Marmaton Valley track meets at Jayhawk

Various Marmaton Valley High track and field athletes earned top placements at the Jayhawk-Linn Invitational Monday. The Wildcats have impressed in a number of events so far on the young season.



April 25, 2023 - 2:40 PM

Marmaton Valley High’s Vicente Brum (7) runs in the 800-meter run at Jayhawk-Linn Monday. PHOTO BY HALIE LUKEN/MVHS

MOUND CITY — The Marmaton Valley High track team matched up at the Jayhawk-Linn Invitational on Monday afternoon. 

Various Wildcats took top placements including Janae Granere taking first place in the 400-meter dash, long jump and triple jump. Jaedon Granere took second in both the 100- and 200-meter dashes and Brayden Lawson took second in javelin. 

In the girls 4×400 meter relay, the Wildcats took third place with a time of 4:33.97. 

Piper Barney took second place in the high jump at 4 feet, 8 inches, third place in the long jump, 14’ 10”, as well as taking third in the triple jump at 32’ 9.75”.

Isabelle Berntsen took eighth in the 1600-meter run with a time of 8:20.61 and 10th in the 800-meter run at 4:00.79.

Lesleigh Cary got 16th in the discus at 59’ 4” as well as 19th in shot put at 21’ 5.5”. 

Kaitlyn Drake placed third in the high jump with a leap of 4’ 8”. She also took ninth place in the long jump with a distance of 12’ 10”. 

Janae Granere earned gold in the 400 with a time of 1:05.05 in the 400 meter dash, the long jump at 16 feet and the triple jump of 33’ 4.75”. 

Sophia Heim secured sixth in the 1600-meter run, 7:16.19, and eighth in the 800-meter run in 3:22.42. She also took 22nd in the discus with a throw of 47’ 9”. 

Kylah Sanders earned fifth in the 100-meter dash in 14.21 seconds, sixth in the 200- meter dash in 29.63 seconds and eighth in the triple jump at 27’ 7.25”.

Zach Allee took eighth in the 1600-meter run with a time of 5:45.50 and 11th in the 800- meter run with a time of 2:36.17. 

Vincente Brum earned 10th in the 1600-meter run in 5:53.02. He also took sixth in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:25.68. 

Brevyn Campbell took 12th in the discus, 80’ 4.5”, and 15th in the javelin at 85’ 0.75”. 

Bryce Ensminger earned sixth in the javelin with a throw of 112’ 3” and eighth in the shot put with a throw of 33’ 8.5”. 

Chris Ferguson came in 20th in the 100-meter dash in 15.31 seconds, 23rd in the 200-meter dash in 33.11 seconds and 18th in the discus with a distance of 59’ 10”.