Lady Bobcats take third at KVL championships
The Basehor-Linwood girls track and field team came away with a third-place finish at the Kaw Valley League championships on Wednesday evening at Basehor-Linwood High School, scoring a total of 120 points.
Mill Valley took the title with 180 points, and Lansing finished as the runner-up with 123.5. Piper (66), Tonganoxie (65.5), Bishop Ward (19), Bonner Springs (16) and Turner (10) rounded out the field.
Quinnlyn Walcott won the league titles in both the 1,600- and 3,200-meter runs with times of 5:22.35 and 12:04.89, respectively. Sierra Smith took first place in both the long jump and triple jump with marks of 16-04.75 and 35-07.50, respectively.
The Lady Bobcats also took first place in the 4x100-meter relay with a time of 51.47. That team was comprised of Marriah Clayton, Madison Howard, Smith and Cassie Tucker.
Marriah Clayton took second place in both the 100-meter dash (12.99) and the pole vault (8-06.00). Katey Trower took second place in both the shot put (36-06.00) and the javelin (103-04).
Basehor-Linwood’s individual third-place finishers included Rylea Oliver in the 3,200-meter run (12:18.88) and Cassandra Beattie in the 100-meter hurdles (17.28). The Lady Bobcats’ 4x800-meter relay team of Beattie, Walcott, Oliver and Katie Fulkerson also took third with a time of 10:38.52.
Basehor-Linwood’s 4x400-meter relay team of Smith, Clayton, Madison Howard and Madison Wheeler took fourth place with a time of 4:20.71.
Fifth-place finishers included Howard in the 100-meter dash (13.54), Quinlynn Walcott in the 800-meter run (2:32.84) and Jensen Walcott in the 100-meter hurdles (18.05).
Sixth-place finishers included Amber Akin the 800-meter run (2:35.12), Claire Walsh in the 100-meter hurdles (18.06), Beattie in the 300-meter hurdles (53.57) and Casey Eberth in the pole vault (7-06.00).
Seventh-place finishers included Fulkerson in the 800-meter run (2:37.55), Maddie Bergman in the long jump (15-00.00) and Emily Vitt in the discus (91-03).
Jon Poorman is the sports editor at The Sentinel. Follow him on Twitter at @JonPoorman for all of the latest community sports news.