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PCM, Twin Cedars Girls Bring Home Medals from Eddyville-Blakesburg Meet

Posted: Friday, April 6th, 2012 at 6:00 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Eric Gotschall

For the second time this week, the PCM girls track and field squad took on some of the top competition in the region, this time finishing in sixth place in the team standings at the Eddyville-Blakesburg Invitational; while Twin Cedars took third in the small-school division.

The Mustangs tallied 68 total points, while Oskaloosa took the team title with 118 points. Relay teams provided the highlights for the PCM girls, starting with the Shuttle Hurdle Relay team (S. Palm, L. Kain, E. Williams, K. Townsend), which cut two seconds off their previous best to earn first place. The Mustangs also took in four silver medals, with Brilee McWilliams in the Discus, as well as the 4×100 (M. Clarke, K. Townsend, E. Williams, L. Kain), 4×200 (M. Clarke, K. Townsend, E. Williams, L. Kain) and 4×400 (M. Clarke, C. Van Houweling, K. Townsend, L. Kain) Meter Relays, among other highlights.

For Twin Cedars, their third-place finish in the team standings was highlighted by gold medal performances by Ayla Crosby in the 100 Meter Dash, Brittney Roby in the 400 Meter Hurdles and first-place finishes in the Distance Medley (A. Hugen, B. Dunkin, K. Swayne, B. Roby) and Shuttle Hurdle (K. Swayne, S. Hammann, A. Hugen, B. Wimmer) Relays. The Sabers also added five silver and four bronze medals in the meet.