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CMB girls earn nine medals at Ballard Invitational

Toni Spencer took third in the Class B long jump for Collins-Maxwell-Baxter at the Ballard Invitational Friday in Huxley.
Toni Spencer took third in the Class B long jump for Collins-Maxwell-Baxter at the Ballard Invitational Friday in Huxley.
Ballard’s Hannah Jensen clears a hurdle during the anchor leg of the shuttle hurdle relay at the Ballard Invitational Friday. Jensen helped Ballard finish third in the event.
Ballard’s Hannah Jensen clears a hurdle during the anchor leg of the shuttle hurdle relay at the Ballard Invitational Friday. Jensen helped Ballard finish third in the event.

HUXLEY – The Collins-Maxwell-Baxter girls’ track team picked up nine medals in Class B and Ballard won two events in Class A at the Ballard Invitational Friday in Huxley.

CMB placed fifth overall in Class B with 81 points. The Raiders won one event, took second in three and added five bronze medals on the evening.

Maddy Poage, Mackenzie Schmitz, Megan Ritter and Bridget Hurley teamed to give CMB a victory in the sprint medley relay. The Raider quartet finished in one minute, 57.73 seconds to edge Clarion-Goldfield’s 1:58.21 for the gold.

Poage, Hurley and Schmitz joined up with Toni Spencer to take second in the 4 X 100-meter relay. The Raider team ran a :53.65 to come in behind Roland-Story’s :52.64 showing and more than three seconds ahead of Clarion-Goldfield’s third-place time.

Spencer, Ritter, Haupert and Schmitz added a silver medal in the 4 X 200. The CMB team ran a 1:56.79 to place behind only the 1:53.15 run by Roland-Story.

Individually, Schmitz and Poage were second and third respectively in the 100 and Poage also tied for third in the high jump.

In the 100 Schmitz ran a :13.22 and Poage finished in :13.88. Roland-Story’s Kayla Johnston won in a meet-record time of:12.79.

Poage’s best effort in the high jump was four feet, six inches.

Abbie Haupert took second in the discus and Spencer was third in the long jump. Haupert’s best throw was 100 feet, four inches and Spencer peaked with a jump of 14-8.75.

Heather Jessen gave CMB a third-place time in the 3,000 at 12:49.07.

Roland-Story easily won the Class B team title with 158 points. Clarion-Goldfield came in second with a score of 103.

In Class A Ballard scored 50 points to place sixth out of eight teams. The Bombers were just six points behind North Polk’s fifth-place score.

Rachel Watters and Val Charter both won one individual event to lead the Bombers.

In the 400 hurdles, Watters ran a time of 1:10.84 to beat North Polk’s Sybbie Sears, who finished in 1:11.19. Charter completed the 800 in 2:38.24 to outlast Gilbert’s Annie Pollard (2:40.42) for the gold.

Gabby Scherle placed third in the long jump for the Bombers. Scherle’s best leap of 14-2.75 was just one inch behind the runner-up jump by Iowa Falls-Alden’s Taylor Ackerman.

Ballard added a bronze medal in both the 4 X 800 and shuttle hurdle relays.

In the 4 X 800 the team of Charter, Alexis Scharfenkamp, Ashley Meldrum and Reagan Doty ran an 11:11.93. That time was just enough to get past Des Moines Lincoln’s 11:13.42 for the final medal spot.

Scherle, Watters, Rachel Bruns and Hannah Jensen teamed to take third in the shuttle hurdle. The Bomber team ran a time of 1:15.41to come in two second behind Lincoln’s winning time.

Ballard’s 4 X 200 team just missed earning a medal. The Bomber team of Madison McInroy, Sydney Smith, Erin Snell and Ellie Godwin clocked in at 1:57.44, coming in just two second behind South Tama.

Gilbert edged South Tama for the Class A team championship. The Tigers scored 135 points to the Trojans’ 130.

Final team scores

Class A: 1. Gilbert 135 points, 2. South Tama 130, 3. Des Moines Lincoln 106, 4. Iowa Falls-Alden 70, 5. North Polk 56, 6. Ballard 50, 7. Des Moines Hoover 36, 8. Perry 5.

Class B: 1. Roland-Story 158, 2. Clarion-Goldfield 103, 3. Madrid 87, 4. Prairie Valley 84, 5. CMB 81, 6. South Hamilton 62, 7. Ogden 9, 8. Northeast Hamilton 4.

Individual results

Class A – Ballard

Shot put – 5. Rachel Watters, 32-9

Long jump – 3. Gabby Scherle, 14-2.75

4 X 800-meter relay – 3. Ballard (Val Charter, Alexis Scharfenkamp, Ashley Meldrum, Reagan Doty), 11:11.93

Shuttle hurdle relay – 3. Ballard (Scherle, Watters, Rachel Bruns, Hannah Jensen), 1:15.41

Distance medley relay – 6. Ballard (Madison McInroy, Kennedy Newell, Haley Johnson, Bruns), 5:14.15

4 X 200-meter relay – 4. Ballard (McInroy, Sydney Smith, Erin Snell, Ellie Godwin), 1:57.44

800-meter run – 1. Charter, 2:38.24

400-meter hurdles – 1. Watters, 1:10.84

Sprint medley relay – 5. Ballard (Newell, Moody, Snell, Doty), 2:09.82

1,500-meter run – 6. Meldrum, 5:42.57

4 X 400-meter relay – 5. Ballard (Charter, Godwin, Watters, Scharfenkamp), 4:43.19

Class B – CMB

Shot put – 4. Payge Jurgens, 36-0; 6. Bekah Pearson, 31-10.5

Discus – 2. Abbie Haupert, 100-4; 5. Mikayla Eslinger, 95-8

High jump – 3. (tie) Maddy Poage, 4-6

Long jump – 3. Toni Spencer, 14-8.75

3,000-meter run – 3. Heather Jessen, 12:49.07

4 X 800-meter relay – 5. CMB (Chantel Maxwell, Stephanie Twohey, Patience Engle, Chasity Moody), 11:45.35

100-meter dash – 2. Mackenzie Schmitz, :13.22; 3. Poage, :13.88

400-meter dash – 5. Bridget Hurley, 1:06.73

4 X 200-meter relay – 2. CMB (Spencer, Megan Ritter, Haupert, Schmitz), 1:56.79

200-meter dash – 6. Spencer, :28.55

Sprint medley – 1. CMB (Poage, Ritter, Schmitz, Hurley), 1:57.73

1,500-meter run – 4. Jessen, 5:50.71

4 X 100-meter relay – 2. CMB (Poage, Spencer, Hurley, Schmitz), :53.65

4 X 400-metere relay – 6. CMB (Kathleen Baldwin, Megan Ritter, Aly Holsinger Haupert), 4:49.81

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