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JCN Boys Win McLouth Track Invite Leading Area Performances
By Mike Smith
Copyright: MSC Sports

Mclouth Track Invite Results (4-5-18) - click here

Originally scheduled for action on Friday the Mclouth track Invitational was moved up a day to avoid the potential wintry weather rolling into Northeast Kansas and multiple area teams were in action on Thursday. 

Leading the way at the Mclouth Invite was the Jefferson County North Charger boys who took first place behind 131 total points to win the team title by 28 points. Christ Prep Academy earned second place, while Horton finished third. KC East Christian Academy and Maur Hill-Mount Academy rounded out the Top five team finishes placing fourth and fifth, respectively. Mclouth, Heritage Chrisian, Veritas Christian, Oskaloosa and Kickapoo Nation finished out the boys team standings. 

On the girls side of competition the top area performance can by the JCN Chargers as they finished third behind Christ Prep Academy and KC East Christian Academy who took first and second. Heritage Christian and Maur Hill-Mount Academy earned fourth and fifth as teams, while Mclouth, Oskaloosa, Horton, Veritas Christian and Kickapoo Nation rounded out the girls team standings. 

Six individual event wins helped pace JCN boys to the top team performance of the day with Ridge Robertson leading the charge as he won the 200 meter dash (23.58) and the pole vault (12'00). The Charger boys took first in the 4x100 and 4x400 meter relays with times of 45.49 and 3:42.20, while Caden McAfee won the javelin (143'11) and Knox Tweed won the triple jump (38'04). JCN girls were led on the day by four gold medal performances as the 4x100 meter relay team took first with a time of 53.96, while Ravyn Jobbins won the javelin (107'04), Karisa Schmalz took first in the pole vault (7'06) and Carlie Noll leapt to the win in the triple jump (31'03).

Horton boys on their way to a third place team finish were led by Conner Winter who with tosses of 119'07 and 48'11.50 won the discus and shot put. Also in the field evens Gunnar Madere won the long jump (19'04) for Horton, while Marshall Randall sprinted to first place in the 100 meter dash (11.18). 

Maur Hill was led by the girl’s competition by the 4x800m relay (11:28.40) and Heather Ronnebaum who won the 800 meter run (2:40.65), while on the boy’s side of competition Taylor Folsom won the high jump (5'10).

Oskaloosa had a pair of first place finishes in the girl’s action as Alexi Adams won the 400 meter dash (1:02.60) and Jaden Courter took first in the shot put (34'10.50). 

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