Iola wraps up JV track season

Athletes from Iola, Humboldt and Marmaton Valley converged upon Iola's Riverside Park Monday for the IHS JV Invitational. Standouts from each of the three schools highlighted the day's action.



May 11, 2021 - 9:55 AM

Iola HIgh's Sage Shaughnessy competes Monday in the discus at the Iola Junior Varsity Invitational. Photo by Richard Luken

Iola High’s junior varsity track and field team hosted a meet Monday to complete its 2021 season.

The Mustangs brought home the top spot in the boys standings, followed by Humboldt in fourth and Marmaton Valley in fifth.

Meanwhile, Marmaton Valley’s girls were second in the eight team field behind Anderson County. Iola took fifth and Humboldt sixth.

Individual champions from local schools were Iola’s Ally Ellis, Caiden Cloud, Japheth Rutoh, Cara Porter, Hunter Mittlemeier and Justin McCullough; Marmaton Valley’s Kaylee Becker, Janae Granere, Kristyn Snyrychova, Bryce Ensminger and Evan Kent;  Humboldt’s  Sam Neeley, Aiden Gean, Mateo Miller and its girls 4×800-meter relay team.

Individual results follow.

Iola JV Invitational


Team scores: 1. Anderson Co., 99; 2. Marmaton Valley, 86; 5. Iola, 69; 6. Humboldt, 26

High jump — 2. Kristyn Snyrychova, MV, 5’; 4. Kaitlyn Drake, MV, 4’

Long jump — 3. Kaylee Becker, MV, 13’4”; 8. Ally Ellis, I, 11’10”

Marmaton Valley HIgh’s Kaitlyn Drake competes in the triple jump Monday at the Iola Junior Varsity Invitational.Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register

Triple jump — 1. Becker, 30’1.5”; 6. Ellis, 25’3.25”; 7. Drake, 23’3”

Discus — 3. Haylee Meiwes, MV, 67’5”; 6. LesLeigh Cary, MV, 60’1”; 12. Elizabeth Lewis, MV, 44’9”

Javelin — 1. Ellis, 83’7”; 4. Meiwes, 63’

Shot put — 5. Cary, 23’7”; 7. Lewis, 22’; 

4x800m relay — 1. Humboldt (Taylor Korte, Lulu Melendez, Leah Mueller, Madilyn White), 12:33.33