Washington Evening Journal
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Washington wins Falcon Relays
Demons lead Union area followed by Mt. Pleasant in third
WEST BURLINGTON — Union area track and field boys’ teams were back in action on Monday night in West Burlington for the Falcon Relays.
Once again, the area boys showed out in the early season.
Washington picked up a class A win with 150 points, followed by Mt. Pleasant with a third-place outing at 103 points. The Panthers were just three points back from second-place Fort Madison.
In Class B, Winfield-Mt. Union finished fourth with 80 points, New London fifth with 54 and Highland followed in sixth with four points.
Mediapolis took the win with 189 points, the highest of any team.
The Demons had eight event winners on the day.
Brayden Hartman continues to be one of the top throwers around. The senior won both discus and shot put, throwing the disc 148 feet and the shot 56-08.75 feet.
Another two time winner for Washington was Josh Anderson in the 100 and 200-meter wheelchair. Anderson posted times of 21.83 and 44.58 for wins.
Elijah Morris continues to rack up the wins. The senior sprinter won the 200-meter with a run of 21.78.
Logan McDole was a winner in the 400-meter, clocking 55.18.
Micah Rees picked up a win for the Demons in the 1600-meter with a time of 4:43.72.
The boys’ 4x800 of Drew Horak, Andrew Rees, Logan McDole and Micah Rees took the win with a time of 8:44.59.
Tyler Alderton was a second-place finisher in the 3200-meter. Alderton posted a time of 11:28.37.
The 4x100 of Ethan Patterson, Alec Ulin, Jude Brown and Morris finished second in the 4x100 with a time of 44.97.
Mt. Pleasant finished with a total of four winners on the day.
The Panther’s Will Davidson picked up two of those wins.
Davidson won the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 14.77, as well as the long jump with a leap of 21-04.50.
Ben Carthey finished with the top time in the division in the 3200-meter. Carthey ran 10:37.88 to win the event.
The 4x400 of Gabe Feldmann, Jacob Richtman, Isaac Rynders and Mason Sloat carded a time of 3:40.72 to take the event.
Avin Truong was a second-place finisher for the Panthers in the 100-meter dash. Truong ran 11.55 for second.
Truong also took second long jump with a jump of 21-02.50, just behind teammate Davidson.
Ben Carthey was a runner-up in the 800-meter, posting a time of 2:13.91.
In both shot put and discus, Isaac Jerrel was a second-place finisher. Jerrel threw 133-05 and 52-01.00 feet in discus and shot.
The boys’ distance medley of Mason Sloat, Payson Coleman, Richtman and Rynders ended in second as well with a time of 3:56.13.
In Class B, Gabe Hemsworth was the Wolves’ one individual winner.
Hemsworth clocked a time of 56.31 for the top spot in the 400-meter hurdles.
The boys’ distance medley of Abram Edwards, Lane Genkinger, Hemsworth and Kohlby Newsom were winners as well. The four ran a 3:50.20 for first overall.
Cam Buffington finished second for the Wolves in the 100-meter dash. Buffington clocked a time of 11.71.
Kai Malone launched the discus 102-08 feet for second overall.
Abram Edwards finished second in high jump with a leap of 5-08.00.
The 4x200 of Cole Milks, Jarit Tapia, Lane Genkinger and Eli Miller took second with a time of 1:42.64.
New London followed WMU with a pair of wins.
The Tiger’s Kade Benjamin won the high jump with a leap of 6-03.00 feet.
Boden Pickle, Brigham Porter, Reean Seberg and Rylan Martin posted the top time in the sprint medley, a 1:39.44.
New London had a pair of second-place finishes as well.
Cauy Garrett finished as the runner-up in the 3200-meter with a time of 11:28.31.
The boys 4x100 of Pickle, Brigham Porter, Reean Seberg and Blaise Porter ran a time of 46.23 for second.
Highland had no winners on the day, but did have a trio of sixth-place finishes.
Jackson Schneider ran a 20.54 in the 110-meter hurdles.
The Huskies 4x100 of Spencer Thompkin, William Boileau-Futrell, Brody Sobolik and Wyatt Richardson and distance medley of Owen Knox, Cayden Day, Brayden Zywiec and Brendan Schnoebelen took sixth as well.