Kee boys track team claims a third-place finish at own home invitational meet

Hurdle highlight ... Kee boys track freshman Kaleb Drape clears a hurdle during the shuttle hurdle relay at the Hawks’ home invitational meet Thursday, April 22. Drape teamed up with fellow freshmen Jackson Schulte and Andrew Kolsrud, as well as sophomore Ben Franceschetti, to finish third in that relay event in a time of 1:27.27. He also joined forces with junior Daniel Wagner and fellow freshmen Cadan Evanson and Brendan Croft to also finish third in the 4x200 relay with a clocking of 1:56.69. Photo courtesy of the Kee High School Yearbook. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

In its only scheduled competition of this past week, the Kee boys track team hosted its only home meet of the season Thursday, April 22, welcoming three other teams to its home track and field facility in Lansing. The Hawks made themselves right at home in the field events, sweeping the gold medals in all four of those competitions, and also added a trio of runner-up finishes in other events to lead the way to 61 team points and a third-place finish at the meet.

The Hawks are next scheduled to take part in the Clayton Ridge Invitational  in Guttenberg Thursday, April 29. The Kee boys are then slated to compete at the MFL/MarMac Invitational in Monona Monday, May 3 before taking part in the Upper Iowa Conference Meet Thursday, May 6 at North Fayette Valley in West Union. The Hawks will then prepare for their Class 1A State Qualifying Meet at Edgewood-Colesburg Thursday, May 13.

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