(Audubon) It was a record setting night last night in Audubon at the Wheeler CO-ED Relays. Five new meet records were established.
Griswold wins the girls meet with 100 points and the Audubon Wheelers second with 93. Griswold’s 100 point total was led by wins in four events. The Tigers took the 400 Meter Dash with Larissa Backhaus going 1:01.60, freshman Alyx Flippen(pictured from cross country meet at Clarinda) took top honors in the 3,000 (11:24.5), Rebekah Topham finished over seven seconds ahead of the nearest competition in the 400 Meter Hurdles, and Trisha Huerta, Justine Freund, Jordyn Sindt, and Larissa Backhaus clocked a 4:20.54 to top runner up Guthrie Center by .01 in the 4X400.
Audubon 2nd place finish featured wins in six events and a new meet record in the Shuttle Hurdle Relay with Emma Konkler, Emily Nelson, Kyra Obermeier, and Lacy Vokt teaming up to submit the winning time of 1:09.18. The Wheelers also had Emma Konkler winning the 200 in a season best 26.97. Megan Diest’s 5:15.61 won the 1,500. Also for Audubon Lacy Vokt pocketed four more gold medals. The star senior won the 100M hurdles and high jump and anchored the winning 4X100 and that record setting Shuttle Hurdle relay.
Other meet records on the girls side include Guthrie Center’s Distance Medley and Leah Courtney in the 800 Meter Run. Courtney ran 2:23.15 in the open 800 which also set a new school record. Courtney, along with Haley Wilson, Brianna Meier, and Keisha Bailey ran the Distance Medley in 4:25.83. In addition to the two meet records that Guthrie Center set, Hailey Wilson also set a school record with her second place finish in the 100 Meter Hurdles. 16.48 is the new Guthrie Center record set by Wilson.
Boys records last night in Audubon came from Treynor's Connor Meis in the High Jump (6-7.25) and Guthrie Center in the Shuttle Hurdle. Guthrie Center's Austin Laabs, Gavin Laughery, Marcus Bolton, and Eric Langford ran 1:02.52