Prep Track and Field

Drake Relays: Live updates from Friday at the blue oval

FRIDAY LINKS

• HS Girls: Jefferson resets 800-meter relay record

• HS Boys: Prairie goes on a record run in the medley

• College: Iowa's Mahnee Watts wins 800

• Photo Gallery

1,600-METER RELAY FINALISTS

Here's who will compete in the last races of the Relays on Saturday, the high school 4x400, qualifying Friday night.

Girls: Pleasant Valley, Cedar Rapids Jefferson, Davenport Assumption, Waukee, Linn-Mar, Southeast Polk, Johnston, Decorah

Boys: Cedar Rapids Prairie, Cedar Falls, Waukee, Albia, Lewis Central, Clinton, Dike-New Hartford, Monticello 

400-METER RELAY FINALISTS

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HAWKEYES ON THE BOARD

Iowa's Mahnee Watts gave the Hawkeyes their first win of the 2016 Relays. The Bettendorf native was victorious in the 800, her first Relays flag in college or high school.

 
LIONS WIN 4X200

Linn-Mar's boys entered as the favorite in the 800-meter relay and showed why, taking home the white flags in 1:28.40.

ANOTHER RELAYS RECORD

Cedar Rapids Jefferson's 800-meter relay set a Drake Relays record for the second straight year.

This year's team won it in 1:40.87.

 
VIDEO: PRAIRIE'S BIG DAY

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Jalen Rima on the Hawks' success thus far -- a medley record, Joah Wallace's 110-hurdles win and Rima's third-place finish in the 100.

IOWA FOOTBALL RECRUITS DOMINATE SHOT PUT

Three of the top four high school boys' shot put finishers are Iowa football commits.

Mount Vernon's Tristan Wirfs won it with a throw of 60 feet, 11 1/2 inches. Levi Duwa of Mid-Prairie was third and Madrid's Coy Kirkpatrick took fourth.

WALLACE HURDLES TO TITLE

Joah Wallace made it two titles for Prairie on the day, taking the 110 hurdles in 14.35 seconds.

WELCH SHINES

Iowa City West's Valerie Welch, who first long jumped earlier this season, took the title with a leap of 18 feet, 1/2 inch.

Welch then set a school record in the 100 hurdles (14.67 seconds), placing third. Jefferson's Abilene Ranschau was second.

SPRINT MEDLEY RECORD

The Cedar Rapids Prairie boys set a Drake Relays record of 3:25.94 in the sprint medley. Jalen Rima gave the Hawks the lead with a 47.8 400 and Tysen VanDraska held off West Des Moines Dowling's Ryan Schweizer with a 1:52.0 800 leg.

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Cedar Rapids Jefferson's girls took second in the sprint medley, finishing in 1:47.38. The J-Hawks, seeded No. 1, were just behind Waukee (1:47.11).

SCHEDULE

TIME EVENT DIVISION
8 a.m.   100 hurdles   HS Girls, Prelim
8:16 a.m.   110 hurdles   HS Boys, Prelim
8:30 a.m.   Shot put   HS Boys, Final
8:31 a.m.   100   HS Girls, Prelim
8:46 a.m.   100   HS Boys, Prelim
8:58 a.m.   400 relay   College Women, Prelim
9 a.m.   Discus   HS Girls, Final
9:17 a.m.   400 relay   Colleg, Men, Prelim
9:30 a.m.   Long jump   HS Girls, Final
9:32 a.m.   100 hurdles   University/College Women, Prelim
9:45 a.m.   100 hurdles   University/College Men, Prelim
9:45 a.m.   High jump   HS Boys, Final
10 a.m.   3,200 relay   College Men, Final
10 a.m.   Long jump   University/College Women, Final
10:13 a.m.   Distance medley   College Women, Final
10:27 a.m.   Sprint medley   HS Girls, Final
10:40 a.m.   Sprint medley   HS Boys, Final
10:58 a.m.   400 relay   University Women, Prelim
11 a.m.   Shot put   University/College Men, Final
11:10 a.m.   400 relay   University Men, Prelim
11:25 a.m.   100 hurdles   HS Girls, Final
11:29 a.m.   110 hurdles   HS Boys, Final
11:57 a.m.   400 hurdles   University/College Women, Final
12:10 p.m.   Distance medley   College Men, Final
12:21 p.m.   100   HS Girls, Final
12:25 p.m.   100   University/College Women, Prelim
12:30 p.m.   Pole vault   University/College Men, Final
12:38 p.m.   100   HS Boys, Final
12:43 p.m.   100   University/College Men, Prelim
12:55 p.m.   800   Masters Men/Women, Final
1 p.m.   High jump   University/College Women, Final
1 p.m.   Javelin   University/College Women, Final
1 p.m.   Discus   University/College Women, Final
1:01 p.m.   800 relay   College Women, Final
1:13 p.m.   800 relay   College Men, Final
1:25 p.m.   800 relay   HS Girls, Final
1:30 p.m.   Triple jump   University/College Men, Final
1:37 p.m.   800 relay   HS Boys, Final
1:49 p.m.   800   HS Girls, Final
1:55 p.m.   800   HS Boys, Final
2:01 p.m.   800   University/College Women, Final
2:07 p.m.   1,600 relay   College Women, Prelim
2:31 p.m.   1,600 relay   College Men, Prelim
2:55 p.m.   1,600 relay   University Women, Prelim
3:20 p.m.   1,600 relay   University Men, Prelim
5:10 p.m.   400 relay   HS Girls, Prelim
5:40 p.m.   400 relay   MS Girls, Final
5:50 p.m.   400 relay   MS Boys, Final
6 p.m.   400 relay   HS Boys, Prelim
6 p.m.   High jump   Rio Preview Men, Final
6:15 p.m.   Pole vault   Rio Preview Men, Final
6:30 p.m.   800 relay   University Women, Final
6:30 p.m.   Long jump   Rio Preview Women, Final
6:30 p.m.   Shot put   Rio Preview Women, Final
6:45 p.m.   800 relay   University Men, Final
7:03 p.m.   Shuttle hurdle   Special Coed, Final
7:20 p.m.   400   Rio Preview Men, Final
7:32 p.m.   400 hurdles   Rio Preview Men, Final
7:48 p.m.   3,200 meter relay   University Women, Final
7:56 p.m.   1.500   Rio Preview Women, Final
8:09 p.m.   Paralympic 200   Special Men, Final
8:19 p.m.   3,200 relay   University Men, Final
8:31 p.m.   1,600 relay   HS Girls, Prelim
8:51 p.m.   1,600 relay   HS Boys, Prelim

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