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West High qualifies 16 for Drake Relays

Nock and Welch in three events for Women of Troy

North Liberty Leader
DES MOINES– Iowa City West High will be well-represented this week in the 2017 Drake Relays with the Trojans sending student athletes in 13 events and the Women of Troy qualifying in 14.
Kolby Greiner, Bailey Nock, Gabby Skopec and Valerie Welch are slated to compete in multiple events over the three-day weekend. Greiner made it into the boys’ 1,600 and 3,200-meter runs while Skopec is in the girls’ 800, 1,500 and 3,000-meter run. Welch qualified in the 110-meter high hurdles, 400-meter low hurdles and long jump.
The Trojans will send their 100, 400, 800, shuttle hurdle and distance medley relay teams, while the Women of Troy will send their 100, 200, 400, 800, shuttle hurdle and sprint medley relay teams.
The Drake Relays will be held Thursday, April 27, through Saturday, April 29, at Drake University in Des Moines.