WAVERLY, Iowa - The Coe College track and field teams broke a school record for the second-straight day on Saturday, as the Kohawks competed at the Wartburg Invite on Saturday.
Cassie Hocker (Fort Madison, Iowa/Fort Madison) continued to dominate in the 60-meter dash, winning in 7.72. In the 200-meter dash, Amanda Brummet (Port Byron, Ill./Riverdale) was ninth in 26.73. Josephine Bautch (Reedsburg, Wisconsin/Reedsburg) was fifth in the 800-meter run in 2:29.22, while Coe's 4x400-meter relay team of Brummet, Bautch, Rachel Kelly (Lone Tree, Colo./Rock Canyon) and Kelsie Coates (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy) finished fifth in 4:13.76. Christina Brown (Colorado Springs, Colo./Pine Creek) was third in the pole vault at 9' 5" (2.87m). Tieranny Keahna (Tama, Iowa/South Tama) was second in the shot put at 39' 1 3/4" (11.93m), while Madison Arechiga (Houston, Texas/Jersey Village) was eighth at 36' 2 1/4" (11.03m). Keahna was fifth in the weight throw with a toss of 47' 6 1/2".
Clevon Catchings (Chicago, Ill./Chicago Bulls Prep) finished seventh in the 200-meter dash in 23.41, while Chris Hawkins (Chicago, Ill./St. Ignatius) was just behind him in ninth at 23.44. Erik Franklin (Greeley, Colo./West) won the 400-meter dash in 49.70, the top time in the Iowa Conference and 25th in the nation. Nathan Suell (Fredericksburg, Iowa/Turkey Valley) was fourth in 51.07. Nathan Haerr (Fairfield, Iowa/Fairfield) was fourth in the 3,000-meter run in 9:18.54, while Orie Brown (Belle Plaine, Iowa/Belle Plaine) was seventh in 9:48.29. Hawkins won the 60-meter hurdles in 8.43.
Blake Standring tied for second in the pole vault at 11' 8" (3.56m). CJ Nelson (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Washington) was sixth in the long jump at 18' 7" (5.66m) and fifth in the triple jump at 37' 10 3/4" (11.55m). Robbie Peters (Mount Vernon, Iowa/Mount Vernon) was second in the shot put at 44' 11 1/2" (13.7m), while Jacob Hayes (Bettendorf, Iowa/Bettendorf) was fourth at 44' 4" (13.51). Hayes won the weight throw with a toss of 56' 4 1/2" (17.18m), breaking the school record. His throw ranks 24th in the nation and third in the Iowa Conference. Peters, the previous school record holder in the weight throw, was just behind him in second with a throw of 56' 4" (17.17m). His throw ranks 25th in the nation and fourth in the IIAC.
The Kohawks return to action on Friday at the Iowa Conference Championships in Dubuque. The meet is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.