meter — 4, Moorman (CV) 11.8; 6, Ty Seddon (CV) 12.1. 400 meter — 5, Garrett McGrann (CV) 54.7; 6, Caleb Windschitl (MOR) 55.8. 200 meter — 6, Gonnerman (CV) 24.4. 400 hurdles — 3, Schmidt (CV) 1:00.8. Distance medley — 4, Centerville 3:56.7. 4x100 — 5, Centerville 52.5; 6, Moravia 52.4. 4x400 — 6, Moravia 4:46.7.

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