Cota 15th in long jump, Weber 24th in shot put at State Track Meet

Top-15 finish at season grand finale ... Kee boys track junior Tyson Cota takes flight on an attempt in his Class 1A long jump competition at the State Track Meet at Drake Stadium in Des Moines Thursday, May 20. Cota soared 19’3.5” to place him 15th among the Class 1A elite in that long jump event. View and find out how to purchase this photo and many more by clicking on the Photo Galleries link on this webpage.

The Kee boys track team was represented in a pair of field events at this year’s Iowa High School State Track Meet held at Drake Stadium in Des Moines Thursday-Saturday, May 20-22. Both of those events took place on the first day of that season grand finale, as Kee juniors Tyson Cota and Damon Weber each competed among Class 1A’s best in their respective field event specialties Thursday, May 20.

Needing a top-eight placement in their respective fields of 24 competitors in order to advance to the final round of point-scoring competition, neither Hawk ended up in that final top-eight and, thus, did not garner any team points. Still, both competitors gained valuable experience that they will return to the track and field program with next season as seniors.

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