The Edgewood-Colesburg boys’ track team set two school records and finished third as a team in meets at Maquoketa Valley and Cascade last week.
At Delhi April 26, Ian Miller, Mason Ashline, Ike Jones and Keegan Hansel set a school record in the 4x200-meter relay, clocking in at 1:32.91.
Parker Rochford, Xavier Reeves, Jones and Colin Harris took first in the 4x100 (45.01) and Quintin Hess took first in the 110 high hurdles, finishing in 15.92. Teammate Reeves was second (16.03).
Ashline, Jones, Hansel and Cameron Kirby ran 3:36.17 for second in the 4x400, while Rochford was second in the 100 (11.53).
Miller finished second in the 200 (23.60), his best time of the year, with Ashline fifth (24.24).
In the sprint medley, Cameron Kirby, Reeves, Rochford and Hansel took third (1:40.04).
Landin Carter, Nathan Carter, Zander Carter and Carson Kirby brought home fourth in the 4x800, crossing the finish line in 9:27.41.
Dawson Bergan was sixth in the 400 (57.45) and the 400 hurdles (1:03.02).
Solon won the team title with 131 points, followed by West Delaware (84) and Ed-Co (76). Next came Maquoketa Valley (75), Jesup (57), North Linn (50), Alburnett (47), Springville (27), Clayton Ridge (17), Starmont (13), Central Elkader (10) and Central City (2).
At Cascade April 29, Reeves, Cameron Kirby, Hess and Hansel ran 1:04.97 and set a school record in the shuttle hurdle. Rochford grabbed first in the 100 (11:53) and Reeves won the 110 high hurdles (15.53).
Rochford followed his 100 win with a second-place finish in the long jump (18-3.75) and Harris was third (18-3.5).
Also taking third were Rochford, Reeves, Jones and Hansel in the 4x100 (45.37), Cameron Kirby, Harris, Miller and Ashline in the sprint medley (1:41.64) and Ashline in the 400 (54.64), his best time this season.
Hess took fourth in the 110 high hurdles (16.22) and Jones claimed fourth in the discus with a season-best throw (118-11).
Landin Carter, Bergan, Nathan Carter and Carson Kirby ran 9:51.96, good for fifth in the 4x800.
Ashline, Jones, Hansel and Cameron Kirby were 6th in the 4x400 with a season-best time (3:35.95) and Zander Carter took sixth in the 3,200 (12:24.37).
Chase Kirby, Kiernan Hansel, Caden Cole and Zander Carter took seventh in the distance medley (4:29.44). Finishing eighth were Cameron Kirby in the 100 (12.17) and Landin Carter in the 800 (2:20.30).
Northeast was the team winner with 136 points. Cascade was second with 113, just ahead of Ed-Co with 110. Next came Beckman Catholic (70), Calamus-Wheatland (63), Maquoketa Valley (59), West Branch (57.5), North Cedar (53), Springville (38), Midland (20.5) and Central City (8).
Coach Mike Lutgen said his kids competed well. “It was a great week of running. At Maquoketa Valley, we took advantage of some really nice weather and ran fast times. These guys are great competitors and came ready to run. Ian Miller ran a season-best time in the 200.
“At Cascade, the weather wasn’t as good with the wind howling most of the meet, but we still put down impressive times.”
Lutgen said his team is looking to the conference and State-Qualifying meet. “We want to peak when it matters most and we are moving in that direction.”