North Mahaska had a strong showing in individual events and relays to claim fifth place at the Lynnville-Sully Invitational track meet Tuesday. The Warhawks scored 68 points and won the shuttle hurdle relay at the meet. Host Lynnville-Sully edged Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont 159-157 for the team title.
Zoe Deucore, Jalayna Shipley, Kaitlyn Van Donselaar and Maddie McKay powered the shuttle hurdle team to a win in 1 minute 17.26 seconds, about half a second ahead of second place Pleasantville. Deucore and McKay also teamed to place second and third in the 100 hurdles respectively. Deucore lost to EBF’s Brooke Shafer by 1/100th of a second finishing in 17.72 seconds. McKay grabbed third in 18.6.
The Warhawks picked up 27 individual points and another 32 in the relays. Addie Schilling, who picked up 13.25 points for the team, placed third in the 800 meters with a time of 2:53.11 and was third in the high jump with a leap of 4-feet 4-inches. Lexi Van Utrecht earned fourth in the 400 meters in 1:09.56. McKay was fifth in the long jump with a leap of 14-2. Shipley’s seventh place in the 400 hurdles was the final points. She covered the course in 1:26.96.
North Mahaska has shown strength in the relays this season. NM’s 3,200-meter relay team of Carlie Scholtus, Shipley, Jessica Castaneda and Schilling ran third in 12:26.31. Scholtus anchored the distance medley team along with Deucore, McKay and Kaia Munger in 5:09.87.
Van Donselaar, Munger, Scholtus and Van Utrecht earned fourth in the sprint medley in 2:08.46. Scholtus, Castaneda, Schilling and Van Utrecht placed sixth in the 1,600-meter relay in 5:18.23.