Washington Evening Journal
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Area teams compete at Dickinson Relays
Washington, Columbus and Winfield-Mt. Union all participate in the meet
Three Union area teams in Washington, Columbus and Winfield-Mt. Union kicked off the track and field season on Tuesday with the Dickinson Relays held at the University of Northern Iowa.
In it was eventful day to say the least as teams from around the state competed in the meet.
For Washington, Cameron Vongpanya was the highest individual finisher on the day.
Vongpanya took 25th in the 400-meter with a time of 54.61. Jack Kleese followed in the event in 154th.
Jude Brown finished 28th in the 200-meter dash, clocking a time of 24.15. Brennen Westphal and Luke Beenblossom followed in the event with 94th and 137th place finishes.
The Demons 4x800-meter team of Micah Rees, Tyler Alderton, Drew Horak and Andrew Shepherd finished 28th as a team posting a time of 9:03.63.
In the boys’ 60-meter hurdles prelims none of the athletes qualified for the finals, but Mason Morgan clocked a time of 9.30 for 40th. Austin Rebling finished 55th with 9.57. James Strabala followed in 74th.
In the 60-meter dash, Jude Brown finished 51st, Aidan Ulin took 67th and Clayton Streeter ended in 171st.
Brown ran 7.43, Ulin 7.52 and Street 7.90.
The Demons’ 4x200-meter of Mason Morgan, Austin Rebling, Brennen Westphal and James Strabala finished 51st in the event with a time of 1:42.14.
Sawyer Tschantz, Seth Shepherd and William Kennedy clocks times of 2:23.20, 2:26.08 and 2:26.21 in the 800-meter for 112th, 129th and 130th.
In shot put, Jude Brown finished 110th with a toss of 36-02.00. Brayden Hartman threw as well, but scratched three times.
Columbus had a nice showing on the day.
Triston Miller finished first in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.22. Alexander Rees and Dante Zuniga followed in 86th and 98th in the event.
Miller also finished 11th in the long jump with a leap of 20-06.00 and 19th in high jump with a 5-08.00 jump.
In the boys’ 200-meter Kaden Amigon finished 6th with a time of 23.16. Jeff Hoback followed in 22nd clocking 24.00 and Jon Miranda ended in 194th.
Amigon finished 9th in long jump with a jump of 20-07.25 and 10th in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.10 as well. Hoback took 23rd in the event, while Riley Kaalberg finished 48th.
In the 400-meter dash, Juan Chairez led the was with a 110th place finish. Bryan Tlatenchi and Cael Phillips followed in 126th and 143rd.
Damian Vergara finished 47th with a time of 4:58.69 in the 1600-meter.
In shot put, Russell Coil and Bryce Grimm finished 62nd and 91st with throws of 40-05.50 and 38-00.50.
The 4x200-meter relay of Hoback, Jon Miranda, Raalberg and Amigon finished 15th with a time of 1:37.70.
The 4x800 of Tyler Humiston, Cole Storm, Tim Hills-Carrier and Vergara took 29th with a time of 9:03.98.
Winfield-Mt. Union’s highest placer on the day was Cam Buffington with a 7th place finish in long jump, leaping 20-08.00.
Cole Milks followed in the event with a 98th place finish.
Gabe Hemsworth took 15th in the 400-meter with a time of 53.83. Ty Scorpil finished 86th.
Hemsworth also finished 64th in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 9.61.
Kohlby Newson led the way in the 800-meter carding a time of 2:10.93 for 23rd. Bowen Thomson followed in 141st and Ty Scorpil 162nd.
Newson finished 30th in the 1600-meter as well, clocking a time of 4:45.39.
In the 60-meter, Buffington finished 50th with a time of 7.42, Milks took 182nd clocking 7.96 and Eli Miller finished 187 with a time of 8.01.
In the 200-meter, Lane Genkinger took 133rd, Caleb Giese finished 160th and Alex Venzor 211th.
Kai Malone finished 149th in shot put with a toss of 32-09.50.
The 4x200-meter of Milks, Miller, Genkinger and Giese took 71st with a time of 1:45.85.