(all Saturday photos by Paul Everett, Missouri MileSplit)
The girls 4 X 880 yards was a rematch of DMR anchors Chelsey Phoebus off Lee's Summit West Courtney Wood of Neosho. This time it was Courtney Wood prevailing in a time of 9:36.97, Blair High School from Nebraska took home the title with a winning time of 8:03.80
Witchita-Southeast won the girls 4x100 meter relay with a time of 48.64. Liberty (42.69) edged out Lee's Summit West (42.89) in the last few meters to take home the victory in the boys 4x100 meter relay.
The boys 400 meter dash went down the the wire with Miles Ukaoma winning with a time of 48.18. Kurt Pauly was close behind with a time of 48.31 Michael Hester of Hazelwood Central was the top Missouri finisher with a time of 48.86
In the most exciting races of the day, the 1600 meter boys and girls races did not diappoint. Sam Levin and Colleen Quigley raced down the home straightaway but Levin pulled away in the last few steps to finish .14 second faster than Quigley. (5:01.02, 5:01.16)
Daniel Everett lead the boys 1600 meter race for 1500 meters until Maksim Korolev, Kevin Colon, and Adam Porter overtook the lead. It appered Korolev would take the 1600-3200 double but Kevin Colon caught him to take home the victory with a time of 4:19.04. Maksim was close behind with 4:19.11, Porter 4:19.18.
Hazelwood Central Boys won the 4x400 with a time of 3:20.13 and Shawnee Mission East won the Girls 4x400 going sub 4 in a winning time of 3:58.82
In field events Jill Rushin won the Discuss with a throw of 150-07
(Lee's Summit West 4 X 1 Mile Winners. photo courtesy of Chris Auckley)
In Friday morning action the Lee's Summit West Girls team of Liga Blyholder, Chelsey Phoebus, Ashley Wolkomir & Kayla West won the 4X1 Mile relay with a time of 21:37.70 (A NEW KU Relay Meet record)
St Louis University High Boys team of Caleb Ford, Tim Rackers, Emmett Cookson and Bill Gabler won with a time of 18:21.07, edging Lee's Summit North by just over 9 seconds. Results
(photo by Chris Auckely)
(photo by Daniel Everett)
(photo by Chris Auckley)
Lee's Summit West outkicks Neosho to win the Girls DMR in 12:23.38, Neosho 12:23.86.
SLUH finishes third in the High School Boys DMR with a time of 10:50.36.
In the girls 800, Samantha Levin of Ladue takes the lead from the start winning with a time of 2:14.07. Jessica Jackson pulls away from Kristie Mullen in the last 100 meters to finish second with a time of 2:15.87.
(photo by Paul Everett)