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Peck a golden girl for Lynx at season opener

Webster City’s Lexi Nichols clears the high jump bar at the Nielsen Family Girls’ Indoor on Thursday in Humboldt. Photo by Rick Thompson

HUMBOLDT — The Webster City girls’ track and field team kicked off its season at the Nielsen Family Indoor on Thursday.

The Lynx brought home one individual victory and 18 top-10 finishes, as they placed fifth (46 points) out of the eight teams in attendance.

Humboldt dominated its own meet with 215 points, followed by Carlisle (123) and Pocahontas Area (54).

Emma Peck was the lone medalist for WCHS, as she sprinted to the front of the field in the 400 meters and broke the tape first in 1:09.81.

WCHS placed fifth in four other events. McKenzie Mishler grabbed that spot in the 200 (29.97 seconds), as did the Lynx distance medley, shuttle hurdle and 4×400 relays.

Photo by Rick Thompson

Ashlyn Hay, Kennedy Moore and Dasha Sankey joined Peck in the distance medley. Peck, Sankey, Chloe Anderson and Shelby Queen competed in the 4×400, while Mishler, Jesslyn Messerly, Brynna Croy and Gabbie Larson comprised the shuttle hurdle quartet.

Lexi Nichols took sixth in the high jump (4-6), as did Elia Cayetano in the open 300 (53.51).

WCHS is scheduled to begin the outdoor season on Monday, April 6, at the Richard Ryan Relays in Gowrie.

Nielsen Family Girls’ Indoor

Thursday at Humboldt

Team Scores

1. Humboldt 215; 2. Carlisle 123; 3. Pocahontas Area 54; 4. Manson-Northwest Webster 49; 5. Webster City 46; 6. South Central Calhoun 43; 7. Clarion-Goldfield-Dows 39; 8. Garner-Hayfield/Ventura 5.

Webster City Results

High Jump — 6. Lexi Nichols 4-6; 9. Chloe Anderson 4-2.

Shot Put — 8. Morgan Gallentine 30-8; 11. Delaney Kopriva 27-11; 15. Alyssa Gamble 26-3.

60 Meters — 9. Kennedy Moore 9.07; 12. Ashlyn Hay 9.25; 16. Kamryn Pruismann 9.68; 25. Ashley Peterson 10.41.

200 Meters — 5. McKenzie Mishler 29.97; 11. Marah Range 32.45; 14. Gabbie Larson 33.45; 21. Peterson 35.96.

300 Meters — 6. Elia Cayetano 53.51.

400 Meters — 1. Emma Peck 1:09.81; 12. Cayetano 1:21.15.

600 Meters — 9. Pasha Kirk 2:15.35.

800 Meters — 7. Jacie Crutcher 3:02.16.

1,500 Meters — 6. Crutcher 6:09.20.

60 Hurdles — 8. Mishler 11.13; 19. Brynna Croy 11.83; 21. Larson 12.17.

4×200 Relay — 6. Webster City B 2:07.15 (Falon Casey, Range, Madeline Teague, Shelby Queen); 8. Webster City A 2:07.65 (Moore, Dasha Sankey, Pruismann, Anderson).

Distance Medley Relay — 5. Webster City A 5:15.37 (Hay, Moore, Sankey, Peck); 6. Webster City B 5:34.42 (Casey, Teague, Shayla Ferto, Carly Appel).

Shuttle Hurdle Relay — 5. Webster City 45.68 (Mishler, Jesslyn Messerly, Croy, Larson).

4×400 Relay — 5. Webster City A 5:06.83 (Peck, Sankey, Anderson, Queen); 6. Webster City B 5:15.74 (Ferto, Croy, Kirk, Appel).

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