By Jon Swisher-Sports Director:
The West Delaware Girls track and field team was able to get back outside for competition for the first time since last Thursday when they traveled to Decorah. The weather was worse last night with temps in the mid to low 40’s but sunny conditions and lighter winds in Tipton as the host Tigers welcomed in nine girls teams. The Hawks finished in 5th place with 62 points. Cascade topped the field with 133, beating 2nd place Northeast by 32 points. Tipton was third with 90 and Lisbon had 66 for fourth place.
In the 100 Meter Dash- Cascade’s Taylor Menster was fourth, West Delaware’s Kira Vaske 7th, Maddie Knapp of Cascade 9th and the Hawks Eve Wedewer 10th.
In the 200 Meter Dash- WD’s Abby Loecke and Vaske were 9th and 11th. Cascade’s Molly McElmeel and Knapp were 2nd and 10th.
Rachel Trumm of Cascade won the 400 Meter Dash, WD’s Miah Winkowitsch and Lexi Hartman placed 9th and 10th.
Eva Winn placed 2nd in the 100 Meter Hurdles, Cascade’s Jordan Simon and Mae Felton were third and fifth.
Shannon Morris of Cascade was 4th in the 800 Meter Run, WD’s Maddie Gray and Greta Hoehndorf were 5th and 6th.
The 1500 Meter Run saw Cascade’s Madeline Rhomberg and Madison Kelchen place 2nd and 3rd.
Rhomberg won the 3000 Meter Run for Cascade while Kelchen took 4th place.
In the 400 Meter Hurdles- Rachel Rhomberg of Cascade was fourth.
Lilly Meyer of WD took third in the Discus, Ashlee Vick was 6th.
Sabrina Welcher was 4th in the Long Jump.
Cascade won the 4×100 Meter Relay, WD was 4th.
The Cougars won the 4×200 Meter Relay with WD coming in 3rd, the same finish for both schools in the 4×400. 4×800 went to Cascade, WD was 4th.
The Shuttle Hurdle Relay saw Cascade claim 2nd, WD 4th.
Cascade took the Sprint Medley Relay, WD was 3rd.
West Delaware won the Distance Medley with Cascade coming in 3rd.
Hawks head coach Doug Engel told KMCH Sports Director Jon Swisher after the meet that he was pretty pleased with the results:
The Hawks are slated to host their annual Invitational on Thursday but the weather forecast and cold temps expected could play a part in WD being able to run a home meet this season and honoring their seniors:
The Tipton Co-Ed Meet featured 7 boys teams with Calamus-Wheatland sneaking out a one-point win over Tipton, 123-122. Monticello was fourth with 84 points, 11 behind 3rd place Bellevue, Cascade came in 6th with 58.