FMHS runners finish 2nd at Keokuk


KEOKUK – The Fort Madison boys track team recorded its highest finish of the year, taking 2nd place at the windy Keokuk Relays Thursday night.

Aaron Steffensmeier pulled his first first-place finish Monday in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:16.86.

Elijah Barnes threw a personal best for the third straight week heaving the shot 45-10 good enough for second place. Caleb Gehle took first in the wheel chair shot with a throw of 16-03.

The 4×400-meter relay team of Jared Kester, Quentin Schneider, Aaron Steffensmeier and Schwiess finished 2nd for the Hounds with a time of 4:01.23.

The 4×200-meter relay team of Kester, Dayne Cordray, Joseph Grabowski, and Matthew Meierotto also took a second place for the Hounds with a time of 1:51.16.

Schweiss  took second place in the 400-meter hurdles at 1:10.99.

“It was an extremely windy evening, but the guys raced well,” said Head Coach Erin Benner. “Barnes threw another PR.  He is doing better and better each week.”

Complete results are as follows:

Long Jump: Redd-Donald 19-05 (3rd), Rashid 16-09.5 (6th)

Shot put: Barnes 45-10 (2nd), Eid 30-00, Gehle (WC) 16-03 (1st)

Discus: Hoenig 94-09

800 medley relay: Gully, Rashid, Redd-Donald, Schneider 1:47.06 (4th)

3200 run: Hellige 11:01.18 (2nd), Cordray 11:33.71 (3rd)

4×800-meter relay Steffensmeier, Kester, Grabowski, Meierotto 9:41.76 (3rd)

100-meter run – Gully 11.89 (4th), Redd-Donald 11.94 (5th), JV-Young 13.48 (2nd) WC – Gehle 36.37 (1st)

1600-Medley Relay – Rashid, Cordray, Grabowski, Hellige 4:26.32 (4th)

400-meter run –  Schneider 57.19 (4th), Schweiss 63.43, JV-Young 1:06.92 (4th)

4×200-meter relay – Kester, Grabowski, Cordray, Meierotto 1:51.16 (2nd)

800-meter run –  Steffensmeier 2:16.86 (1st) JV – Young 3:02.50 (2nd)

200-meter run –  Redd 25.46, Gully 24.55 (3rd) WC – Gehle 1:21.59 (1st)

400-meter hurdles –  Schweiss 1:10.99 (2nd)

1600-meter run – Hellige 5:05.95 (3rd), Steffensmeier 5:30.12 (5th)

4×100-meter relay Gully, Rashid, Cordray, Meierotto 50.90 (4th)

4×400-meter relay – Schneider, Kester, Steffensmeier, Schweiss 4:01.23 (2nd)

Team Results

Rushville-Industry 151.00
Fort Madison 105.00
Warsaw 84.00
Central Lee 74.00
Clark County 65.00
Keokuk 57.00
Illini West 4.00

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