| With a victory in the final event, the 4 x 400 relay, the Panorama girls edged Audubon by one point for the title at the Gonzales-Parrish Coe-ed Invitational in Guthrie Center Thursday. It was one of just three first places for the Lady Panthers.
Running on the winning 4 x 400 relay which was clocked in 4:24.81 were Chelsea Kirtley, Sidney Beckman, Bailey McAllister and Karlee Johnk.
Beckman and Johnk were members of Panorama's victorious 4 x 200 relay, 1:53.11, with Morgan Woodvine and Brooke Beckman.
Also scoring first place points for the Lady Panthers was Shelby Lane, the discus winner at 109'1". Teammate Kelsey Wood placed fourth with a toss of 89'9". Lane was second in the shot put with an effort of 31'3". Runner-up and just one inch behind Lane was Wood at 31'2".
Panorama also took second and third in the long jump with the Beckman sisters. Sidney was runner-up with a leap of 15'4" and Brooke was third at 15'0".
Another second place individual was Morgan Woodvine, 100 meters, 13.84.
Panorama had two second place relays, the 4 x 100 (Woodvine, Johnk, Brooke Beckman, Sidney Beckman) 53.26, and the distance medley (Emily Neel, India Sparks, Kirtley, Hannah Appleseth) 4:45.48.
Johnk ran third in the 200 meters, 28.00 and Kirtley was fifth, 29.45.
Third places were won by Madigan Maere, 1500 meters, 5:45.35; Brenna Hafner, 100 meter hurdles, 17.40; and McAllister, 400 meter hurdles, 1:15.09.
The Lady Panthers were third in the shuttle hurdle relay (Hafner, McAllister, Maddie Wagler, Sparks) 1:12.39; and fourth in the 4 x 800 (Kylie Ahrendsen, Maere, Emily Block, Brooke Beckman) 11:07.16 and the sprint medley (Emilie Prince, Ahrendsen, Neel, Appleseth) 2:05.12.
Sparks finished fourth in the 100 meter hurdles, 18.15, and Maere ran sixth in the 800 meters, 2:42.24.
Partly due to injuries, a number of younger runners got their opportunity Thursday and helped the Panthers to a second place finish at the Gonzales-Parrish Co-ed Invitational at Guthrie Center.
Distance ace Hunter Simmons won the 800 meters, 2:12.75, and the 3200 meters, 10:40.44. Also on the track, Josiah Moulds was the 110 meter high hurdles winner finishing in 16.99 and Luke Webner was the 200 meter dash winner, 23.56.
Panorama's other first place came at the discus ring where Cody Stepanek uncorked a throw of 139'3".
In the field, Webner notched a pair of second places. He was runner-up in the shot put with a personal best of 46'4" and the long jump, stretching out 18'11.5".
Marcus Boldy was third in the shot put, 42'10"; Moulds fourth in the long jump, 18'7.5"; and Tyler Hein fourth in the high jump, 5'0".
Individual place winners for the Panthers included Chase Hennen, 100 meters, second, 12.20; Gavin Richey, 800 meters, fourth, 2:19.09; Moulds, 400 meter hurdles, fourth, 1:02.49; Dalton Dorsett, 110 high hurdles, fifth, 20.00, and sixth 400 meter hurdles, 1:08.07; Jesse Haworth, 200 meters, sixth, 25.40; Justin Firebaugh, 400 meters, sixth, 59.87; and Josh Cobb, 3200 meters, sixth, 11:36.56.
A pair of Panorama relays were second. They were 4 x 200 (Hennen, Daimean Canfield, Blake Hoffman, Haworth) 1:37.27 and shuttle hurdle (Moulds, Webner, Dorsett, Richey) 1:06.90.
The Panthers took fourth in the 4 x 100 (Haworth, Canfield, Dorsett, Hoffman) 49.16 and the 4 x 400 (Canfield, Haworth, Hoffman, Firebaugh) 3:53.22 and fifth in the medley (Hoffman, Firebaugh, Wilson Solorzano, Cobb) 4:25.32.
1. IKM-Manning 141; 2. Panorama 128; 3. Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton 79; 4. Guthrie Center 77; 5. Adair-Casey 57; 6. Audubon 30; 7. East Greene 27.
In an extremely competitive year in girls track, Panorama fell to fifth place in the standings at the West Central Activities Conference meet at Ogden Monday. Earlham emerged the winner scoring 154 points.
Eight places were scored.
The Lady Panthers managed only one first place in the meet, that by the 4 x 200 relay team of Morgan Woodvine, Karlee Johnk, Brooke Beckman and Sidney Beckman which carried the baton twice around the track in 1:52.77.
The only second place finish was Shelby Lane in the discus, 112'5".
Third places were won by Johnk in the 200 meters, 27.63; Sidney Beckman in the long jump, 15'5"; and the 4 x 800 relay (Hannah Appleseth, Brooke Beckman, Madigan Maere, Johnk) 10:38.00.
Panorama's distance medley relay (Chelsea Kirtley, India Sparks, Bailey McAllister, Appleseth) 4:47.45 and the shuttle hurdle relay (Brenna Hafner, McAllister, Maddie Wagler, Sparks) 1:12.84 both placed fourth. In addition, Hafner tied for fourth in the high jump clearing 4'8".
Brooke Beckman took fifth in the long jump, 14'7"; Lane fifth in the shot put, 33'10.5"; and McAllister fifth in the 400 meter hurdles, 1:13.32.
Fifth place relays were the 4 x 100 (Woodvine, Johnk, Kirtley, Sidney Beckman) 53.73 and the 4 x 400 (Appleseth, Kirtley, Brooke Beckman, McAllister) 4:31.45.
Woodvine placed sixth in the 100 meters, 14.25. Also sixth was the sprint medley relay (Woodvine, Neel, Kirtley, Sidney Beckman) 1:59.51.
Hafner was seventh in the 100 meter hurdles, 18.29; Kelsey Wood seventh in the shot put, 31'11"; and Maere eighth in the 800 meters, 2:42.01.
Girls Conf. Standings
1. Earlham 154; 2. Des Moines Christian 110; 3. Woodward-Granger 106; 4. Madrid 83; 5. Panorama 81; 6. Guthrie Center 75; 7. Van Meter 65.5; 8. West Central Valley 39; 9. Ogden 17.5; 10. Coon Rapids-Bayard 9.
Competing against some of the state's top performers, Panorama's young Panthers were relegated to a sixth place finish at the West Central Conference track meet at Ogden Monday.
Freshman Luke Webner was the Panthers' only gold medal winner as he copped the 200 meter title in 23.73.
Webner also took third in the shot put with a heave of 46'11". Freshman teammate Marcus Boldy was sixth in the event with a mark of 42'0.75".
Sophomore Hunter Simmons ran second in the 3200 meters, 10:48.91, and came back to claim fourth in the 1600 meters, 5:05.58.
Another soph, Chase Hennen raced to third in the 100 meters, 12.29.
Josiah Moulds, sophomore, scored in both hurdle events. He was seventh in the 110 meter highs, 18.08, and eighth in the 400 meter hurdles, 1:03.09.
The Panthers scored in only one relay, the 4 x 200. Carrying the baton to fourth place in 1:36.56 were Hennen, and freshmen Daimean Canfield, Blake Hoffman and Webner.
Eight places were scored at the meet.
Thursday the Panthers will host the co-ed Panorama Relays.
Boys Conf. Standings
1. Madrid 127; 2. Des Moines Christian 123; 3. Earlham 118; 4. Van Meter 68; 5. Woodward Academy 65; 6. Panorama 46; 7. Guthrie Center 41; 8. Ogden 38; 9. Woodward-Granger 29; 10. West Central Valley 21; 11. Coon Rapids-Bayard 20.