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DC Relays 2018

Results From SCC, SEC, SEISC Conference Track Meets

By Jason Van Arkel, May 04, 2018

Despite the threat of severe weather, the South Central Conference, Southeast Iowa Superconference, and the Southeast Conference were able to complete their conference track meets on Thursday. Below are the finishes and individual winners for the area schools involved.

SOUTH CENTRAL CONFERENCE MEET

Once again, Albia captured the team boys conference championship, on the strength of four event titles. Drew Winke accounted for half of them, winning both the 100-meter and 200-meter dashes. Tyler Stringfellow captured the 110-meter hurdles, and the Blue Demons also took the shuttle hurdle relay.

The Centerville boys ran second, taking home four event titles of their own. Owen Pasa ran first in the 800 meters, McCain Oden won the shot put, and the Big Reds took the 4×100 and sprint medley relays. Davis County took third in the team standings, and they also won four events. Kenny Cronin mastered the distance races, winning the 1,600 and 3,200 meters. The Mustangs also won the 4×800 and distance medley relays. Finally on the boys side, Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont finished seventh.

As for the the girls, Albia was denied another conference team title by Knoxville, but the Lady Dees did finish second. Hannah Isley won the 100-meter hurdles and the high jump, Abbey Griffin captured the long jump, and Albia also won 4×200 and shuttle hurdle relays. Centerville ran third as a team despite only one event win, the distance medley relay. Davis County took fourth, buoyed by Madison Stephenson’s win in the discus, as well as victories in the 4×100 and 4×400. EBF came in sixth, getting a win from Kathryn Gutch in the shot put.

SOUTHEAST CONFERENCE MEET

It was an up-and-down meet for both the Fairfield track teams, as the Trojan boys finished third and the girls fourth. The only two event wins for Fairfield both happened on the girls side. Ashley Bloomquist finished first in the 1,500 meters, and Julia Fritz captured the girls discus.

SEISC-SOUTH MEET

The Cardinal boys ran strong, finishing second in the team race. Mason Aschenbrenner won both the 200-meter dash and the 110-meter hurdles, while Colby Aschenbrenner was first to the line in the 100-meter dash. Trey Albert captured the long jump, and the Comets won the shuttle hurdle relay. The Van Buren boys ran fourth, getting a win from Adam Smith in the 1,600 meters. The Warriors also won the 4×800 relay.

On the girls side, Van Buren placed fifth and Cardinal seventh. The only event title for either school was the Warriors’ victory in the girls 4×800-meter relay.

SEISC-NORTH MEET

The Pekin boys team captured the conference title, while on the girls side, Pekin placed second. Due to a discrepancy in one of the races, the full results have not been made official. This article will be updated once those results are known.