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Eagles’ Girls Qualify Four, PCM Girls Get Six

Posted: Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 5:58 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports - Cory Houser

PCM and Pella Christian’s girls had very successful nights at Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, as each had multiple qualifiers to the state track and field meet next week. For the Eagles, the 4 x 100 meter relay team took first place, while the 4 x 200 and sprint medley relay squads were also in the top two and qualified for the Blue Oval. Christa Veenstra qualified her 400 meter run time as well. The Mustangs had a total of six events make it to state for sure. Among them are Rachel Peter in the 1500 and 3000, Jayci Vos in the 400 hurdles, and the 4 x 200 and 400 meter relay teams. Skyler Coder for PCM’s boys cleared the high jump bar at 6’2” and finished second. The Mustang girls were fourth as a team in points, and the boys were ninth. Results from the girls’ teams can be found by clicking below. Teams around the state will know for sure what qualified overall after all meets have been reported and times have been calculated. The state meet is at Drake Stadium next Thursday through Saturday. KNIA/KRLS Sports will be there live with up-to-the-minute updates as our athletes chase after state championships.

2015 State Qualifying Meet – Results

PCM:
Notable Performances:
1500 – 1st place: Rachel Peter – 5:00.29 (season best time)
3000 – 1st place: Rachel Peter – 11:06.64 (new personal record)
400 hurdles – 1st place: Jayci Vos (district champion!)
4×200 – 1st place: Jayci Vos, Emily Hugen, Ashley Van Gorp, Kenzie Clarke (district champions!)
4×400 – 2nd place: Ashley Van Gorp, Jayci Vos, Rachel Peter, Rachel Stafford – 4:12.16 (season best time)
Distance Med – 3rd place: Kenzie Clarke, Emily Hugen, Ashley Van Gorp, Rachel Stafford – 4:24.25 (season best time)
4: 1st places (district champs!) 2: 2nd places (district runner-ups) 2: 3rd places

Full Results: (top 8 for PCM)
200 meter dash: Ashley Miller – 8th place: 29.61
1500 meter run: Rachel Peter – 1st place: 5:00.29 & Baylee Smith – 6th place: 5:37.65
3000 meter run: Rachel Peter – 1st place: 11:06.64 & Baylee Smith – 5th place: 12:25.99
400 hurdles: Jayci Vos – 1st place: 69.23 & Morgan Novak – 8th place: 1:20.29
Shot Put: Grace Telfer – 4th place: 34-10.00
Discus: Grace Telfer – 4th place: 103-05.00
4×1: Jayci Vos, Emily Hugen, Ashley Van Gorp, Kenzie Clarke – 3rd place: 52.66
4×2: Jayci Vos, Emily Hugen, Ashley Van Gorp, Kenzie Clarke – 1st place: 1:50.53
4×4: Ashley Van Gorp, Jayci Vos, Rachel Peter, Rachel Stafford – 2nd place: 4:12.16
Sprint Medley: Tatum Schnug, Emily Hugen, Kenzie Clarke, Rachel Stafford – 5th place: 1:57.04
Distance Medley: Kenzie Clarke, Emily Hugen, Ashley Van Gorp, Rachel Stafford – 3rd place: 4:24.25