The Ottumwa Courier


April 17, 2013

Van Buren boys sixth at Hawk Relays

DONNELLSON — The Van Buren boys track team saved its best run for last on Monday night, coming in with a strong second-place showing in the 4x400 finale as a time of 3:51.57 from the group of Brayden Starnes, Garrett Saunders, Wyatt Cole and Thomas Fitzsimmons brought the Warriors within 0.35 seconds of Fort Madison in an exciting conclusion to Central Lee’s Hawk Relays.

The Warriors collected 23 points as a team on Monday, finishing sixth in the event. Fort Madison took the team crown with 177 points, besting Mediapolis by 51.

The Van Buren boys run again on Thursday afternoon at Louisa-Muscatine at 4:45 p.m.

Hawk Relays

At Donnellson


Team scores — 1. Fort Madison 177, 2. Mediapolis 123, 3. Keokuk 108, 4. Wapello 45, 5. Central 43, 6. Van Buren 23, 7. Danville 22, 8. New London 8, 9. Harmony 5.


Shot put — 1. Wesley Bradley (Keokuk) 44-6.5.

Discus — 1. Bradley (K) 139.0.5.

High jump — 1. Jacob Riley (Fort Madison) 5-10.

Long jump — 1. Darrion Sanders (K) 20-10.

3,200 run — 1. Daniel Goebel (FM) 10:49.21, 5. Dalton Haynes (Van Buren) 11:30.63.

100 dash — 1. Sanders (K) 10.71.

110 high hurdles — 1. Hunter Pollpeter (FM) 14.59.

4x800 — 1. Mediapolis 8:27.23, 3. Van Buren (Brayden Starnes, Garrett Saunders, Wyatt Cole, Thomas Fitzsimmons) 8:58.1.

200 dash — 1. Sanders (K) 22.4.

1,600 run — 1. Issac Steffensmeier (FM) 4:30.18, 5. Fitzsimmons (VB) 5:05.06.

4x200 — 1. Mediapolis 1:40.55.

400 dash — 1. Logan Huffman (FM) 54.87.

400 hurdles — 1. Raheem Black (FM) 55.65.

Medley — 1. Mediapolis 3:47.96.

Shuttle Hurdle Relay — 1. Fort Madison 59.35.

800 run — 1. Jeremy Moldonado (FM) 2:04.78, 6. Drew Nolting (VB) 2:26.53.

4x100 — 1. Keokuk 45.92.

4x400 — 1. Fort Madison 3:51.22, 2. Van Buren (Starnes, Saunders, Cole, Fitzsimmons) 3:51.57.

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