Colfax-Mingo girls dominate field events, hold off Lynnville-Sully at home coed meet

Apr. 19—COLFAX — The Lynnville-Sully girls track and field team won seven times at the Colfax-Mingo Coed Invitational on Monday. But the host Tigerhawks were 1-2 in four events, doubled up in nine of them and finished at the top of the standings for the first time this season.

Colfax-Mingo won its home coed meet with 194 points, while Lynnville-Sully scored 177 in second.

Martensdale-St. Marys (123), Colo-NESCO (90) AND Meskwaki Settlement School (28) completed the five-team field.

Trinity Smith

The Hawks, led by Tatum Huyser's two individual wins and four relay victories, had two more wins than their conference rival Tigerhawks, but C-M piled up 10 runner-up finishes and edged Lynnville-Sully 18-16 in top-three finishes.

A lot of C-M's points came in field events. The Tigerhawks finished 1-2 in the long jump, shot put and discus and doubled up in the high jump, too.

Trinity Smith and Olivia Rausch went 1-2 in the long jump. Both had career-best leaps as Smith won with a mark of 15 feet, 10 inches and Rausch was second with a jump of 15-6.

Emma Cook won the shot put with a throw of 28-5 and Lexie Aller was the runner-up with a toss of 27-5 1/2.

Lily Arndt won the discus with a career-best throw of 80-4 1/2 and Aller was second with a career-best heave of 73-9.

Grace Hunsberger Evalyn Anderson

Teams can only score points for the first two finishers in each event, but Arndt (25-1 1/2) finished fourth in the shot put and Britney Keeney (70-4) was fourth in the discus.

Katelyn Steenhoek and Grace Hunsberger both had career-best marks of 4-10 in the high jump. They were second and fourth, respectively.

In the 100 hurdles, Lily Webster and Arlo Steck went 1-2 and Evalyn Anderson finished fifth. Webster won the race with a career-best time of 18.25 seconds, Steck finished second in a career-best 18.42 and Anderson posted a career-best time of 20.78.

Smith and Steck were 2-3 in the 400 hurdles. Smith finished in a career-best 1 minute, 19.97 seconds and Steck posted a career-best time of 1:23.38.

Rachael Uecker posted a career-best time of 30.6 to place fourth in the 200 and Rausch (14.83) was fifth in the 100.

Addie Schroeder (13:28.11) and Shae Wilkins (13:47.34) were 4-5 in the 3,000 and Schroeder (6:02.89) ended up fifth in the 1,500.

Helle Augustinussen

The Tigerhawks won the shuttle hurdle relay and were second in the 4x100, 4x200, sprint medley and distance medley relays.

Webster, Cadence Linn, Smith and Steck won the shuttle hurdle relay in a season-best 1:15.32.

The 4x100 team of Rausch, Linn, Charlotte Donahue and Webster finished second in a season-best time of 56.84 and the 4x200 relay team of Rausch, Uecker, Donahue and Smith took second in a season-best 2:01.28.

The sprint medley relay team of Webster, Donahue, Linn and Claire Hunsberger posted a season-best time of 2:09.55 to place second and Victoria Woods, Steenhoek, Mallory Sipma and Schroeder finished second in the distance medley relay in 5:10.72.

Colfax-Mingo was third in both the 4x400 and 4x800 relays.

In the 4x400, the foursome of Uecker, Claire Hunsberger, Woods and Sipma finished in a season-best 4:54.57. The 4x800 relay team of Uecker, Claire Hunsberger, Woods and Sipma posted a time of 12:30.79.

The Hawks went 1-2 in the 100 and doubled up in seven events. They also claimed eight career-best performances.

Kate Harthoorn

Lynnville-Sully won the 4x100, 4x200, sprint medley and distance medley relays and placed second in the 4x400 and 4x800.

Carsyn McFarland, Morgan Hay, Morgan Jones and Huyser won the 4x100 relay in a season-best 52.59.

The 4x200 relay featured four seniors in McFarland, Abby Roberts, Jones and Natalie Roberts and they won the race in 1:59.3.

Ines Save, Natalie Roberts, Jones and Addison Collum teamed up to win the sprint medley in 2:09.13 and Hay, Helle Augustinussen, Laura Fikse and Olivia Norrish won the distance medley relay in 4:57.37.

Fikse, Kate Harthoorn, Peyton Sharp and Brilynn Tice placed second in the 4x400 relay with a season-best time of 4:38.52.

The 4x800 relay team featured Emma Parkinson, Harthoorn, Tice and Norrish and they finished in 11:04.18.

The Hawks were 1-2-4 in the 100. Huyser (career-best 13.4) edged McFarland (13.42) for the win and Collum (career-best 14.61) placed fourth.

Huyser also won the high jump with a leap of 4-10 and Augustinussen, Natalie Roberts and Collum finished 1-3-5 in the 200.

Ines Save

Augustinussen won the 200 with a career-best time of 29.38 and Natalie Roberts was third in 30.4. Collum's career-best time of 30.63 put her in fifth.

Augustinussen (18.84) and Collum (career-best 18.86) were 3-4 in the 100 hurdles, Norrish (career-best 5:38.95) and Parkinson (career-best 5:40.93) finished 3-4 in the 1,500 and Sharp (2:40.84) and Harthoorn (2:41.54) placed 4-5 in the 800.

Huyser (1:06.65) and Tice (1:11.13) claimed a 3-5 finish in the 400, Sharp was third in the 3,000 in a career-best 12:13.29 and Augustinussen ended up third in the long jump with a leap of 14-5.

Sophia Squires (25-3 1/4) and Abby Roberts (24-8 1/4) were 3-5 in the shot put and Fikse (68-0 1/2) placed fifth in the discus.