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Ten first-place finishes for Women of Troy

West wins home meet over City High

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
IOWA CITY– The Women of Troy defended their track and ran past crosstown rival City High Thursday, May 1, at the Iowa City West junior varsity (JV) and varsity girls’ meet, winning with 148 team points. The Little Hawks from City High were second with 103 while Linn-Mar, CR Jefferson, CR Kennedy, CR Washington and Muscatine rounded out the field.
Ashlynn Yokom started out the meet right for West by winning the 3,000-meter run in 10:53.01. Grace Young, Kristina Bauer, Bailey Bowman and Valerie Welch brought the shuttle hurdle relay to a win in 1:07.02 while Tia Saunders pulled ahead of Linn-Mar’s Rachel Perry to win the 400-meter dash in 59.61 seconds. At the conclusion of the meet, Saunders went up the hill to the soccer pitch and played in the varsity match.
Alicia Hardin won the JV 100-meter dash in 17.45 seconds, Carolyn Ellis won the 200-meter dash in 29.72 seconds, Welch took the win in the 400-meter hurdles in 1:07.25, and Bauer, Katherine Mukumbilwa, Taleah Smith and Micaela Gravelin combined forces for the winning 800-meter sprint medley relay with a time of 1:56.54. Ellis, Bowman, Hannah Krupp and Cali Kinney picked up a win in the JV 4x100-meter relay in 54.68 seconds, Abby Brayton’s 114’4 throw won the discus competition, and Delaney Burt won the JV shot put with her 28’10 toss.

IC West results as provided West High:
3,000-meter run: 1, Ashlynn Yokom, 10:53.01. 3, Emmie Skopec, 11:13.81.
4x800-meter relay: 6, IC West (Jessie Skopec, Payton Knupp, Emily Starman, Michelle Wise), 10:59.28.
4x100-meter shuttle hurdle relay: 1, IC West (Grace Young, Kristina Bauer, Bailey Bowman, Valerie Welch), 1:07.02.
JV 100-meter dash: 4, Kelsey Beasley, 15.21. 5, Micayla Nicks, 15.26.
100-meter dash: 4, Alicia Hardin, 13.69. 6, Katherine Mukumbilwa, 13.88.
JV distance medley relay: 7, IC West (Kasey Baller, Gabby Klemme, Elisa Abram, Jacquelyn Nielson), 5:17.26.
Distance medley relay: 3, IC West (Carolyn Ellis, Lizzy Klemme, Micaela Gravelin, Gabby Skopec), 4:38.97.
JV 400-meter dash: 4, P. Knupp, 1:14.25. 5, Chandler Hames, 1:17.66.
400-meter dash: 1, Tia Saunders, 59.61. 3, Rachel Collins, 1:03.03.
JV 4x200-meter relay: 3, IC West (Amani Ali, G. Klemme, Nicks, Beasley), 2:03.38.
4x200-meter relay: 6, IC West (Haley Roudabush, Emilee Benedict, Hannah Krupp, Cali Kinney), 1:58.22.
JV 100-meter hurdles: 1, Hardin, 17.45. 2, Bowman, 17.86.
100-meter hurdles: 2, Welch, 17.04. 3, Young, 17.20.
JV 800-meter run: 7, Baller, 3:00.11.
800-meter run: 4, E. Skopec, 2:32.05. 9, Yokom, 2:41.77.
JV 200-meter dash: 1, Ellis, 29.72. 2, Kinney, 30.42.
200-meter dash: 4, Taleah Smith, 27.20. 6, Hardin, 27.90.
400-meter hurdles: 1, Welch, 1:07.25. 8, Young, 1:16.35.
JV 800-meter sprint medley relay: 6, IC West (Nicks, Beasley, Roudabush, P. Knupp), 2:14.47.
800-meter sprint medley relay: 1, IC West (Bauer, Mukumbilwa, Smith, Gravelin), 1:56.54.
JV 1,500-meter run: 9, J. Skopec, 5:41.79. 21, Annika Jensen, 6:28.30.
1,500-meter run: 10, Starman, 5:33.05.
JV 4x100-meter relay: 1, IC West (Ellis, Bowman, H. Krupp, Kinney), 54.68.
4x100-meter relay: 3, IC West (Smith, Mukumbilwa, Hardin, Bauer), 51.43.
JV 4x400-meter relay: 2, IC West (Elisa Abram, Hames, P. Knupp, G. Klemme), 4:50.81.
4x400-meter relay: 3, IC West (Collins, Benedict, L. Klemme, Gravelin), 4:23.63.
High jump: 8, Gravelin, 4-04.00.
Long jump: 2, Smith, 16-01.00. 5, Ellis, 14-08.75.
JV discus throw: 2, Zainab Makky, 87-06. 5, Delaney Burt, 81-05. 14 (tie) Allie Biscupski and Rowan Haverkamp, 62-10.
Discus throw: 1, Abby Brayton, 114-04. 2, Leah Dusterhoft, 113-03.
JV shot put: 1, Burt, 28-10.00. 3, Dusterhoft, 28-06.00. 6, Haverkamp, 25-10.00. 7, Biscupski, 25-05.50.
Shot put: 2, Brayton, 36-01.50. 5, Makky, 35-00.25.
Team rankings: 1, IC West, 148. 2, IC City High, 103. 3, Linn-Mar, 86.50. 4, CR Jefferson, 86. 5, CR Kennedy, 67. 6, CR Washington, 53. 7, Muscatine, 44.50.