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CCA girls win district meet

VINTON– Clear Creek Amana’s girls track and field team qualified seven events Thursday, May 10, in a Class 3A District Qualifying Meet at Vinton-Shellsburg. First and second place finishes automatically qualified for the state co-ed meet Thursday, May 17, through Saturday, May 19, at Drake University in Des Moines.
First place finishes were put up by Maddie Hinsley in the 3000-meter run with a 10:57.30 effort and the 1500-meter run in 5:05.07, the 4x100-meter shuttle hurdle relay (Mia Smith, Hanna Stokes, Natalie Brimeyer, Celine Fender) for their 1:07.82 showing, Megan Hall in the 100-meter dash (12.81 seconds) and 200-meter dash (26.22 seconds) and the 4x200-meter relay (Kelsey Hall, Amy Brant, Kate Hergert, Megan Hall) with a time of 1:48.04. Also placing first was the 4x400-meter relay (M. Hall, Chloe Keith, K. Hall, A. Brant) with a time of 4:10.40.
Celine Fender placed second in the 100-meter hurdles in 16.37 seconds to qualify as well.
The distance medley relay (A. Brant, Kate Hergert, Brimeyer and Keith) is going to state with their 4:29.96 third-place finish along with Mara Jones for her third-place discus toss of 121 feet, 3 inches. Morgan Cox also made the cut with her fifth-place, 117 feet, 9 inch effort.
Other results, as provided by Vinton-Shellsburg High School
3000-meter run: 4, Allison O’Keefe, 11:50.26.
4x800-meter relay: 3, CCA (Lauren Stopko, McKenzie Fuller, Ashley Ives, Alison Becicka), 10:53.82.
100-meter dash: 6, Tyhesia Simpson, 13.60.
100-meter hurdles: 6, Brimeyer, 17.06.
800-meter run: 4, Stopko, 2:36.86.
400-meter hurdles: 4, Fender, 1:11.41.
800-meter sprint medley relay: 4, CCA (K. Hall, Simpson, A. Brant, Brimeyer), 1:55.71.
High jump: 4, Kalkhoff, 4 feet, 10 inches.
Long jump: 3, K. Brant, 15 feet, 02-1/2 inches.
Shot put: 4, Molly Villhauer, 36 feet, 2 inches.
Team rankings: 1, CCA, 150. 2, Benton Community, 110. 3, CPU, 102. 4, LaPorte City-Union, 90. 5, Marion, 81. 6, Grinnell, 78. 7, Vinton-Shellsburg, 64. 8, S. Tama, 54.