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Pella Girls Break Grinnell Relays Records in Another Team Win; Boys Top Three at South Tama

Posted: Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 at 5:59 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports - Andrew Schneider

Pella girls track set five meet records and numerous season best times at the Grinnell Tiger Relays yesterday.

Pella took another team win with 184 points and 12 individual wins. Pella sends athletes to compete in the Drake Relays later this week, and the rest of team will host 12 teams at Pella High School Thursday.

Pella’s boys finished 3rd at the South Tama Invitational. Avery Van Zee was first in the 400 meter hurdle and the Little Dutch had a 2-3 finish in the 1600 meters from Nick Bernhagen and Thomas Gauley. Click here for full results.

1st place
Long Jump Paighton Malek 16-05.75
100m Paighton Malek 12.87
100H Emma Thoreson 15.14 (meet record)
200m Metsje Miller 27.38
400H Kiki Pingel 65.85 (meet record)
1500m Tess Roorda 5:12.16
SMR Em. Thoreson, Miller, Vos, A. Pingel 1:50.99 (meet record)
4×800 Phelps, McMartin, Schulte, T. Roorda 10:05.2
Shuttle K. Pingel, Weppler, El. Thoreson, Em. Thoreson 1:09.4
4×200 K. Pingel, A. Pingel, Malek, Vos 1:45.10 (meet record)
4×100 Em. Thoreson, A. Pingel, Malek, Vos 49.69 (meet record)
4×400 Dykstra, El. Thoreson, McMartin, L. Blommers 4:11.12

2nd place
Shot Put Elisabeth Jansen 37-022
100m Metsje Miller 13.35
800m Payton Phelps 2:29.73

3rd place
Shot Put Kaeleigh DeWaard 36-08
400m Lindsey Blommers 62.83
3000m Tirzah Wittenberg 11:59.54
DMR Rowe, Rundle, Murphy, K. Blommers 4:48.43

4th place
Discus Elly Cairney 103-01
400m Lisa Dykstra 63.82
200m Mackenna Goemaat 28.96

5th place
1500m Whitley Poulter 5:31.43

6th place
3000m Ellie Roorda 13:03.69
800m Erica Halstead 2:44.46

Team Scores
PELLA 184
SE Polk 125
Grinnell 106
Osky 77
Williamsburg 62
Newton 26