Kee girls track team finishes fourth at Starmont, wins Waukon Early Bird


Relay wins and 800 top-end sweep ... Kee girls track senior Katie Brennan takes a hand-off from junior Makayla Peters at the Waukon Early Bird Invitational Tuesday, April 9. The two teamed up with senior Makayla Walleser and sophomore Jada Mitchell to win the 4x400 relay in a time of 4:25.79 and equaled that feat in the distance medley teaming up with the freshman pair of Reagan Mudderman and Haley Meyer for a clocking of 4:42.50. The two also swept the top end of the 800 meter run in respective times of 2:34.83 and 2:40.60, with Brennan adding another victory in the 3000 meter run in 11:37.80. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this website.

Despite the weather in the second half of the week being far from conducive, the Kee girls track team was still able to get in two meets this past week, those competitions coming on back-to-back nights to start the week. The Lady Hawks first claimed a fourth-place finish at the Starmont Invitational held Monday, April 8 after being postponed from Thursday, April 4, but then turned up their intensity to win the Early Bird Invitational hosted by Waukon Tuesday, April 9.

The Lady Hawks were also scheduled to compete in the MFL/MarMac Invitational Thursday, April 11 but had that meet called off due to inclement weather. The Kee girls were next scheduled to travel to the Crestwood Invitational Tuesday, April 16 before hosting their own co-ed home invitational Thursday, April 18, beginning at 4:30 p.m., the Lady Hawks hosting Clayton Ridge, Turkey Valley and West Central. The Hawks will then compete at the MFL/MarMac Invitational Tuesday, April 23 and at Clayton Ridge Thursday, April 25.

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