The Van Meter girls’ track team competed at Interstate-35 in Truro and came out of the event in fourth place, scoring 66 team points. I-35 won the meet, scoring 115 team points.
Katie Agey took second place in the 100 meter dash with a time of 13.65 seconds. She also took second place in the 200 meter dash, finishing the race in 28.16 seconds while Ali Flaherty got fourth in the 200 meter dash with a time of 28.97.
Ellie Folkerts took third in the 400 meter dash, finishing in 1:06.64. The Bulldogs won two relay races with the 4x200 meter relay team consisting of Ashlyn Riecks, Flaherty, Lauren Ashley and Agey taking first place with a time of 1:54.18 and the 4x400 meter relay team consisting of Bailey Richards, Nicole Meyer, Folkerts and Flaherty taking first place with a time of 4:27.42.
The Bulldogs’ 4x100 meter relay team finished their race in 54.92 seconds, good enough for third place while the sprint medley relay and distance medley relay teams each took fifth place.
In field events, Meyer won the high jump competition with a height of 4-09.