Kee boys track team finishes in 10th place at Oelwein Invitational, claims fourth place at own Kee Invitational

Soaring to victory ... Kee boys track senior Tyson Cota takes flight in the long jump at the Hawks’ home invitational Thursday, April 21. Cota unleashed a jump of 20’0.25” to win the event, joining fellow senior Dalton Dibert’s 19’7.5” flight in a one-two long jump sweep. Cota also placed fifth in the 200 meter dash in 25.18 seconds and eighth in the 100 meter dash in 12.16 seconds, and he also helped the Hawks’ sprint medley to a third-place finish in 1:48.04. 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.

The Kee boys track team completed a rarity of getting both its scheduled meets in this past week, one of those being the Hawks’ lone home competition of the season. The Kee boys started the week finishing 10th in the mostly large school field of 12 teams at the Oelwein Invitational Tuesday, April 19 in a meet delayed a day by weather before placing fourth at their own Kee Invitational Thursday, April 21.

The track and field Hawks are next slated to compete at Clayton Ridge Thursday, April 28 and the MFL/MarMac Invitational Monday, May 2 before taking part in the Upper Iowa Conference Meet at Postville Thursday, May 5. The Kee boys will then prepare for their Class 1A State Qualifying Meet scheduled for Thursday, May 12.

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