Drake Relays kick off with field events
Thursday, April 27 began the 2017 Drake Relays. The relays kicked off with the field events and the 3000 meter and 3200 meter races.
Waukee’s Ryan Keck, Jacob Wiggins, Jackson Lewis and Sydney Schaffer all competed on Thursday. Van Meter’s Meagan Blomgren also Adel-DeSoto-Minburn’s Jacob West also competed.
Keck competed in the high jump. He finished with a 6’3” jump. A-D-M’s West also competed in the high jump.
Warriors’ Jacob Wiggins placed 14th overall in the shot put with his throw of 52’10.5”.
Meagan Blomgren was the only Van Meter Bulldog and the relays. Blomgren competed in the long jump and finished with a jump of 16’0.75”.
Jackson Lewis and Sydney Schaffer were the only two Warriors to run on Thursday. Lewis ran the 3200 meter run in 9:43.21 and Sydney Schaffer ran 3000 meter in 10:33.08 and finished the race in 13th.
The Waukee, A-D-M and Dallas Center-Grimes teams will continue to have athletes compete in the relays on Friday and Saturday (April 28-29).