Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Worth County Teams Finish Fourth at Tiger Relays

The Worth County teams finished fourth at the Tiger Relays, which was held Monday despite rain that poured down for much of the afternoon. The girls meet was won by Rock Port with 130 1/2 points, followed by Stanberry with 81, Platte Valley with 72, and Worth County with 58. On the boys side, South Harrison, the dominant power, was challenged by North Andrew but came out on top with 111 to 102 for North Andrew. Princeton had 61 and Worth County had 61 points along with Stanberry.

Payton Adwell was 2nd in the 100 with a time of 14.25. That was .28 of a second behind Megan Stevens of Rock Port.

Worth County's girls placed in three out of their four relay events. The 4x100 team was third with a time of 55.87. The 4x200 team won with a time of 1:57.46. And the 4x400 was third with a time of 4:36.14.

The High Jump was one of the more difficult events to compete in due to the slippery surface due to the rains. Liz Lyle was fourth with a height of 4'6". The girls placed two in the Pole Vault as Tess Andrews was third with a height of 7 feet. Jessi Badell was fourth, also with a height of 7 feet.

Kennedy Galanakis was second in the Discus with a throw of 97'1".

The girls placed two in the newly added Javelin Throw. Rachael Gardner was fourth with a throw of 68'7". Tess Andrews was fifth with a throw of 65 feet.

On the boys side, Brevyn Ross was third in the 200 with a time of 24.37. Jayden Jilek was sixth in the 400 with a time of 57.28.

In one of the closest races of the afternoon, Brevyn Ross beat Preston Aye (Stanberry) by two hundredths of a second in the 110 Hurdles. Ross won with a time of 16.88 to Aye's 16,90. Ross won the 300 Hurdles, this time in much easier fashion as he got a time of 40.95. That was three seconds better than his nearest rival.

Three of Worth County's four relay teams placed. The 4x100 was sixth with a time of 50.47. The 4x200 was second with a time of 1:38.54. And the 4x400 was fourth with a time of 3:57.12.

Tevin Cameron found the wet conditions to his liking as he won the Long Jump with a jump of 19'4 1/4". Caleb Parman was fourth with a jump of 18'2".

Caleb Parman was third in the Triple Jump with a jump of 37'4".

Rune Zinn-Scheiffele placed for the first time this year, getting sixth in the Javelin Throw with a distance of 76'4".

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