ARLINGTON – The Wahoo Warrior girls track and field team had an outstanding day at the annual Arlington Invitational on May 3 at Arlington High School.
Wahoo scored a season-high 144.5 points to edge Platteview on a picture-perfect day to compete.
The majority of the points came on the track for the Warriors.
Senior Kylee Edmonds and freshman Kadee Johnson finished 1-2 in the 200-meter dash after posting times of 27.19 and 28.21 respectively. The duo also finished fourth and fifth in the 100-meter dash.
Sophomores Toni Greenfield and Alyssa Luedtke added medals for Wahoo in the 400-meter dash. Greenfield finished second with a time of 64.05 and Luedtke finished fourth with a time of 67.15.
Junior Kendal Brigham struck gold in the 800-meter run, breaking the tape with a time of 2:27.53.
Miler Zoe Christenson turned in her best time of the year while finishing second in the event with a time of 5:40.83.
Sophomore Kelsie Sears finished third in the 300-meter hurdles after crossing the finish line with a time of 51.15.
Edmonds, Sears, Taylor Luben and Kharissa Eddie combined to finish runner-up in the sprint relay, combining to post a time of 52.70.
Sears, Lauren Kavan, Jaci Schnakenberg and Brigham finished a close second to Arlington in the mile relay after finishing with a time of 4:21.32.
Schnakenberg, Kavan, Zoe Christenson and Hannah Jorgenson easily won the 3200-meter relay with a time of 10:21.66.
Edmonds and Greenfield finished 1-2 in the pole vault. Edmonds won the event after clearing 10-feet.
Sears and Luben finished 2-3 in the long jump after securing marks of 15-7.5 and 15-5.
Greenfield added a gold medal in the triple jump (33-8.75).
Sophomores Aja Henderson and Sara Lindgren finished in fourth place in the shot put and discus events respectively.
The boys team finished third at the meet with 88 team points.
Sprinters Luke Partridge and Sheldon Johnson secured medals in the 100-meter and 200-meter dash events with season-best performances. Partridge finished fourth in the 100-meter dash (11.88) and Johnson finished third in the 200 (23.55).
Junior Zack Crockett added eight points in the mile after crossing the finish line with a time of 4:49.33.
Junior hurdler Thomas Waido finished second in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 18.18.
Senior Austin Schneider powered the Warriors in the field events with his seventh straight gold medal in the long jump. Schneider’s jump of 21-9 established a new meet record.
Partridge added a second place finish in the discus with a season-best mark of 155-9.
Warrior triple jumpers Bret Whitaker and Sebastian Lausterer finished second and third respectively.