Perry visits Greene County for coed meet

Perry's Jasmine Shriver (third from right) raced to second place in the 100 dash at the Davis Relays March 28.

JEFFERSON — The most favorable weather of the season greeted the teams Monday at the Ram Coed Relays, with Perry one of eight girls and nine boys teams participating.

South Tama’s nearly 200-mile round-trip paid off when the Trojan girls nipped ADM, 106-105, for top girls team honors. Carroll was third at 96, with Boone (68), Greene County (65), Perry (62), Kuemper Catholic (48) and East Sac County (36) completing the field.

Greene County was the boys team titleist with 122 points, with 107 points from Boone placing second. AC/GC edged Carroll, 89-88, for third, with Kuemper Catholic (65), Perry (59), Humboldt (34), Saydel (15) and East Sac County (10) also in action.

Jaylene Karolus won both the 1500 and 3000 for the Perry girls, crossing in 5 minutes, 29.76 seconds and 11:53.19, respectively, with teammate Bella Nath fifth in the former in 6:26.17.

Jasmine Shriver was second in the 100 (13.71) and third in the 200 (28.48), with Mary Ann Riesberg third in the 400 (1:12.3) and Cris Gomez fifth in the 800 (2:57.24).

Kennedy Tunink, Alyssa Grow, Cindy Troung and Karolus were second, in 4:47.88, in the distance medley, with Tunik, Grow, Shriver and Quinn Whiton third in the sprint medley in 2:00.88 while Gomez, Nath, Viviana Esclanate and Sandra Perez teamed for fifth in the 4×800 in 13.11.26.

The 4×100 unit of Tunink, Whiton, Grow and Shriver was sixth in 54.25 and the 4×400 foursome of Troung, Gomez, Esclante and Peyton Tunink sixth in 4:59.58 while Lanie Fish, Joanna Rodriguez, Stephanie Garcia and Brooke O’Dell ran the 4×200 in 2:17.74.

Phoebe Stewart had the best Perry finishes in the shot put, at 21 feet, 9-3/4 inches, and the discus, with a spin of 58’9. The Jayettes did not compete in the high jump, long jump, shuttle hurdle or either individual hurdle race.

Jordan Long’s flight of 18’8-1/2 placed fifth in the long jump for the sole Bluejay field event points. Emmanuel Soto (35 feet, one-half inch) and Cole Snyder (104’9) were the best shot put and discus efforts for the Jays, who do not have a high jump competitor.

Eduardo Sanchez was fourth in the 3200 in 11:40.22, with Sanchez (5:11.18) and Hayden McFarland (5:12.71) running in the 1600 while Jeb Stewart placed fifth in the 110 high hurdles (19.9) and sixth in the 400 low hurdles (1:07.58).

Kato Dougan crossed third in the 100 (12.08), Kaleb Olejniczak and Byron Melendrez 3-6, in 24.08 and 25.29, in the 200 and Joseph Clark fifth in the 400 in 57.9 while Bryan Funez finished the 800 fifth in 2:18.17.

Dougan, Olejniczak, Melendrez and Justin Stammer won the sprint medley in 1:39.45, with Funez, Stammer, Olejniczak and Dougan second in the 4×400 in 3:42.85 while Funez, Sanchez, McFarland and Mario Cruz finished third in the 4×800 in 9:27.74.

Funez, Long, Dougan and Stammer crossed third in the 4×200 in 1:40.01 while Stewart, Snyder, Jayson Chavez and Ben Stika earned sixth in the shuttle hurdle with a clocking of 1:21.06.

Clark, Long, Caden Steva and Carlos Calderon ran the 4×100 (50.57), with Long, Steva, Sanchez and Jeremiah Cregeen running the distance medley (4:25.06).

The Perry teams will go their separate ways Thursday, with the Jayettes traveling to Webster City while the Bluejays visit Newton.


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