By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:
A majority of our KMCH area coverage high school track teams were involved in meets last night. Including the West Delaware Hawk Girls who tied for third place with Central Elkader scoring 84 points at the 9-team Oelwein Invite. First place was Independence as they won 7 events totaling 131 points in all. The Hawks placed in the top six in 14 events on the night, head coach Doug Engel said overall he was pleased with his squad’s effort:
Anamosa hosted their annual Early Bird Meet featuring 7 teams, with the Lady Raiders coming in 2nd with 116 points behind Monticello who dominated scoring 160.5. Maquoketa Valley came in 3rd with 102.5, CP-U 4th with 100, Springville with 67 in 6th and 7th was Beckman with 61.
Hudson hosted their Pirate Relays with 16 teams as Decorah won with 128 points, Cascade was 2nd with 96 and North Linn 13th with 22.
On the boys side, Jesup held an invite of 15 teams. Denver won handily with 145 points. Maquoketa Valley tied for 4th with 66 points, Beckman was 6th with 56.5, Springville 9th with 42, North Linn scored 41 for 10th place, Independence 11th with 20, Starmont 13th with 14, East Buchanan was 14th with 13 points and 15th was Ed-Co with 11.
In the world of High School Boys Soccer, West Delaware dropped their record to 0-5 with a 6-1 loss to South Tama on the road. Scoring the lone goal for the Hawks was Maquoketa Valley Foreign Exchange student Emilio Aguayo. WD will travel to Mount Vernon on Thursday.