April 14, 2005

Sprinters Lead SCR-I To Strong Finish

A pair of Scotland County sprinters got the SCR-I Lady Tigers off to a fast start at the Davis County Relays in Bloomfield on April 5th.

Jamie Fuller beat the pack across the finish line in the 100-meter dash in a time of 13.29 seconds. Ali Fromm then took the checkered flag winning the 200-meter dash in 28.24 seconds.

The speedsters anchored the teams sprint medley relay run, finishing third with the aid of Kirsten Johnston and Valerie Crawford.

Johnston finished third in the 400-meter run and also was part of the second place 4x400 meter relay team along with Crawford, Ciera Turner and Fromm.

The Lady Tigers 4x100 team of Turner, Hannah Kiddoo, Nikki Kerkmann and Angie Bulen finished third.

The long distance runners held their own as well on the day led by Leslie Duley who took third in the 3,000 meter run, and fourth in the 1,500 meter run. Kelsey Sears was fifth in the 1,500 and fifth in the 800-meter run, finishing behind teammate Kelly Cochenour. Crawford, Turner, Cochenour and Bulen teamed up to finish third in the distance medley relay.

SCR-I earned four medals in the field events. Crawford covered 137 to take third in the long jump. Teammate Ashlie Cooper was sixth. Fuller finished sixth in the high jump, leaping 46 while Bulen was third in the discus with a throw of 802.

The Lady Tigers finished fourth on the day with 75 points. Albia won the event with 110 total points. Davis County (88) narrowly edged out Pella Christian (85) for second.

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