Archive for Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Eighth-grader rakes in medals at boys meet

April 12, 2006

Bret Koch was the Tonganoxie eighth-grade boys track team's top medalist at last week's Basehor-Linwood meet.

Koch placed first in the 75-meter hurdles and first in the 400 meters. Koch finished in 12.72 seconds in the hurdles and 1 minute, 1.4 seconds in the 400.

The eighth-grade Warriors finished second in the four-team invitational with a score of 57. Monticello, a De Soto school district middle school, won the meet with 80.

Koch also was part of the 4x400 relay team that placed first with a 4:18 time. Keaton Schaffer, Austen Holloway and Jeremie Maus rounded out the relay team.

Maus also placed first in the discus with a 115-3 throw.

In seventh-grade action, the Warriors placed fourth with 28 points. Monticello also won the seventh-grade team title with 87.

Ian McClellan took first in the long jump with a 15-0 leap. He also helped the 4x400 team take first with a 4:46 time. Also on that team were Bryson Hewins, Devin Scates and Jeff Sims.

The Warriors will compete Tuesday with a home meet at Beatty Field, the THS football and track complex. The meet begins at 3:30 p.m.

Basehor-Linwood track meet

Seventh grade

Team scores

1. Monticello, 87; 2. Basehor-Linwood, 50; 3. Perry-Lecompton, 29; 4. Tonganoxie, 28.

Individual TJHS results

1,600 -- 4. Keith Slater, 6:31.

4x100 relay -- 3. TJHS (Joel Dunning, Parker Dean, Don Hopkins, Colton Tucker), 1:07.

400 -- 2. Jeff Sims, 1:14.

4x200 relay -- 3. TJHS (Keith Slater, Mikel Hill, Jeremy Wagner, Joel Dunning), 2:15.

800 -- 5. Jeremy Wagner, 3:03.

4x400 relay -- 1. TJHS (Ian McCleallan, Bryson Hewins, Devin Scates, Jeff Sims), 4:46.

High jump -- 3. Ian McClellan, 4-4.

Long jump -- 1. Ian McClellan, 15-0.

Discus -- 5. Bryson Hewins, 65-0.

Eighth grade

Team scores

1. Monticello, 80; 2. Tonganoxie, 57; 3. Perry-Lecompton, 42; 4. Basehor-Linwood, 33.

Individual TJHS results

3,200 -- 3. Matthew Titterington, 13:44; 5. Cooper Gish, 14:48.

75 hurdles -- 1. Bret Koch, 12.72.

100 -- 2. Dylan Howe, 12.78.

4x100 relay -- 3. TJHS (Jason Espeland, Andrew Bouza, David Mills, Stephen Wilson), 58.0.

400 -- 1. Bret Koch, 1:01.4; 3. Dylan Howe, 1:04.

4x200 -- 2. THS (Jerad Knipp, Devan Howe, Jeremy Elliott, Jeff Kaighin), 1:53.

200 -- 3. Dylan Howe, 27.48; 4. Devan Howe, 27.7; 5. Austin Hollaway, 27.9.

4x400 relay -- 1. THS (Keaton Schaffer, Austen Holloway, Jeremie Maus, Bret Koch), 4:18.

High jump -- 4. Jeremy Elliott, 4-9.

Long jump -- 3. Jerad Knip, 14-9; 4. Jeremie Maus, 14-8; 5. Jeremy Elliott, 14-8.

Discus -- 1. Jeremie Maus, 115-3; 4. Stephen Wilson, 98-7.

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