The Ottumwa Courier


March 29, 2013

Davis County girls run away from competition at Lady Dee Early Bird Meet


CENTERVILLE — Pekin boys score home win in Ruitan Relays

PEKIN — The Pekin track and field team took first with 194 points when it put on the Ruritan Relays Thursday.

Cardinals took third overall with 104 points and Tri-County grabbed fifth with 41.

Panther Chase Copeland zoomed to a first-place finish in the 100 yard dash with a time of 11.80 seconds and Pekin’s Austin Fariss snared first in the 1,600-meter run with 5:20.50 and the 3,200 with 11:13. In addition, Cory Loyd took first in the 400 hurdles with 1:01.29 and Austin Adam snared first in the shot put with a heave of 48 feet and 3 inches.

Panther Christian Wittrock finished first in the 400 dash with 55.80 and Winn came in first in the high jump with a leap of 5-10.

Also, Pekin took first in the medley with 4:04.10 and the 4x800 with 9:18.

For Cardinal, Tyler Albert grabbed first place with a leap of 18-4.5 and he took first in the 110 hurdles in 16.30. The Comets also took first in the 4x200 and the shuttle hurdle relay. Cardinal took second in the medley with 1:01.29 and Ryan Cale nabbed second in the 1,600 with 5:24.90.

For Pekin, Jared Bond took second in the discus with a throw of 124.4 and he grabbed second in the shot put with a heave of 43-4. The Panthers Cade Millikin finished second in the 800-meter run with 2:17.30 and Chase Earnest nabbed second in the high jump with 5-8. The Panthers also took second in the shuttle hurdle relay with 1:06.45.

Cardinal’s Jonathan Pedersen snared third in the 110 hurdles with 16.42.

Tri-County placed second in the 4x200 with 1:42.17 and Spencer Steinke came in second in the 200 dash with 24.29.

Ruritan Relays

At Davis Eidahl Track, Pekin


Team scores — 1. Pekin 194, 2. Lone Tree 115, 3. Cardinal 104, 4. WACO 56, 5. Tri-County 41.

Individual Results

High Jump

1.  Winn        Pekin        5-10

2.  Earnest    Pekin        5-8

2.  Pederson    Card        5-8

3200 Run

1.  Farriss        Pekin        11:13

2.  Essary            Pekin        12:09

3.  M. Waldschmidt    LT        12:40

4.  C. Waldschmidt    LT        14:44

5.  Shilling            TC        15:06

Long Jump

1.  Albert        Card        18-4.5

2.  Owings        Card        17-9.5

3.  Lanman        Pekin        17-7

4.  Copeland    Pekin        17-2.5

5.  Ehret        TC            15-10.5


1.  Forbes        LT    125-10

2.  Bond        Pekin    124-4

3.  Jones        Pekin    111-3

4.  Quigley    LT    107-8

5.  Leer        TC    102-5

6.  Brumbaugh    TC    101-9

400 Dash

1.  Wittrock        Pekin        55.8

2. Blake            Waco        57.52

3.  Gillham        LT            57.81

4.  Honomichl        Card        58.12

5.  Schoff            Pekin        1:01

6.  Chason            Waco        1:01.87


1.  Cardinal        1:40.11

2.  Tri County    1:42.17

3.  Lone Tree        1:42.89

4.  Pekin            1:48

5.  Pekin            1:51

100 Dash

1.  Copeland        Pekin    11.8

2.  Achen            Card    11.83

3.  Sieverding    LT        11.9

4.  Steinke        TC        11.98

5.  Campbell        Card    12.18

6.  Callan            LT        12.75


1.  Pekin            9:18

2.  Lone Tree        10:48.02

Shuttle Hurdle Relay

1.  Cardinal        1:05.86

2.  Pekin            1:06.45

3.  Lone Tree        1:11.56

110 Hurdles

1.  Albert        Card        16.30

2.  Carlson    Waco        16.30.5

3. Pederson    Card        16.42

4.  Christian    LT            16.95.1

5.  Loyd        Pekin        17.03

6.  Earnest    Pekin        17.46

1600 Run

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