Archive for Monday, April 13, 2015

Mill Valley track teams take 2nd at Olathe Invite

April 13, 2015

The Mill Valley boys and girls track and field teams both finished second at the Olathe Invitational on Friday, a meet in which they were the only Class 5A teams competing.

The Lady Jaguars were led by Kasey Meeks, who took first place in the 300-meter hurdles (48.90) and the long jump (16-07.50). Other first-place finishers included Holly Webb in the 100-meter hurdles (15.86), Madison Holland in the discus (110-01.00) and Megan Eckman in the high jump (5-02.00).

Ellie Wilson was the lone second-place finisher, clocking in at 1:01.12 in the 400-meter dash. Individual third-place finishers included Morgan Thomas in the javelin (107-04.00) and the long jump (16-07.50) and Webb in the triple jump (32-06.50). The Lady Jaguars’ 4x400- and 4x800-meter relay teams also took third place with times of 4:15.15 and 10:34.66, respectively.

Fourth-place finishers included Taylor Corbitt in the pole vault (9-00.00) and the triple jump (32-06.00) and Gabby Hopkins in the shot put (35-07.50). Mill Valley’s 4x100-meter relay team also took fourth with a time of 51.94.

Fifth-place finishers included Webb in the 300-meter hurdles (51.09), Thomas in the high jump (5-00.00) and Hopkins in the javelin (99-09.00).

The Mill Valley boys were led by Kurt Loevenstein, who took first place in the 1,600- and 800-meter run events with times of 4:27.11 and 1:57.47, respectively. Other first-place finishers included Tai Nguyen in the 100-meter dash (11.21) and Colton Bray in the pole vault (14-06.00).

Second-place finishers included Cody Deas in the 110- and 300-meter hurdles (15.90, 41.68), Derek Meeks in the 1,600- and 800-meter run events (4:29.67, 1:59.03) and Colby Sirivangxay in the triple jump (41-02.50).

Fourth-place finishers included Chase Midyett in the 110-meter hurdles (16.46), Nguyen in the 200-meter dash (23.30) and Connor Kaifes in the discus (132-04.00). Midyett also took fourth place in the 300-meter hurdles (44.58).

Mill Valley’s 4x800-meter relay team took third with a time of 8:37.34, and the 4x100- and 4x400-meter relay teams took fifth with times of 44.38 and 3:34.19, respectively.


Jon Poorman is the sports editor at The Dispatch. Follow him on Twitter at @JonPoorman for all of the latest community sports news.

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