Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

April 17, 2014

Centerville sees six runner-ups at Osky

By Kyle Ocker Sports Editor
The Daily Iowegian

---- — OSKALOOSA — The Centerville Big Reds and Redettes track teams combined for six second-place finishes at the 87th annual Oskaloosa Relays on Saturday.

The Big Reds took five of the sixth runner-up spots. Michael Firkins led the way, with second place finishes in the shot put and discus events. Firkins recorded a throw of 44’9.5” in the shot put and a throw of 136’9” in the discus throw.

Centerville’s Kolton Gonnerman finished second in the long jump, with a best distance of 19’6.25”. Teammate Graydon Schmidt was close by, recording a third place jump of 19’6”, just a quarter-of-an-inch from Gonnerman’s best effort.

Schmidt finished second in the 200 meter dash, recording a time of 23.88 seconds, which was just .15 seconds behind event winner Blake Hughes, from Williamsburg.

The Big Reds’ 4x200 meter relay team rounded out the top-two finishers for the Big Reds. They were second, behind Williamsburg, with a time of 1:35.21.

Rachel Valentine was the lone Redette to take a second place finish on Saturday. She was second with a 33-foot throw in the shot put.

The Redettes are in Eddyville today while the Big Reds are going to Mt. Pleasant.

87th Oskaloosa Relays at Oskaloosa

Saturday, April 12

Class A — Girls

Team scores — 1, Pella 205; 2, Oskaloosa 158; 3, Ottumwa 91; 4, Centerville 43; 5, Ft. Madison 36; 6, Newton 34.

100 meter — 6, Mikala White (CV) 14.7; 10, Taylor Hendricks (CV) 16.14. 200 meter — 4, Maddie Newland (CV) 29.12.10, White (CV) 32.09. 400 meter — 6, Peyton Kauffman (CV) 1:09.29; 8, Madi Moorman (CV) 1:12.29. 100 meter hurdles — 5, White (CV) 18.67; 9, Moorman (CV) 21.51. 1,500 meter — 7, Hanna Sheston (CV) 6:32.95. 400 meter hurdles — 4, Stephanie Grenko (CV) 1:18.08. Discus — 3, Rachel Valentine (CV) 104-1; 7, Kylee Joiner (CV) 79-11. High jump — 5, Alyssa Barger (CV) 4-6. Long jump — 6, Hendricks (CV) 13-4.5. Shot put — 2, Valentine (CV) 33-0; 7, Joiner (CV) 28-11. 4x100 relay — 5, Centerville (Hendricks, Barger, Moorman, White) 59.24. 4x200 relay — 4, Centerville (Libby Sebolt, Hendricks, Caylea Housh, Grenko) 2:09.73. 4x400 relay — 3, Centerville (Sebolt, Newland, Grenko, Kauffman) 5:00.96. Distance medley — 5, Centerville (Barger, Valentine, Newland, Bailey Witt) 5:11.84.

Class A — Boys

Team scores — 1, Pella 132; 2, Oskaloosa 114; 3, Williamsburg 72; 4, Centerville 70; 5, South Tama 53; 6, Newton 45; 7, Ottumwa 31.

100 meter — 3, Garrett Moorman (CV) 12.35; T10, Dylan Seals (CV) 13.31. 200 meter — 2, Graydon Schmidt (CV) 23.88.; 14, Kolton Gonnerman (CV) 27.37. 400 meter — 11, RJ McElvain (CV) 1:04.68. 800 meter — 10, Damon Hoffman (CV) 2:27.07. 110 meter hurdles — 5, Moorman (CV) 17.84. 3,200 meter — 8, CJ Sheets (CV) 13:30.30. Discus — 2, Michael Firkins (CV) 136-09; 4, Avery Hutton (CV) 121-09. High jump — 4, Brett Bauman (CV) 5-8; 6, Moorman (CV) 5-6. Long jump — 2, Gonnerman (CV) 19-6.25; 3, Schmidt (CV) 19-6. Shot put — 2, Firkins (CV) 44-9.5; 6, Hutton (CV) 38-2.5. 4x100 relay — 6, Centerville 51.71. 4x200 meter relay — 2, Centerville 1:35.21. 4x400 meter — 4, Centerville 3:43.56. Distance medley — 6, Centerville 4:37.76.