MOUNT VERNON, Iowa - Chris Hawkins (Chicago, Ill./St. Ignatius) broke a 33-year old school record at the Cornell Invite on Saturday in the long jump.
Cassie Hocker (Fort Madison, Iowa/Fort Madison) opened the meet with a win in the 100-meter dash, as she finished in 12.31. Her time is the best in the Iowa Conference and 27th in the nation. Carlyn Cole (Baldwin City, Kansas/Baldwin) was third in the event in 12.97. Clevon Catchings (Chicago, Ill./Chicago Bulls Prep) was third on the men's side in 11.26. Cole was fourth in the 200-meter dash in 26.50. On the men's side, Erik Franklin (Greeley, Colo./West) won in 22.01, the top time in the Iowa Conference and 29th in the nation. Catchings was sixth in 22.59.
Amanda Brummet (Port Byron, Ill./Riverdale) won the 400-meter dash in 58.17, the fourth best time in the IIAC and 30th in the nation. Nathan Suell (Fredericksburg, Iowa/Turkey Valley) won on the men's side in 50.18. Josephine Bautch (Reedsburg, Wisconsin/Reedsburg) was sixth in the 800-meter run in 2:30.88, while Beau Freeborn (New Sharon, Iowa/North Mahaska) was second on the men's side in 1:56.14, the fifth best time in the league. Nick Poff (St. Joseph, Ill./St. Joseph-Ogden) was fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 10:35.65. Mareena Franke (Neenah, Wis./Neenah) won the 5,000-meter run in 19:32.87, while Katalina Stai (Winona, Minn./Winona) was fifth in 21:16.67. McKayla Morris (Belvidere, Ill./Belvidere) was sixth in 21:29.36, while Holly Wisnousky (Fairfax, Iowa/Prairie) was seventh in 22:07.43. Nathan Haerr (Fairfield, Iowa/Fairfield) was third on the men's side in 16:08.38. Derek Dinderman (Palo, Iowa/Vinton-Shellsburg) was fourth in 16:29.95, while McCoy Meshach (Pacific, MO./Pacific) was fifth in 16:45.24.
The Kohawk women were second in the 4x100-meter relay, as Coe's team of Cole, Kyna Smith (Baldwin City, Kan./Baldwin), Brummet and Hocker finished in 49.47. Their time is third best in the IIAC and 47th in the nation. On the men's side, Coe's team of Anton Jones (Yorkville, Ill./Yorkville), Hawkins, Catchings and Franklin won in 42.54, the third best time in the IIAC and 44th in the nation. In the 4x400-meter relay, Coe's team of Brummet, Rachel Kelly (Lone Tree, Colo./Rock Canyon), Dana Koester (Wheatland, Iowa/Calamus-Wheatland) and Kelsie Coates (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Kennedy) was fourth in 4:14.34, the fourth best time in the IIAC. On the men's side, Coe's team of Clayton Birkes (Columbia, Mo./Southern Boone Country R-I), Franklin, Suell and Freeborn finished fourth in 3:26.22, the fourth best time in the IIAC.
Christina Brown (Colorado Springs, Colo./Pine Creek) was second in the pole vault at 10' (3.05m), while Blake Standring was sixth on the men's side at 10' 11 3/4" (3.35m). Hawkins won the long jump at 23' 10 3/4" (7.28m). His jump broke the school record set by Chuck Meyer in 1984 at 23' 7". Hawkins jump is the best in the Iowa Conference and sixth in the nation. CJ Nelson (Cedar Rapids, Iowa/Washington) was fourth in the triple jump at 38' 8 3/4" (11.8m). Tieranny Keahna (Tama, Iowa/South Tama) was third in the discus with a toss of 127' 2" (38.76m). Robbie Peters (Mount Vernon, Iowa/Mount Vernon) was seventh in the discus with a throw of 141' 3" (43.05m).
Keahna was seventh in the hammer throw at 118' 10" (36.22m). On the men's side, Peters was fourth at 171' 3" (52.19m) with the second best throw in the IIAC and 22nd in the nation. Jacob Hayes (Bettendorf, Iowa/Bettendorf) was seventh at 163' 6" (49.83m), the fifth-best toss in the IIAC and 45th in the nation. Kassandra Bain (Kingsley, Iowa/Woodbury Central) was sixth in the javelin throw at 89' 5" (27.25m). Keahna was third in the shot put at 39' 6 1/2" (12.05m), while Madison Arechiga (Houston, Texas/Jersey Village) was sixth at 36' 8 1/2" (11.19m). Hawkins won the 110-meter hurdles in 15.24, the second best time in the IIAC and 36th in the nation. Gabe Varney was fifth in the 400-meter hurdles in 58.69. Landon Kraus (Dubuque, Iowa/Dubuque Senior) was seventh in 59.07, while Max Johnson was eighth in 59.61.
The Kohawk women finished fourth with 94 points, while the men were third with 118 points. Loras won the title on the women's side with 184 points, while Simpson won the men's title with 137 points. The meet served as the Bremner Cup All-Sports standings meet between Coe and Cornell. The Cornell women won 109-78, while the Kohawk men won 108-86. With the split, the standings are tied a 7-7 with one event left. Coe will face Cornell in baseball on April 27 at Veterans Memorial Stadium in the final event of the year.
Coe returns to action on Saturday at the Jim Duncan Invite in Des Moines.