• Keith Hjelle

Crawford Breaks Meet, Stadium Records at Earlham! Boys Finish Second, Girls Third


As I sit by the pool near our condo in Florida enjoying the sunny 80 degree weather, I couldn't help but be impressed as I read the results of yesterday's performance by Kate Crawford. Crawford turned in not one, but two sterling performances yesterday at the Earlham Invitational when she shattered records in both the 1500 and 3000 meter runs. The Charger junior broke both the stadium and meet records when she turned in a time of 10:41.97 in the 3000 meter run and also set the meet record in the 1500 with a time of 5:09.16. With the weather having warmed up since the beginning of the season, Crawford's times have really taken off!

Both teams fared well with the boys' finishing second to Des Moines Christian and the girls claiming third place behind Harlan and Panorama. The boys picked up three individual firsts, with Quentin Younker winning the shot put competition with a put of 42'5"; Dylan Soper taking the 200 meters with a time of :24.39; and Noah Nelson claiming the 3200 in 10:01.35. In addition to Crawford's golds, Madison McDermott won the shot put for the girls with a distance of 36'9.5".

The Charger boys will take the rest of the week off, while the girls will get their first chance to compete at the home facility when they will host a fourteen team meet this Thursday. First events are scheduled for 5 PM. Go Chargers!

Time to head for the beach!

Complete Charger Boys' Results: Complete Charger Girls' Results:

Shut put: Quenton Younker, 1st, 42'5" Shot put: Madison McDermott, 1st,

Sam Madsen, 2nd, 42'2.75" 36'9.5"; Madalyn Kelsey, 5th, 32'0"

Discus: Bryce Littler, 8th, 119'3" Discus: Madison McDermott, 3rd,

Quentin Younker, DNP, 109'2" 109'10"; Madalyn Kelsey, DNP, 84'9"

Long jump: Charlie Crawford, 4th, Long jump: Chloe Largent, DNP, 13'5

18'10,5"; Gabe Rowley, DNP, 17'11"

High jump: Clayton Warden, 4th, 5'6" High jump: Chloe Largent, 6th, 4'8"

100 meters: Dylan Soper, 3rd, 12.00 100 meters: Savana Fuller, 3rd, 13.99

Jacob Fox, DNP, 13.06 Reagan Rumelhart, 6th, 14.69

200 meters: Dylan Soper, 1st, 24.39 200 meters: Savana Fuller, 5th, 28.81

Ben Kingery, DNP, 27.21 Reagan Rumelhart, DNP, 31.95

400 meters: Kolby Jacobe, 4th, 58.22 400 meters: Chelsea Larsen, DNP,

Lucas Marsh, 8th, 59.99 114.14; Kendra Campbell DNP, 1:15.2

800 meters: Clay Billheimer, 2nd, 2:01.06 800 meters: Rylee Sloss, 5th, 2:42.53

Zach Moon, DNP, 2:24.66 Jorja Hoover, 6th, 2:45.09

1600 meters: Noah Nelson, 2nd, 4:43.19 1500 meters: Kate Crawford, 1st,

Clay Billheimer, 5th, 4:55.08 5:09.16

3200 meters: Noah Nelson, 1st, 10:01.35 3000 meters: Kate Crawford, 1st,

400 relay: (Charlie Crawford, Gabe Rowley, 10:41.97; Lauryn Embleton, 5th,

Austin Wierick, Dylan Soper), 4th, 47.79 12:19.34

800 relay: (Charlie Crawford, Austin Wierick, 400 Relay: (Reagan Rumelhart, Jorja

Gabe Rowley, Dylan Soper), 4th, 1:39.75 Hoover, Belle Policky, Savana Fuller)

7th, :56.72

1600 relay: (Lucas Marsh, Jacob Fox, 800 relay: (Belle Policky, Kennedy

Zach Moon, Clay Billheimer), 6th, 3:59.12 Young, Kylie Young, Emma Vogl),

3200 relay: (Lucas Marsh, Donnie Swanson, DNP, 2:12.70

Kaden Thompson, Zach Moon), 6th, 9:32.85

800 medley: (Austin Wierick, Charlie 1600 relay: (Audrey Stowe, Kennedy

Crawford,Gabe Rowley. Clay Billheimer), Young, Kylie Young, Sophie Danker)

6th, 1:43.68 6th, 5:01.50

1600 medley: (Austin Wierick, Cayden 3200 Relay: (Jorja Hoover,Rylee Sloss

Jensen,Clayton Wardyn, Noah Nelson), Sophie Danker, Audrey Stowe), 3rd,

2nd, 3:55.62 10:57.29

110 hurdles: Clayton Wardyn, DNP, :20.68 800 medley: (Emma Vogl, Kennedy

400 hurdles: Kolby Jacobe, DNP, 1:06.30 Young, Belle Policky, Kendra Camp-

bell, DNP, 2:17.13

400 hurdles: Kollby Jacobe, DNP, 1:06.30

Shuttle hurdles: (Clayton Wardyn, Kolby 1600 medley: (Reagan Rumehart,

Jacobe, Ben Kingery, Cayden Jensen), 5th, Savana Fuller, Jorja Hoover, Lauryn

1:15.75 Embleton, 5th, 4:59.82 Boys' Team Scoring: 100 hurdles: Jenna Stringer, DNP,

Des Moines Christian 154 :20.32, Charlotte Colling, DNP, :21.67

ACGC 110

South Hamilton 82 400 hurdles: Audrey Stowe, 5th,

Van Meter 73 1:17.67

Ogden 64 Shuttle hurdles: (Charlotte Colling,

Earlham 60 Paxton Schneider, Mia Schreck,

West Central Valley 44 Jenna Stringer), DNP, 1:26.72

Panorama 40

Nodaway Valley 39 Girls' Team Scoring:

CRB 31 Harlan 169.3

Grand View Christian 24 Panorama 156

Ex-EHK 20 ACGC 84

Earlham 75

Nodaway Valley 70

Van Meter 42

South Hamilton 41.7

Ogden 37

Interstate 35 20

West Central Valley 14

Des Moines Christian 14

Southeast Warren 11

Ex-EHK 5


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