LIVE: State Qualifying Track Meet

Written by Nathan Bloechl on May 10, 2019

By: Nathan Bloechl — sports@kilj.com

Mount Pleasant, IA — Several area athletes are gunning for the 2019 State Track and Field Meet in Des Moines next week at this afternoon/evening’s State Qualifying meet here in Mount Pleasant.

Some good news early:

  • Girls’ sprint med team of Lamm/Lamm/VanTiger/Cristoforo qualify!
  • Abby Ryon wins with 3000m run to qualify!
  • Lexi Magnani and Jadan Brumbaugh are both headed to state in the shot put.

Follow this post for more updates as the afternoon progresses.

Updates:

  • Sam Beatty qualifies for state in the High Jump.
  • Rylan Seberg qualifies in the Long Jump.
  • Boys and Girls 4×800 both qualify.
  • Cody Mertens qualifies in the 3200m run.
  • Boys and Girls Shuttle Hurdle Relay both move on.
  • Alyssa Striegel won the shot put, she’ll qualify for state.
  • Riley McQuiggin was second in the shot, moving on to state.
  • Both boys’ and girls’ DMR teams are moving on to state.
  • Chase Lamm won the boys’ 110m HH’s. The senior advances to the Blue Oval.
  • Jacob Stukerjurgen won the 800m run, he’s on to Des Moines next week.
  • 400 IH’s: Maggie Cristoforo and Lamm both qualify.
  • 1500: Abby Ryon sweeps both the 1500m run, 3000m run.
  • Boys’ 4×100 advances with a 2nd place finish.

Team Scoring:

Mount Pleasant girls’ finish second with a team score of 152, dropping to first place Davenport Assumption by only nine.

Mitch Anderson’s boys’ group were champions, with 153 team points.

Saturday Programming:

Listen to both Mitch Anderson and Scott Lamm tomorrow morning on KILJ Sports.