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Warriors win at Fort Dodge, Fillies take third

Clint Cole - DCN: Waukee's Danielle Modrell, shown at an indoor meet in Ames before the outdoor season began. Modrell is one of the Warriors who qualified for the Drake Relays.Buy Photo
Clint Cole - DCN: Waukee's Danielle Modrell, shown at an indoor meet in Ames before the outdoor season began. Modrell is one of the Warriors who qualified for the Drake Relays.

The Waukee girls’ track team once again showed its dominance as the Warriors took first place at the Dodger Girls Relays in Fort Dodge on April 17. They scored 112 team points while Dallas Center-Grimes scored 97 team points and took third place at the meet.

Drake Relays qualifier Madison Waymire contributed 20 points to her team’s total, winning two events. She won the 800 meter run with a time of 2:24.60 and the 3000 meter run with a time of 10:34.17.

Waymire was more than seven seconds better than the second place finisher, Taylor Brown of Ankeny Centennial in the 800 meter run and just under 14 seconds better than the second place finisher, Sam Larson of Humboldt, in the 3000 meter run.

Waukee’s Lauren Nelson and Katie Carpenter finished first and second in the high jump and Nelson took first with a jump of five feet with Carpenter taking second with a jump of 4-10. That was the only event that Waukee took first in, despite winning the meet.

The Fillies took first in the 4x200 meter relay and the 4x400 meter relay. They finished the 4x200 meter relay in 1:50.65 and the 4x400 meter relay in 4:16.62. They also took second place in the 4x100 meter relay.

The Warriors took second in both the shuttle hurdle relay and the distance medley relay. Waukee’s Caitlin Krohnke got second place in the 400 meter dash while Carpenter took second place in the 100 meter hurdles.

DC-G’s Maci Masching got second place in the 200 meter dash, while Maddie Carpenter got second place in the discus. Bailey Norland of DC-G got second place in the long jump.

The Waukee girls also competed at Marshalltown on Monday and took first place with 179 points. Hannah Schau, Katie Carpenter, Maddie Anderson and Carlie Littlefield were individual winners at the meet while the shuttle hurdle relay team took first place.

Waukee @ City High

On the same day, other members of the Waukee girls’ track team competed at a meet at Iowa City High. The Warriors won the meet with 142 team points.

Talia Buss won the 100 meter dash and the 200 meter dash while Mallory Smith won the 100 meter hurdles race. Erin Bramble took first in the discus throw while Caroline Slaughter won the shot put throw competition.

Waukee took first in the 4x100 meter relay, the 4x400 meter relay and the shuttle hurdle relay.

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