Fillies finish third at Fredonia



April 22, 2018 - 11:00 PM

Junior Ellie Carson competes in the hurdles at the Labette County track meet on March 29. Carson finished first in the high hurdles at the Fredonia Meet on Friday. Photo courtesy of Parsons Sun Times.

High School Track and Field: Iola Mustangs and Fillies

The Iola track and field teams put in solid performances at the Fredonia Relays on Friday. Out of 21 teams, the Fillies finished third overall despite a depleted roster and the Mustangs finished eighth.

Junior Ellie Carson earned her first top-finish in the high hurdles with a time of 16.91. Carson also finished second in the 300-meter hurdles (54.17).

Sophomore Elysia Kunkler continued her dominance in the 100-meter dash, finishing first with a time of 12.98. She also finished second in the long jump with a distance of 16’3.5” and was disqualified after a false start in the high hurdles.

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