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PCM Girls 1st, Knoxville 5th at Montezuma Invitational

Posted: Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 at 6:02 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Eric Gotschall & Derek Cardwell

The PCM girls track and field team took first place at Tuesday night’s Lew Lundy Invitational at Montezuma, while Knoxville placed fifth. Behind six gold medals – including strong showings in the relay events and the discus – the Mustangs tallied 154 points, 31 in front of second-place Pekin. The Panthers had a pair of gold medals to help them to 72 points.

Meet highlights for PCM included individual wins by Lexi Kain in the 200 Meter Dash, Rachel Peter in the 3000 Meters and Briliee McWilliams in the Discus; along with golds in the 4×100, 4×200 and Shuttle Hurdle Relays. Knoxville’s night was highlighted by a first-place finish from Alex Gibson in the high jump and a winning Distance Medley Relay team. The Panthers’ Shuttle Hurdle Relay team finished second, behind PCM.

Knoxville Highlights:
High Jump: Alex Gibson 1st; Chambray Daugherty 4th
Distance Medley (Tori Johnson, Laney Cushman, Lydia Anderson, Erica Fee) 1st
Shuttle Hurdle Relay (Cheyenne Jones, Katie Douglas, Autumn Turner, Emily Belloma) 2nd
200: Laney Cushman 3rd
800: Erica Fee 3rd
4×800 (Kaline Scheunke, Kalie Kirkwood, Katie Goodwin, Mikayla Becker) 3rd

PCM Highlights:

1st:
200m – Lexi Kain
3000m – Rachel Peter {Season’s Best}
Discus – Brilee McWilliams
4×100 – Mackenzie Clarke – Emma Williams – Jennifer Templeman – Lexi Kain {Season’s Best}
4×200 – Mackenzie Clarke – Courtney Van Houweling – Emma Williams – Jennifer Templeman
Shuttle Hurdle – Shelby Palm – Lexi Kain – Emma Williams – Kelsey Townsend

2nd:
100m – Mackenzie Clarke
400m – Lexi Kain
100h – Kelsey Townsend
400h – Kelsey Townsend
Shot Put – Brilee McWilliams
4 X 400 Relay – Courtney Van Houweling – Abbi Gilson – Emma Williams – Kelsey Townsend
Sprint Medley Relay – Shelby Palm – Abbi Gilson – Jennifer Templeman – Mackenzie Clarke

3rd:
100m – Jennifer Templeman
100h – Shelby Palm
Discus – Abbi Gilson
Long Jump – Courtney Van Houweling
Shot Put – Abbi Gilson