At the end of the day on May 2, it was North Polk who walked away with the Mustang Invitational title, as they scored 118 team points at the meet in Grimes. Dallas Center-Grimes scored 70 team points at the meet that they hosted and took fourth place while Adel-DeSoto-Minburn took fifth place with 67 team points.
The Mustangs’ were led by Reese Iverson, who contributed nine of his teams’ points to the total. Tate Jensen led the Tigers with 22 total points.
Tate Jensen, a Drake Relays qualifier this season, took first place in the 110 meter hurdles and the 400 meter hurdles in Grimes on May 2. He finished the 110 meter hurdles race in 15.36 seconds and the 400 meter hurdles race in 55.86 seconds, grabbing 10 points from each race for the Tigers.
The Mustangs took first place in the 4x100 meter relay and the 4x200 meter relay. Noah Weeks, Austin Kloewer, Andrew Kramer and Chaz Chambers made up the 4x100 meter relay team and they finished the race in 44.39 seconds.
The Mustangs’ 4x200 meter relay team consisted of Kramer, Chambers, Kloewer and Jack Jorgenson and they finished that race in 1:32.90.
Iverson of DC-G, who was a Drake Relays qualifier in the high jump this year, took second place in the high jump at the Mustang Invitational with a height of 5-10. Carroll’s Cooper LaRue took first place in the high jump with a height of six feet.
Jesse Bennett of A-D-M got second in the shot put throw. He had a throw of 46-08, which fell behind Carroll’s Alex Stenbo, who had a throw of 49-01.
Along with the two relay races they won, the Mustangs took second place in the 4x800 meter relay. The team of Jackson Rude, Trey Chumbley, Tyler Johansen and Austin Grosklags finished in 8:34.19, which fell 5.48 seconds behind North Polk, who took first place in the race.