North Mahaska’s tack teams competed against a smattering of Class 1A and 2A track teams at Sigourney Tuesday. The Warhawk girls placed fourth with 55 points while the boys ran fifth with 50 points. Pekin dominated the girls’ meet with 139 points with Albia in second with 68.5. Columbus Community ran away with the boys’ crown with 136 with Cardinal in second with 87.
North Mahaska’s boys set a meet record in the 3,200-meter relay with a time of 8 minutes 38.65 seconds. The time was 26 seconds off the track record of 8:12.06. Lane Harmon, Asher DeBoef, Nate Sampson and Brayden Veiseth set the mark. Veiseth picked up the other NM win taking the 1,600-meters in 4:54.68.
The Warhawks picked up three third place finishes, all in relays. Lucas Nunnikhoven led off the 800-meter relay, which finished in 1:36.71. Sampson, Kaleb Stout and Andy Knockel rounded out the quartet.
Harmon, DeBoef and Sampson linked up with Stout for a third place run in the 1,600-meter relay. They covered the four laps in 3:44.20. Sampson, Knockel, Stout and Harmon ran third in the distance medley in 3:55.94.
North Mahaska’s girls scored six third place finishes, their highest of the meet. Four of them came in individual events.
Hanna Wernli earned a third in the 100-meter hurdles in 17.79 seconds. Wernli also placed in the long jump with a leap of 15-feet, 0.5 inches. Sydney Andersen was third in the shot with a put of 33-7.5. Jayden Hiner was third in the high jump going over the bar at 4-08.
Ava Huffman, Amber Knockel, Allie Veiseth and Alivia Schock took third in the 800-relay in 2:02.66. Veiseth, Schock, Breckyn Schilling and Kayla Readshaw picked up third in the 1,600-relay with a time of 4:44.93.