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Area athletes compete in the Kansas Relays

Photos copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel

Washington High School junior Larmon Witt ran in the preliminary heats of the boy’s 300-meter hurdles at the Kansas Relays on April 21 at Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence, Kan. Witt won his preliminary heat and qualified for the finals on Saturday. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)

Piper High School senior Emmett Lockridge landed a triple jump. Lockridge placed ninth overall in the event. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)

Piper senior Alex Moran leaned across the finish line in the 100-meter dash. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)

Turner High School junior Jaelon Harley ran in the 400-meter run at the Kansas Relays. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)

Wyandotte County athletes qualify for Kansas Relays

by Brian Turrel

Athletes from five Wyandotte County high schools have qualified for the 90th Kansas Relays, which will take place April 19 to 22 at Rock Chalk Park in Lawrence.

The relays include an invitational meet for high school athletes, along with an open college meet and a competition featuring Olympic and professional track athletes.

Preliminaries for high school events will take place on Friday, April 21, with finals on Saturday, April 22. See http://kuathletics.com for more information.

Local schools and athletes qualifying for the Kansas Relays:

Piper High School
Emmett Lockridge, boys triple jump
Dalton White, boys 110-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles
Micaiah Noel, boys shot put
Alex Moran, girls 100-meter dash
Girls 4×100-meter relay (Jada Simmons, Miya Ford, Talia Simmons, Alex Moran)
Boys 4×100-meter relay (Devon Marshall, J.J. Letcher, David Holmes, and Jalen Taylor)
Girls 4×400-meter relay (Alex Moran, Destiny Wilson, Miya Ford, and Shaylee Kane)
Boys 4×400-meter relay (Josh Brown, Dalton White, David Holmes, Brendan Smith)

Sumner Academy
Demitra Carter, girls 300-meter hurdles, 100-meter hurdles and 100-meter dash
Weah Landford, boys javelin
Nahshon Houston, boys long jump

Turner High School
Davion Scott, boys 110-meter hurdles and 300-meter hurdles
Jaelon Harley, boys 400-meter run
Boys 4×400-meter relay (Jaelon Harley, Chris Burch, Priest Horton, and Davion Scott)

Washington High School
Larmon Witt, boys 110-meter hurdles and 300 meter hurdles
Christine Ibeagi, girls 100-meter hurdles

Wyandotte High School
Boys 4×100-meter relay (Marcus Jones, Yaseen Chapell, Jaylaan Castro, Larry Jones, Dontae Wilson, and Randolph Cameron)

Turner athletes compete in track and field events

Senior Robert Erwin participated in the shot put April 14 at the Shawnee Mission West Invitational. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)

by Brian Turrel

The Turner track and field team competed in the Shawnee Mission West Invitational, held in Lenexa, Kan., on April 14.

Junior Jaelon Harley took first place in the 400 meter race, and junior Davion Scott took first place in the 300 meter hurdles.

Photos copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel

Senior Ciera Ayala ran the 100 meter hurdles. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)

Junior Gabe Richmond ran the 110 meter hurdles. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)

Sophomore Reneaux Jackson prepared to launch the javelin. Jackson set a personal record in the event. (Photo copyright 2017 by Brian Turrel)