Russell leads Baxter girls to fourth at home coed meet

Apr. 8—BAXTER — Camryn Russell registered the Bolts' two wins, grabbed one of the two runner-up finishes and the Baxter girls track and field team placed fourth at its home coed meet on Monday.

The Bolts also took second in the 4x800 relay and was third twice as the hosts scored 90 points.

Colfax-Mingo's Katelyn Steenhoek won the high jump and the Tigerhawks scored 67 points in sixth.

Van Meter won the meet championship with 139 points. The rest of the top three featured West Marshall (123) and South Hardin (104). Ankeny Christian Academy (73) was fifth and the rest of the nine-team field featured Southeast Warren (53), Colo-NESCO (41) and Saydel (15).

Regan Russell

The Bolts recognized Jo Harder, Regan Russell and Morgan Ratliff for Senior Night halfway through the meet.

Camryn Russell won the 100-meter hurdles in 16.64 seconds and was the long jump winner with a leap of 15 feet, 5 1/2 inches.

She also was the runner-up in the 400 hurdles. Camryn Russell and Kendall Brummel went 2-4 in the event with times of 1 minute, 16.03 seconds and 1:17.23, respectively.

Baxter's 4x800 relay team placed second. That foursome of Brummel, Regan Russell, Ratliff and Gwen Tichy posted a time of 11:24.15.

Harder picked up one of the team's two third-place finishes. She grabbed the bronze medal in the discus with a throw of 81-3.

The other third came from Caydence Sulzle in the 800. Her time was recorded in 2:48.52.

Camryn Russell, Brummel, Ratliff and Avery Wonders were fourth in the 4x400 relay with a season-best time of 4:43.72.

The Bolts were top six in three other events. Callie Cross (27-2 1/2) placed fifth in the shot put, while Tichy (1:12.17) and Wonders (4-8) were sixth in the 400 and high jump, respectively.

Steenhoek matched a career best in the high jump as her winning leap was marked at 4-10. Grace Hunsberger was third in the event with a jump of 4-8.

Lily Webster

The Tigerhawks' lone second-place finish came in the shuttle hurdle relay. The team of Lily Webster, Cadence Linn, Evalyn Anderson and Arlo Steck posted a time of 1:18.7.

Colfax-Mingo had nine other top-six finishes. Lexie Aller (27-8 1/4) and Britney Keeney (26-8 1/2) went 4-6 to give the Tigerhawks double points in the shot put.

Addie Schroeder (12:59.8) and Shae Wilkins (13:10.34) scored double points in the 3,000 as Schroeder was fifth and Wilkins placed sixth.

Mallory Sipma took fifth in the 800 with a career-best time of 2:55.32 and Webster was sixth in the 100 hurdles in 18.8.

Colfax-Mingo's 4x800 relay team of Rachael Uecker, Sipma, Claire Hunsberger and Schroeder placed fourth in 12:09.49.

The Tigerhawks' sprint medley relay team posted a season-best time of 2:11 with Olivia Rausch, Dakota Allen, Victoria Woods and Steck.

Krissy Snow, Claire Hunsberger, Allen and Uecker also placed fifth in the 4x200 relay. They posted a time of 2:08.18.

Claire Hunsberger