MMS girl thinclads stay perfect

By Steve Sell
April 24, 2017

GODDARD — McPherson Middle School's girls track and field teams continued their rampage through their seasons last week by storming to first-place finishes in the Rick Kilmer Classic.

The eighth-grade girls won an amazing 11 events to pile up a whopping 182 points to leave the field in their wake.

Grace Pyle tripled individually in the 100 hurdles, 200 hurdles and shot put. Also winning individual events were Shelby Yowell in the 200, Emma Malm in the 400, Taylor Casebeer in the high jump and Kenzee Godwin in the long jump. MMS swept the four relay events.

The seventh-grade girls scored 106 points to outlast Goddard Eisenhower, which scored 87. Lauren Labertew won the 100 hurdles and Emily Whorton captured the high jump.

The seventh-grade boys took second with 104 points, trailing only the 114 scored by Goddard Eisenhower. It was a big day for Seth Madron, who tripled by taking the 100 hurdles, high jump and long jump. MMS also won two relays.

The eighth-grade boys were fifth, but only 8 points out of second. Cody Achilles was the 3,200 winner, Brycen Labertew won the 100 hurdles and Aaron Powell was first in the high jump.

• MMS Results •

• Top 6 •

• 7th Grade Girls •

100 — 3. Howard, 15.59.

200 — 3. Howard, 29.79. 

400 — 3. Whorton, 1:09.6.

800 — 5. Pearcy, 2:55.23.

1600 — 4. Pearcy, 6:10.23.

100 hurdles — 1. Labertew, 19.96. 2. Schmid, 19.99.

200 hurdles — 2. Labertew, 34.1. 

4 x 100 relay — 3. MMS (Achilles, Lopez, McGill and Whorton), 57.34.

4 x 200 relay — 3. MMS (Howard, McGill, Smith and Swanson), 2:04.54.

4 x 400 relay — 2. MMS (Achilles, Courtney, Labertew and Whorton), 4:46.63.

Sprint medley — 3. MMS (McGill, Swanson, Unruh and Witte), 2:17.98.

High jump — 1. Whorton, 4-4. 2. Swanson, 4-4. 

Long jump — 5. Achilles, 12-3.

Shot — 5. Pelzel, 27-1.

Discus — 2. Pelzel, 68-2 1/2. 

• 8th Grade Girls •

100 — 2. Yowell, 14.9. 3. Malm, 15.23.

200 — 1. Yowell, 29.28. 2. Kynaston, 29.49.

400 — 1. Malm, 1:04.41. 

1600 — 2. Beam, 6:13.57.

100 hurdles — 1. Pyle, 19.49. 3. Henson, 21.11.

200 hurdles — 1. Pyle, 32.92.

4 x 100 relay — 1. MMS (Godwin, Kynaston, Schwartz and Yowell), 53.64.

4 x 200 relay — 1. MMS (Godwin, Hageman, Schwartz and Yowell), 1:59.53.

4 x 400 relay — 1. MMS (Beam, Casebeer, Malm and Pyle), 4:34.32.

Distance medley — 1. MMS (Beam, Hageman, Malm and Schwartz), 5:02.

High jump — 1. Casebeer, 4-8. 2. Kynaston, 4-6.

Long jump — 1. Godwin, 13-8 1/2. 3. Hageman, 12-5.

Shot — 1. Pyle, 37-10. 2. Berg, 31-11.

Discus — 2. Berg, 76-11.

• 7th Grade Boys •

100 — 3. Ruddle, 14.33.

200 — 4. Conquest, 28.89.

400 — 2. Ruddle, 1:00.00. 5. Schriner, 1:01.95.

800 — 4. Schriner, 2:37.46.

100 hurdles — 1. Madron, 17.22. 2. Ruddle, 18.51.

200 hurdles — 6. Ediger, 33.32.

4 x 100 relay — 1. MMS (Buckbee, Hoover, Madron and Pearson), 52.01.

4 x 200 relay — 1. MMS (Conquest, Hoover, Mattox and Pearson), 1:52.54.

4 x 400 relay — 3. MMS (Buckbee, Pearson, Ruddle and Schriner), 4:25.79.

Sprint relay — 1. MMS (Buckbee, Mattox, Pearson and Schriner), 1:58.79.

High jump — 1. Madron, 5-9.

Long jump — 1. Madron, 16-4 1/2. 4. Hoover, 14-6.

• 8th Grade Boys •

100 — 4. Powell, 13.71.

200 — 4. Powell, 26.06.

1600 — 4. Achilles, 5:23.44. 5. Vanderhoof, 5:42.48.

3200 — 1. Achilles, 11:03.17. 

100 hurdles — 4. Labertew, 18.66.

200 hurdles — 1. Labertew, 28.85. 

4 x 100 relay — 4. MMS (Kaufman, Lippelman, Labertew and Powell), 50.28.

4 x 200 relay — 6. MMS (Elliott, Frantz, Raymond and Scott), 1:58.44.

4 x 400 relay — 4. MMS (Achilles, Labertew, Raymond and Vanderhoof), 4:08.52.

Distance medley — 5. MMS (Bauer, Kaufman, Moreno and Vanderhoof), 4:51.73.

High jump — 1. Powell, 5-4.

Shot — 4. Elliott, 36-3 1/2. 5. Wallace, 35-4 1/2.

Discus — 2. Elliott, 120-2 1/2.


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