The Waukee girls’ track team was the winner at a track meet once again, this time at the Jim Duea Invitational at Ames. The Warriors scored 172 team points despite only taking first in five events.
Talia Buss won the 200 meter dash with a time of 26.07 seconds with Taylor Gates finishing right behind her in second place. Danielle Modrell got first in the 100 meter hurdles, finishing in 15.69 seconds. Hannah Schau finished in third in the 100 meter hurdles.
Mary Kate Gray got first place in the 400 meter hurdles, finishing with a time of 1:07.41.
Lauren Nelson tied for first in the high jump with Dowling Catholic’s Ashley Vaughan with a height of 4-10.
The Warriors won the shuttle hurdle relay with a time of 1:07.86.
Jim Duncan Invite
The Waukee girls’ track team won seven events at the Jim Duncan Invite at Drake Stadium in Des Moines on April 12.
Erin Bramble won the shot put event with a throw of 36.10 feet with Caroline Slaughter coming in second with a throw of 35-03.5. Bramble also won the discus throw with a throw of 125-04.
The 4x100 meter relay team of Maddie Sehman, Gabi Gaines, Talia Buss and Shaye Witte won that event with a time of 49.16 while the 4x200 meter relay team of Gaines, Witte, Buss and Taylor Goetz won that event, finishing in 1:43.80.
The 4x400 meter relay team took first place with a time of 4:07.55. The sprint medley relay and the distance medley relay teams also took first place at the Jim Duncan Invite.
Waukee Girls’ Relays
The Waukee girls’ track team kept to their winning ways, winning the Waukee Girls’ Relays that they hosted on April 10. They scored 213.5 points as team, which was 128.5 points better than Johnston, who was the next best team at the meet.
Amy Wieland won the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:02.84. Waukee’s Miranda Wilson took second in the event with a time of 1:02.89.
In the 100 meter hurdles, Danielle Modrell took first, finishing in 15.99 seconds while Hanna Schau got second with a time of 16.55 seconds. The Warriors had a one-two finish in the 400 meter hurdles as well as Erika Lewis finished in 1:06.53, good enough for first place and Mary Kate Gray got second with a time of 1:09.62.
Erin Bramble and Caroline Slaughter got first and second in the discus throw as Bramble had a throw of 131-07 for first place while Slaughter had a throw of 106-07 for second place. As usual, they also took first and second in the shot put, only in reverse order as Slaughter won the event with a throw of 39.01.5 and Bramble took second with a throw of 35-02.5
The Warriors won six of the seven relay races at the meet. They got first in the 4x100 meter relay, 4x200 meter relay, the 4x800 meter relay, the shuttle hurdle, the sprint medley relay and the distance medley relay. They took fourth in the 4x400 meter relay with A-D-M winning that event.