The reigning Class 4A champs continue to dominate as they took yet another first place finish Tuesday evening in the Johnston Craig Oldham Invite.
Waukee was one of eight teams in participation and bested the entire field with a total of 191 team points, a full 95 points ahead of second place. Those points came courtesy of scoring in 19 events spanning 14 first place finishes.
Kat Moody led the way individually adding 18 points to the mix courtesy of a rare second place finish in the discus (121 feet, four inches) and a firs place finish in the shot put by nearly a full foot at 44 feet, seven and a half inches. Abby Benson and Emma Schossow took the top two spots in the 100 meter dash clocking in with 13.97 seconds and 14.06 seconds respectively. The 400 meter dash was won by Waukee’s own Lily Campbell with a time of 58.41 seconds while Anna Keplinger put up another solid showing in the 100 meter hurdles clocking in at 16.15 seconds.
Other first place finishes for Waukee included another strong outing from Sydney Schaffer in the 3000 meter run earning first with a time of 10:46.84, Kate Bannister’s first place finish in the 400 meter hurdles (1:07.34), and a repeat first place performance in the high jump from Carly Boss (five feet, zero inches).
Six of the relay events crowned a Waukee group champion including the 4x100 meter relay (50.62 seconds), the 4x200 meter relay (1:48.77), the 4x400 meter relay (4:03.41), not to mention the 400 shuttle hurdle relay (1:07.14), the 800 sprint medley relay (1:54.35), and last but no least, the 1600 distance medley relay (4:21.52).
The Warrior girls return home for their next contest and will be welcoming in a 15 team field on Thursday, April 12th. The field will consist of Raccoon River Conference members A-D-M, Boone, and Carlisle, along with Cedar Falls, Dallas Center-Grimes, Dowling Catholic, Fort Dodge, Grinnell, Iowa City High White, Des Moines Lincoln, Marshalltown, Mason City, Norwalk, Pella, and Webster City.
Field events will kick things off starting at 3:45 pm with running events set to start at 4 p.m.