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Clipper girls’ shuttle hurdle relay places second at state

Bandy takes seventh in 200m
Mia Smith (left) runs the first leg of the 4x100-meter shuttle hurdle relay Thursday, May 22, at the State Track & Field Championship in Des Moines. Celine Fender, Corrine Schwarting and Natalie Brimeyer joined Smith for a second-place finish in the preliminary heat. (photo by Chris Umscheid)

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DES MOINES– Clear Creek Amana (CCA) athletes competed in 15 events for the 2014 State Track & Field Championships held Thursday, May 22, through Saturday, May 24, at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.
Mia Smith, Celine Fender, Corrine Schwarting and Natalie Brimeyer took their shuttle hurdle relay to a second place finish twice, both times (preliminary heat and finals) following in the footsteps of Mount Pleasant, which won the event. Fender, Tyhesia Simpson, Amy Brant and Brimeyer ran the 800-meter sprint medley relay to a fifth-place finish in 1:50.57.
Tanner Bandy placed sixth in Thursday’s 200-meter dash qualifying heats and was seventh in the finals on Saturday.

CCA results
Thursday, May 22
Boys’ high jump (finals): 12th, Tanner Bandy, 5-10.00.
Boys’ 3,200-meter run (finals): 12th, Jack Murray, 9:56.16.
Girls’ 200-meter dash (prelims): 12th, Amy Brant, 26.48.
Boys’ 200-meter dash (prelims): sixth, Bandy, 22.66.
Girls’ shuttle hurdle relay (prelims): second, CCA (Mia Smith, Celine Fender, Corrine Schwarting, Natalie Brimeyer), 1:05.96.
Friday, May 23
Girls’ shot put (finals): sixth, Molly Villhauer, 39-08.50.
Boys’ shot put (finals): eighth, Drew Wagner, 49-02.50.
Girls’ long jump (finals): 19th, Schwarting, 15-02.75.
Girls’ 4x200-meter relay (finals): 16th, CCA (Fender, Brant, Schwarting, Brimeyer), 1:48.38.
Girls’ 100-meter hurdles (prelims): 14th, Brimeyer, 16.02.
Boys’ distance medley relay (finals): 10th, CCA (Jon Nzombo, Keyan McAreavy, Bandy, Murray), 3:37.74.
Girls’ 4x400-meter relay (prelims): 18th, CCA (Brant, Schwarting, Kaitlin Riggle, Megan Lukas), 4:11.10.

Saturday, May 24
Girls’ 800-meter sprint medley relay (finals): fifth, CCA (Fender, Tyhesia Simpson, Brant, Brimeyer), 1:50.57.
Girls’ shuttle hurdle relay (finals): second, CCA (Smith, Fender, Schwarting, Brimeyer), 1:05.41.
Boys’ 200-meter dash (final): seventh, Bandy, 23.07.
Boys’ 1,600-meter run (final): 10th, Murray, 4:34.96.