Archive for Wednesday, April 19, 2006

TJHS competes in two meets

April 19, 2006

The Tonganoxie Junior High eighth-grade boys track team placed second April 10 at the Perry Relays.

The Warriors scored 103 points, just behind Northern Hills, which scored 108 for first place. Jeff West finished third with 101, Lansing fourth with 58, Perry-Lecompton fifth with 56 and Royal Valley sixth with 1.

TJHS had four first-place finishes at the meet -- the 4x200 relay, the 4x400 relay, Jerad Knipp and Stephen Wilson.

The 4x200 team of Jerad Knipp, Dylan Howe, Bret Koch and Jeremie Maus finished in 1 minute, 49 seconds.

The 4x400 team of Devan Howe, Austen Holloway, Jeremie Maus and Bret Koch finished in 4:13. Knipp placed first in the long jump with a 15-6 leap, while Stephen Wilson won the discus with a 99-8 1/2 throw.

In seventh-grade action, TJHS placed fifth out of six teams.

Lansing won the meet with 110 points, with Northern Hills second with 91. Jeff West took third (71) and Perry-Lecompton nabbed fourth (52). Tonganoxie scored 44, while Royal Valley placed sixth with 5.

The Warriors had one gold medalist on the seventh-grade side. Ian McClellan won the long jump with a 15-1 mark. He also placed third in the high jump with a 4-6 height.

Lansing triangular

The eighth-grade boys also placed third Thursday at the Lansing triangular, but nearly took first. Lansing won the meet with 51 points, just ahead of Tonganoxie, which scored 50. Perry-Lecompton scored 39.

Bret Koch won the 75 hurdles with a 12.49 time, while the 4x100 team of Austen Holloway, Jeremie Maus, D.J. Lindsay and Bret Koch also took gold with a 51.56 time. In fact, the 4x200 and 4x400 teams also won first place. The 4x200 team of Jerad Knipp, Devan Howe, Jeremy Elliott and Jason Espeland finished in 1:51. The 4x400 team of Jason Espeland, Austen Holloway, Keaton Schaffer and Jeremie Maus won its race with a 4:22 time.

Jerad Knipp again won the long jump, this time with a 17-3 leap.

And in the discus, Jeremie Maus had the top distance with a 104-0 throw.

In seventh-grade competition, Tonganoxie placed third with 20 in the team scores. Lansing won with 76, while Perry-Lecompton scored 37.

Ian McClellan again won the lone gold medal. He leaped 15-11 in the long jump. He also placed second in the 200 (28.84).

Perry Relays

Eighth grade

Team score

1. Northern Hills, 108; 2. Tonganoxie, 103; 3. Jeff West, 101; 4. Lansing, 58; 5. Perry-Lecompton, 56; 6. Royal Valley, 1.

Individual THS results

3,200 -- 5. Matthew Titterington, 14:30; 6. Cooper Gish, 16:05.

75 hurdles -- 3. Bret Koch, 12.6.

100 -- 4. Dylan Howe, 12.28.

400 -- 2. Bret Koch, 0:59; 3. 1:01.85.

4x200 -- 1. THS (Jerad Knipp, Dylan Howe, Bret Koch, Jeremie Maus), 1:49.

800 -- 3. Jake Woolf, 2:38; 4. Jeremy Elliott, 2:41.

200 -- 2. D.J. Lindsay, 0:27.1; 5. Dylan Howe, 0:27.9.

4x400 relay -- 1. THS (Devan Howe, Austen Holloway, Jeremie Maus, Bret Koch), 4:13.

Long jump -- 1. 1. Jerad Knipp, 15-6; 4. Jeremie Maus, 14-6; 6. Jeremy Elliott , 13-11.

Discus -- 1. Stephen Wilson, 99-8 ?; 3. Jeremie Maus, 92.

Shot put, 5. Zach Kaighan, 34-10.

Seventh grade

Team scores

1. Lansing, 110; 2. Northern Hills, 91; 3. Jeff West, 71; 4. Perry-Lecompton, 52; 5. Tonganoxie, 44; 6. Royal Valley, 5.

Individual THS results

4x200 relay -- 3. THS (Dylan Scates, Jeremy Wagner, josh Griffin, Ian McClellan, 2:08.

800 -- 3. Jeremy Wagner, 2:57.

200 -- 4. Dylan Scates, 31.

4x400 relay -- 3. THS (Dylan Scates, Keith Slater, Jeremy Wagner, Ian McClellan) 4:50.

High jump -- 3. Ian McClellan, 4-6; 5. Dylan Scates, 4-2.

Long jump -- 1. Ian McClellan, 5-1.

Discus -- 4. Bryson Hewins, 65-1/2

Lansing triangular

Eighth grade

Team scores

1. Lansing, 51; 2. Tonganoxie, 50; 3. Perry-Lecompton, 39.

Individual THS results

3,200 -- 3. Matthew Titterington, 14:00; 4. Cooper Gish, 15:45.

75 hurdles -- 1. Bret Koch, 12.49.

100 -- 2. Jason Espeland, 12.43.

1,600 -- 4. David Mills, 6:58.

4x100 relay -- 1. THS (Austen Holloway, Jeremie Maus, D.J. Lindsay, Bret Koch), 51.56.

4x200 -- 1. THS (Jerad Knipp, Devan Howe, Jeremy Elliott, Jason Espeland), 1:51.

800 -- 2. Bret Koch, 2:39.

200 -- 1. Austen Holloway, 27.72.

4x400 relay -- 1. THS (Jason Espeland, Austen Holloway, Keaton Schaffer, Jeremie Maus), 4:22.

Long jump -- 1. Jerad Knipp, 17-3; 3. Jeremy Elliott, 16-0.

Discus -- 1. Jeremie Maus, 104; 4. Keaton Schaffer, 92-1.

Seventh grade

Team scores

1. Lansing, 76; 2. Perry-Lecompton, 37; 3. Tonganoxie, 20.

Individual THS results

1,600 -- 4. Keith Slater, 6:44.

400 -- 2. Dylan Scates, 1:09.4; 3. Bryson Hewins, 1:19.

800 -- 3. Jeff Sims, 2:55; 4. Jeremy Wagner, 3:06.5

200 -- 2. Ian McClellan, 28.84.

4x400 relay -- 2. THS (Jeff Sims, Josh Griffin, Dylan Scate, Ian McClellan), 4:58.1.

Long jump -- 1. Ian McClellan, 15-11.

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