Hounds boys and girls place at conference meet

Alex Gully jumps out of the blocks in the boys distance medley Thursday at Mt. Pleasant. Both the boys and girls track teams completed and both finished fourth in the team rankings. Photo by Chuck Vandenberg/PCC.


MOUNT PLEASANT – The Fort Madison Bloodhound boys and girls track teams competed in the Southeast Conference track meet Thursday night at the MapleLeaf complex in Mount Pleasant and both came away with fourth-place finishes.

Taking first-place finishes for the Hounds were Sierra Howardson in the 3000-meter run 10:51.28 and the girls 4×800-meter relay team of Kamryn Bailey, Claire Mendez, Sierra Howardson and Brett Schneider with a mark of 10:08.24. The Lady Hounds also got a first-place finish from the distance medley team of  Bailey, Maddy McVey, Howardson and Brett Schneider at 4:28.27.

Schneider gave the girls squad another first-place finish in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:25.60.

For the boys squad Elijah Barnes took first place in the shot put with a heave of 46 feet, 4 inches. Caleb Gehle gave the team two more firsts in the 101 wheelchair and 201 wheelchair events with times of  31.42 and 1:06.76, respectively.

Both teams will return to Mt. Pleasant on May 11 for the state qualifying meet starting at 4 p.m.

Girls 800-sprint medley

FM (JV) – Brittney Sanford, Daylyn Wondra, Paige Munson and Alaina Gilpen 2:16.78 (3rd)

FM – Ellie Baxter, Anna Kester, Brynn Schroeder and Maddy McVey – 2:12.21 (5th)

Boys 800-sprint medley

FM – Joseph Hummel, Kyle Young, Zander Schweiss and Matthew Meierotto, 1:51.90 (4th)

Girls 3000-meter run

FM (JV) – Claire Hellman -13:48.65 (1st)

FM – Sierra Howardson 10:51,28 (1st), Cayleigh Smith-12:32.63 (4th)

Boys 3200-meter run

FM – Matt Hellige-10:42.47 (3rd), Aaron Steffensmeier 10:44.65 (4th)

Girls 4×800 meter relay

FM – Kamryn Bailey, Claire Mendez, Sierra Howardson and Brett Schneider 10:08.24 (1st)

Boys 4×800-meter relay

FM – Jared Kester, Joseph Grabowski, Dayne Cordray and Matt Hellige – 9:46.84 (3rd)

Girls 4×100-meter shuttle-hurdle relay

FM – Elizabeth Miller, Brittiney Harris, Paige Munson and Lexi Miller – 1:24.38 (5th)

Girls 100-meter dash

FM (JV) – Daylyn Wondra – 16.16 (4th), Camila Almedia – 18.97 (6th)

FM – Ellie Baxter – 14.85 (8th), Brittney Sanford 15.69 (10th)

Boys 100-meter dash

FM (JV) – Kyle Young – 13.62 (4th)

FM – Alex Gully 11.88 (3rd), Joseph Hummel – 13.05 (9th)

Boys 101-meter dash wheelchair

FM – Caleb Gehle 31.42 (1st)

Girls Distance Medley

FM – Bailey, McVey, Howardson and Schneider 4:28.27 (1st)

Boys Distance Medley

FM – Gully, Schweiss, Quentin Schneider and Steffensmeier – DQ

Girls 400-meter dash

FM (JV) – Lexi Miller 1:11.61 (1st), Nadine Schaefer 1:15.14 (3rd)

FM – Alaina Gilpin 1:09.93 (7th), Bella Baier (1:11.04)

Boys 400-meter dash

FM (JV) -Kyle Young 1:05.07 (3rd)

FM – Quentin Schneider 56:95 (4th)

Girls 4x2oo meter relay

FM – Bailey, Schroeder, Mendez and McVey – 2:00.85 (5th)

Boys 4×200-meter relay

FM – Logan Rashd, Schweiss, Grabowski and Kester – DQ

Girls 100-meter hurdles

FM – Harris 17.91 (9th), Miller 19.70 (10th)

Boys 110-meter hurdles

FM – Hummel 20.98 (6th)

Girls 800 meter run

FM – Schneider – 2:25.60 (1st)

Boys 800-meter run

FM – Steffensmeier 2:12.34 (3rd)

Girls 200-meter dash

FM (JV) – Brittney Sanford – 31.84 (3rd), Nadine Schaefer – 33.59 (6th)

FM – Baier 30.90 (9th), Kester 30.91 (10th)

Boys 200-meter dash

FM (JV) – Young 29.77 (5th)

FM – Gully -24.25 (4th), Rashid 26.78 (9th)

Boys 201-meter dash wheelchair

FM – Gehle 1:06.76 (1st)

Girls 400-meter hurdles

FM – Schneider – 1:07.79 (2nd), Elizabeth Miller – 1:18.96 (7th)

Boys 400-meter hurdles

FM – Schneider – 1:03.46 (4th), Meierotto – 1:10.01 (8th)

Girls 1500-meter run

FM (JV) Cayleigh Smith – 5:46.96 (2nd), Claire Hellman 6:25.26 (3rd)

FM – Howardson 5:07.97 (3rd), Mendez – 5:38.73 (6th)

Boys 1600-meter run

FM -Hellige – 5:03.06 (3rd), Steffensmeier – 5:05.40 (4th)

Girls 4×100-meter relay

FM (JV) – Almedia, Munson, Scheafer and Elizabeth Fincher – 1:)5.80 (4th)

FM – Schroeder, Kester, Baxter and Elizabeth Miller – 58.81 (5th)

Boys 4×100-meter relay

FM – Gully, Rashid, Schweiss and Meierotto – 49.54 (5th)

Girls 4×400-meter relay

FM (JV) – Kester, Gilpen, Wondra and Lexi Miller – 4:53.99 (3rd)

FM – Bailey, Schroeder, Baier and McVey – 4:46.36 (5th)

Boys 4×400-meter relay

FM – Kester, Schneider, Grabowski and Cordray 4:01.43 (4th)

Girls Long Jump

FM – Baxter – 12’7.75″ (8th), Munson – 11’7.50″ (9th)

Boys Long Jump

FM – Rashid – 16’0.50″ (8th)

Girls Discus Throw

FM – Wondra 68’9″ (9th), Wright 68’2″ (10th)

Boys Discus Throw

FM – Barnes 116’07” (6th), Hoenig – 103’00” (7th)

Girls Shot Put

FM (JV) – Wright – 22’02” (6th)

FM – Harris – 33’10” (3rd), Fincher – 24’8.50″ (8th)

Boys Shot Put

FM – Barnes 46′ 04″ (1st), Dylan Eid – 33′ 08″ (8th), Caleb Gehle (chair) 17′ .05″ (11th)

Team rankings

Girls (JV)

Fairfield 100, MP 77, FM 46, Keokuk 38, Washington 33

Girls Varsity

Mount Pleasant 134, Fairfield 85, Washington 80, Fort Madison 48 and Keokuk 45

Boys Junior Varsity

MP 132, Washington 71, Keokuk 25, Fairfield 16, FM 7

Boys Varsity

MP 183, Washington 70, Fairfield 56, FM 44, Keokuk 28

Brett Schneider takes over the last leg of a relay with a handoff from Sierra Howardson Thursday afternoon. Photo by Chuck Vandenberg/PCC.
Aaron Steffensmeier takes the first turn after a handoff in the boys distance medley relay. Photo by Chuck Vandenberg/PCC.
FMHS’ Bella Baier crosses just before Keokuk’s Siona Smith in the 400-meter dash Thursday. Photo by Chuck Vandenberg/PCC.
The Hounds’ Brittiney Harris heaves the shot at Thursday’s conference meet. Harris finished 3rd in the event. Photo by Chuck Vandenberg/PCC.




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