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Prairie City News

PCM wins second team title at EBF Invite

EDDYVILLE — PCM won the team title, Lynnville-Sully piled up a plethora of top three finishes and Baxter’s three victories put the Bolts in the top half of the team standings at the EBF Girls Invitational on April 4.

The Mustangs claimed seven wins overall and scored 123 points as team champions.

It was PCM’s second straight team title.

The Hawks were fourth overall with 64 points following four second- and three third-place finishes.

The Bolts’ three wins led to a sixth-place team finish. Baxter scored 53 points on the night.

PCM won four individual events and three relays. Margo Chipps won the 100-meter dash (13.79 seconds), Sierra Foster was tops in the 200 (28.15), Paytan Schut scored a win in the 400 (1 minute, 4.83 seconds) and Celeste Wagaman won the high jump (4 feet, 8 inches).

PCM’s winning relays came in the sprint medley, shuttle hurdle and 4x400.

The sprint medley team of Kassidy Block, Regan Freland, Kate McCarthy and Foster won with a time of 2:01.68.

The shuttle hurdle team of Megan Cowman, Chelsea Bird, Kate McClellan and Belle Hudnut took first in 1:03.28.

The 4x400 relay foursome of Chipps, Kate McCarthy, Hannah McCarthy and Lilli Baird scored a win in 4:36.06.

The meet, which was hosted by Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont, included 12 teams. PCM was 37 points better than second-place Van Buren.

East Marshall scored 76 points in third. Pleasantville had 60 points in fifth.

PCM’s lone second-place finish came from Chipps in the 100 hurdles (17.25). Megan Cowman finished fourth (17.62) and Lynnville-Sully’s Mallory Loftus was fifth (18.52).

PCM was third in four events. Schut was third in the 200 (29.74).

The Mustangs’ 4x100, 4x200 and distance medley relays were all third, too.

The 4x100 team of Block, Freland, Schut and Foster finished in 54.18.

PCM’s 4x200 relay team of Wagaman, Kate McCarthy, Freland and Block took third in 2:00.17.

The distance medley relay unit of Morgan Uhlenhopp, Bird, Klaire Jungling and Hannah McCarthy finished third in 4:55.19.

PCM’s fourth-place finishes came from Freland in the long jump (13-7), Baird in the 800 (2:49.06), Jungling in the 1,500 (5:54) and Uhlenhopp in the 400 hurdles (1:15.45).

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