Lansing and Leavenworth compete in SMN Relays
Lansing senior sprinter Malik Benson continued his dominance in the 100m, 200m and long jump with top placements in all three Shawnee Mission North Relays events on Friday at SMN High School in Overland Park.
The Lions showed solid performances from both teams as the men faced De Soto in fourth place with 43 points out of 33 teams. The women finished 11th out of 31 teams with 29 points. Leavenworth’s men finished ninth with 26 points, while women finished fourth with 40 points.
Here are the notable results of the Shawnee Mission North Relays:
100 meter dashboard
Benson’s first place dominated the field with a 10.55 second finish, 0.3 seconds faster than second place. Leavenworths Wynter Ramos took third place in the women with a time of 12.18 seconds.
200 meter dashboard
It was a similar story for Benson when he beat second place by 0.7 seconds with a time of 21.38 seconds. Ramos again showed a solid performance and finished second with a time of 25.12 seconds.
110 meter hurdles
Leavenworth Senior Jeremiah Walltower finished second with a time of 15.37 seconds.
400 meter run
Jessi Ritchart from Lansing took second place with a time of 58.14 seconds.
4×100 meter relay
The men’s team from Lansing, consisting of Bryson Raymond, Benson, Hunner Nelson and Ian Patton, continued their supremacy with a time of 43.01 seconds in first place.
Leavenworth’s women’s team of Aleshia Jones, Dhakiya Blake, Courtney Thompson and Ramos took first place with a time of 48.76 seconds. The Lansing women’s team consisting of Zayliah Bronson, McKenzie Hayse, Zy’Quiria Bronson and Ritchart took second place with a time of 49.09 seconds.
4×400 meter relay
Leavenworth’s team of Ramos, Brandi Gardner, Blake and Jones took second place with a time of 4: 05.07. Lansing’s team of Anya Anderson, Dayven Dodd, Hayse and Ritchart was right behind them in third place with a time of 4: 09.48.
Benson’s top jump of 24 feet, 5.75 inches, was more than two feet wider than the second place jump as the senior won all four of his events that day.
Rams compete in Red Bud Classic
Pleasant Ridge athletes competed in the Wellsville Red Bud Classic on Friday.
The Rams didn’t make much noise as a team, but a handful of athletes secured the top three spots at the meeting.
Emma Schwinn took second place in the 100 meter hurdles (16.42 seconds) and third place in the 300 meter hurdles (48.06 seconds).
Senior Chase Wohlgemuth took third place in the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 41.84 seconds.
Justin Johnston finished third in the high jump with a final clearance of 5 feet, 10 inches.