Redd-Donald places 5th in long jump at Washington Indoor


MT. VERNON – The Bloodhounds junior Shance Redd-Donald placed 5th in long jump Friday night at the Washington Demons Indoor.

Redd-Donald’s performances was just short of medaling by .75″. It was also Fort Madison’s best result of the night, but Head Coach Erin Benner said she was impressed with a lot of the Bloodhound work Friday night.

“They all did well, but I was especially impressed with Donald’s performance in the long jump,” Benner said.

The next best finish of the night for the Hounds was an 11th-place finish by senior Jared Kester, junior Aaron Steffensmeier and Holy Trinity Catholic freshmen Quentin Schneider and Matt Hellige. who finished the 4x800m relay in 9:11.84. Hellige had the next best individual time for the Hounds in the 1600-meter run where he placed 16th with a time of 5:03.38 out of 25 teams. Steffensmeier was right behind in 18th place at 5:05.82.

Benner said she was also pleased with Schneider’s run in the 400M dash where he came in 20th place with a time of 56.79 out of 51 runners.

“I was also pleased with (Elijah) Barnes shot put, Hellige’s 1600, and the 4×800’s performance.  I am looking forward to the rest of the season,” she said.

Complete results of the meet are as follows:

Long Jump – 5th Place – Shance Redd-Donald 19-6.5 (only missed top 3 by .75″)

Shot Put- Elijah Barnes 41-4.5 (22nd); Heath Hoenig 37-1 (44th); Dylan Eid  27-5 (71st).

60 M Hurdles – Joseph Hummel  11.40 (34th)

60 M Dash – Shance Redd-Donald 7.73 (24th); Alex Gully 7.77 (29th)
4×800 – Aaron Steffensmeier, Quentin Schneider, Jared Kester, Matt Hellige  9.11.84 (11th)
200 M Dash – Alex Gully26.16 (38th);  Logan Rashid 26.82 (44th)
400 M Dash – Quentin Schneider 56.79 (20th)
1600 M Run – Matt Hellige 5:03.38 (16th); Aaron Steffensmeier 5:05.82 (18th)
1600 Medley – Shance Redd-Donald, Logan Rashid, Zander Schweiss, Joseph Grabowski  4:29.00 (24th)
4×400 – Jared Kester, Quentin Schneider, Aaron Steffensmeier, Dayne Cordray 4:03.00 (19th)

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