LIVE: Drake Relays ResultsWritten by John Kuhens on April 25, 2019
By: Nathan Bloechl — email@example.com
KILJ — The 109th edition of the Drake Relays is underway in our state capitol of Des Moines and several area students are competing at the Blue Oval.
Official results are below:
Girls’ shot put: Lexie Magnani a Junior for the MPHS Track Team will be bringing home a medal from the Drake Relays. Her throw of 40’5.5 was the 3rd best throw in the competition held Friday morning.
Boys’ discus: MPHS senior Zach Beason finished 10th with a throw of 155′ 10″.
Boys’ Long Jump: Rylan Seberg 4th 21′ 8 1/4″ in the Drake Long Jump
Khang Truong of MPHS finished 21st in boys long jump with 18′ 9 3/4″ jump
1600 Medley relay: MPHS boys ran 3:39.84 to finish 16th Khang Truong, Chase Lamm, Rylan Seberg and Jacob Stukerjurgen
Boys’ 100m Dash:
Jax Lamm – West Burlington Notre Dame – 10.99 (4th fastest prelims); will qualify for the finals. Cousin to Mount Pleasant’s Chase Lamm.
Jagger Gourley – Mediapolis – 11.03 (7th fastest prelims); will qualify for the finals.
Boys’ 110m High Hurdles:
(Sr.) Chase Lamm (7th in Heat 2 30th overall) — 15.92; will not qualify for the finals.
Boys’ High Jump:
O = Successful Jump
X = Unsuccessful Jump
Sam Beatty (Sr.)
Opening height (6’1″) — O
Second height (6’3″) — O
Third height (6’5″) — X, X, O
Fourth height (6’7″) — X, X, X
Beatty earned a 7th place finish in the event.
Landon Kooiker of Fairfield finished tied for 7th as well, clearing 6’5″ but missing three attempts at 6’7″.
Girls’ 3000m Run:
Abby Ryon (Jr.)
17th place — 10:33.03
The winner was Iowa City Liberty’s Ashlyn Keeney, who is the grand-daughter of Janie and the late Mark Fitzpatrick of Mount Pleasant.