The varsity team captured the team title at the South Tama Invitational, while the 7th and 8th grade teams did the same at the Independence Middle School Invitational.
Viking varsity winners include:
Tyler Bartz: 200M; 22.60; 400M, 50.53
4 x 100 Relay (Conner Miracle, Conner Bendull, Blake Bohnsack, Seth Lazenby), 44.67
1600 Distance Medley (Axl Hoeppner, Justin Bartz, Conner Bendull, Cole Smith), 3:46.62
Senior Drew Wiley was a very close second in the shot put, just 1.25 inches from first place.
Cole Overton was 2nd in the discus; Wiley, third. Both will compete at the Drake Relays this weekend.
See varsity results HERE.
Winners for the Viking middle school teams in Independence include
Max Vasquez, 100M, 12.55; 200M, 26.01
Logan Zearly, 100 hurdles, 15.75 (2.5 seconds ahead of the nearest finisher); 200 hurdles, 28.92
Alontae Wilson, long jump, 16-07.75
C.J. Rickels, 100 hurdles, 15.42; high jump, 5′,6″
David Lapan-Islas, 1600M, 5:10.98
4 x 200 relay (Travis Hantz, Elijah Kalous, Noah Lindauer, Landyn Rowe), 1:50.68
4 x 800 relay (Phillip Kalina, Eli Lint, Derron Hughes, David Lapan-Islas, 10:40.53
Middle school coaches are: 7th-Steph Miller and Matt Hilby; 8th-Rich Haisman and Alexa Francois. Aric Chvala is the head VSHS Vikings track coach.
Click HERE for Middle School results, then scroll to either the 7th or 8th grade listing.
See a large collection of photos from VS parent Jason Hicok HERE.