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Trojans eighth in home meet

Nugent second in 800-meter run

North Liberty Leader
IOWA CITY– West High’s Trojans placed eighth in overall team points Saturday, April 4, at their home track and field meet. Ames took the varsity event with 103 points while Mississippi Valley Confernce rival Cedar Rapids Kennedy was second with 92.50.
Derek Nugent posted West’s best finish of the day with a second-place showing in the 800-meter run. Nugent was also part of the fourth-place 4x800-meter relay team with Noah Brase, Ian McGillicuddy and Nate Jelnik. Third-place finishes went to Jacob Sanderson in the 100-meter dash and Brase in the 800-meter run while Xavier Koch was fifth in the long jump and Ali Ali was fifth in the 1,600-meter run.
The Trojans travel to Dubuque Hempstead’s Dalzell Field Friday, April 10, for a 4:30 p.m. meet and are at Cedar Rapids Prairie on Tuesday, April 14, ahead of a trip to rival City High on Thursday, April 16.

Varsity results
Team rankings: 1, Ames, 103. 2, CR Kennedy, 92.50. 3, Cedar Falls, 71. 4, Pleasant Valley, 69. 5, Linn-Mar, 53.50. 6, Johnston, 49. 7, Muscatine, 42.50. 8, IC West, 30. 9, Davenport Central, 27.50. 10, Ankeny Centennial, 20.
100-meter dash: 3, Jacob Sanderson, 11.42.
200-meter dash: 7, Sanderson, 23.81.
800-meter run: 2, Derek Nugent, 2:02.65. 3, Noah Brase, 2:03.90.
1,600-meter run: 5, Ali Ali, 4:41.69.
3,200-meter run: 7, Ali, 9:56.28.
4x100-meter relay: 6, IC West (Sanderson, Hoover, Huff, Martin), 45.02.
4x400-meter relay: 7, IC West (Low, Koch, Nugent, Brase), 3:39.18.
4x800-meter relay: 4, IC West (Nugent, Brase, Ian McGillicudy, Nate Jelinik), 8:24.15.
1,600-meter sprint medley relay: 6, IC West (Sanderson, Low, Koch, McGillicuddy), 3:49.95.
Long jump: 5, Koch, 19-10.25.
Results provided by Iowa City West High Athletics.