MV wins Pacha title
May 03, 2013 · Crystal Eskelsen
The 2013 Pacha Relays title belongs to the Mount Vernon Mustangs girls' track and field team. The Mustangs totaled 116 team points. Second place went to host team Clear Creek-Amana with 99.
"It was an incredible team effort," said Maggie Willems, Mount Vernon head coach. "Finally we had nice weather and our girls were ready to perform."
The Mustang 4x800m relay team and the distance medley relay team both won their races. The 4x800m team included Maren Jeppson, Emma Cochrane, Mikayla Hartl and Lauren Wilch. They finished in 9:59.61. The distance medley team was led by Hannah Whitley and included Blakely Martin, Cochrane and Wilch, finishing in 4:24.34.
Mount Vernon had three top finishes in the 1500m, led by Wilch with a first-place finish in 5:15.04. Maren Jeppson was sixth in 5:25.42 and Bea Thornton was seventh in 5:26.71.
Mustang Morgan Melchert was fourth in the 400m and teammate Taylor Sherman finished sixth.
"We've been discussing goals for conference and the girls really came together as a team and across the board we had some excellent performances," Willems said.
Today (Thursday, May 2) the Mustangs run at the WaMaC meet at Marion. Monday Mount Vernon runs at West Delaware.
Mount Vernon at Clear Creek-Amana
Teams: 1.Mount Vernon 116, 2.Clear Creek-Amana 99, 3.Williamsburg 97, 4.Solon 94, 5.BGM 63, 6.Iowa City Regina 44, 7.Tipton 41, 8.Davenport Assumption 34.
Mustang individual finishes
Chapman 100m 4th 13.90
Amundson 100m 15th 16.39
Massey 200m 10th 30.76
Reimann 200m 12th 30.91
Melchert 400m 4th 1:06.95
Sherman 400m 6th 1:10.21
Wilch 800m 2nd 2:26.65
Cochrane 800m 3rd 2:29.62
S.Jeppson 800m 14th 2:49.15
Wilch 1500m 1st 5:15.04
M.Jeppson 1500m 6th 5:25.42
Thornton 1500m 7th 5:26.71
Thornton 3000m 3rd 11:26.14
Conroy 3000m 5th 12:01.28
Marti 3000m 9th 13:27.54
Ebel 100H 4th 17.44
Ruden 100H 9th 18.88
Dahlstrom 400H 2nd 1:12.85
Hartl 400H 4th 1:14.92
Salzbrenner, Chapman, M.Martin, B.Martin 4x100m 2nd 53.33
M.Martin, Chapman, Walters, Whitley 4x200m 4th 1:53.04
Whitley, Sherman, Dahlstrom, Walters 4x400m 4th 4:31.05
M.Jeppson, Cochrane, Hartl, Wilch 4x800m 1st 9:59.61
M.Martin, B.Martin, Whitley, Cochrane Sprint Med 2nd 1:56.38
Whitley, B.Martin, Cochrane, Wilch D.Med 1st 4:24.34
Salzbrenner, Dahlstrom, Geigerich, Ebel Shuttle Hurd 5th 1:19.89
Walters H.Jump 2nd 4-10
Sherman L.Jump 8th 14-5
Salzbrenner L.Jump 9th 14-0.75
B.Martin L.Jump 10th 14-0.25
Dicus Shot 10th 28-10
Pena Shot 13th 27-8
Babcock Shot 21st 24-0
Teubel Disc 4th 97-3
Dicus Disc 12th 77-9