Cards bring home some first place finishes


The Garner-Hayfield/Ventura girls track team traveled to North Union on Thursday, April 25.  The Cardinals placed fourth in a field of eight teams.  North Iowa won the meet with 121 points.  G-H/V scored 77 team points.

“We were hoping to score higher as a team, but we’re still figuring out the best places to put everyone,” said Coach Dyan Childress.  “I’m anxious to see what happens by just moving a few people around and putting together some different relays.”

The Cardinals picked up three individual and one relay first place finish.  Dasi Larson placed first in the shot put with a toss of 39’11.75”.  Emily Mathews was first in the long jump with a leap of 14’7” and she was first in the 100 meter hurdles in 16.19.  Mathews also anchored the shuttle hurdle relay team which placed first with a time of 1:12.43.  Other members of the relay were Stacy Hackenmiller, Lizzy Henely and Sola Stephenson.

Stephenson also did well in the long jump, finishing just behind Mathews with a jump of 14’2” for a second place finish.


Other events placing include:

•Distance Medley - Sydney Childress, Brianna McNeil, Katie Rasmusson, Courtney Prescott, third, 5:08.14

•Discus - Dasi Larson, fourth, 83’07”

•800 M. Run - Sadhna Ades, fourth, 2:50.8

•Sprint Medley - Emily Mathews, Stephenson, Taylor Vossberg, Rachel Weaver, fourth, 2:09.01

•4x100 - Stacy Hackenmiller, Vossberg, Betshaida Larson, Brianna McNeil, fourth, 57.4

•4x800 - Morgan Graham, Grace Tusha, Ellie Meyers, Sarah Weaver, fifth, 12:43.85

•High Jump - Vossberg, sixth, 4’6”

•400 M Dash - Vossberg, sixth, 70.88

•4x200 - Angela 0’Hara, Betshaida Larson, Jayme Haag, Miranda Jackson, sixth, 2:07.93

•4x400 - O’Hara, Prescott, Graham, Meyers, sixth, 5:03.61

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