Hellige, Gehle take firsts at Mepo Invite

BY PCC STAFF
MEDIAPOLIS – The Fort Madison boys track team motored to a fourth-place finish at the Mediapolis Invitational Tuesday night.
Caleb Gehle had three first places in the wheelchair divisions and Matt Hellige took first place in the 3200-meter run with a time of 11:01.25.
Elijah Barnes keeps moving up in the shot put with a heave of 45-08 good enough for second place. Aaron Steffensmeier took second place in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:15.32, and the 4×100 weight man relay of Elijah Barnes, Dylan Eid, Joseph Hummel and Heath Hoenig took second place with a 56:05 time.
Overall team points had Fort Madison in fourth out of seven teams with 68.5 points behind Davis County with 80 and ahead of Central Lee with 57.
Complete results are as follows with top three placers in bold
Shot Put: Elijah Barnes – 2nd place – 45-08.00
Wheelchair Shot Put: Caleb Gehle – 1st place – 16-02.00
800 Meter Sprint Med: Hummel, Young, Meierotto, Grabowski – 5th place – 1:54.70
3200 Meter Run: Matthew Hellige – 1st place – 11:01.25
100 Meter Dash: Alex Gully – 4th place – 11.63
100 Wheelchair – Caleb Gehle – 1st place – 31.95
1600 Distance Medley: Schweiss, Gully, Schneider, Steffensmeier -3rd place- 3:56.6
110 Meter Hurdles: Joseph Hummel – 3rd place – 19.08
800 Meter Run – Aaron Steffensmeier – 2nd place – 2:15.32
200 Meter Dash – Alex Gully – 6th place – 24.39
200 Wheelchair – Caleb Gehle – 1st place – 1:21.91
400 Meter Hurdles – Quentin Schneider – 1:00.40
1600 Meter Run – Matthew Hellige – 4th place – 5:03.55; Aaron Steffensmeier – 5th place – 5:14.32
4×100: Gully, Schweiss, Young, Meierotto – 5th place 49.89
4×100 Weight Man: Barnes, Eid, Hummel, Hoenig – 2nd place – 56.05
4×400: Schneider. Steffensmeier, Hellige, Grabowski – 5th place – 3:49.47
Overall Team Results:
West Burlington/ND – 159
Mepo – 137
Davis County – 80
Fort Madison – 68.5
Central Lee – 57
Louisa Muscatine – 49.5
Keokuk – 21

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