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PCM Girls Track Squad Takes 4th at South Tama

Posted: Saturday, April 21st, 2012 at 6:00 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Eric Gotschall

Despite having only 12 athletes available, the PCM girls track and field team still assembled a solid outing Friday night at South Tama.  The Mustangs put up 99 points, finishing fourth in the six-team meet.  Williamsburg took the team title with 208 points; followed by Newton and Grinnell.  

PCM’s relay teams continued their ascent this season, taking first place in the 4×200 and Sprint Medley Relays, and adding a silver in the Shuttle Hurdle Relay.  Rachel Peter also hit a season’s best time in the 3000 Meter Run to take second place, among other top finishes.

Team Scores:    Williamsburg    208
                          Newton             164
                          Grinnell             132
                          PCM                    99
                          Applington-Parkersburg 84
                          South Tama        49
 
PCM Places:
1st = 4 X 200 Relay, 1:54.54 (Mackenzie Clarke, Kelsey Townsend, Emma Williams, Lexi Kain)
1st = Sprint Medley Relay, 1:58.56 (Emma Williams, Courtney Van Houweling, Mackenzie Clarke, Lexi Kain)
2nd = 3000m Run, Rachel Peter 11:51.61 (Season’s Best)
2nd = Shuttle Hurdle Relay, 1:11.85 (Shelby Palm, Lexi Kain, Emma Williams, Kelsey Townsend)
3rd = 1500m Run, Rachel Peter 5:38.64
3rd = Discus, Brilee McWilliams 107’0″
4th = 4 X 100 Relay, 53.97 (Mackenzie Clarke, Kelsey Townsend, Emma Williams, Lexi Kain)
4th = 100 Hurdles, Shelby Palm 17.90
4th = 400m Hurdles, Kelsey Townsend 1:15.21
4th = 4 X 400 Relay, 4:40.05 (Mackenzie Clarke, Courtney Van Houweling, Shelby Palm, Abbi Gilson)