KCK athletes shine at North Relays

Wyandotte’s Dontae Wilson settled into the blocks before the start of the 4 x 100-meter relay race. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)

by Brian Turrel

Several local high schools participated in the Shawnee Mission North Relays on Friday, May 4. The North Relays is one of the area’s premier meets, drawing top track and field athletes from the Kansas City metro area and eastern Kansas.

Kansas City, Kansas schools have a long history with the North Relays, now in its 67th year. Many of the meet records are still held by Schlagle and Wyandotte High School athletes, including Schlagle’s Maurice Greene, who set the 200-meter dash meet record of 21.40 seconds in 1993.

Top ten finishers in this year’s meet included:

  • Camille Evans, Schlagle, 9th, girls 100-meter dash, 12.88 seconds
  • Nahshon Houston, Sumner, 4th, boys long jump, 21 feet, 9 inches, and 6th, boys triple jump, 42 feet, 7 1/4 inches
  • Reneaux Jackson, Turner, 5th, boys javelin throw, 167 feet, 11 inches
  • Davion Scott, Turner, 3rd, boys 110-meter hurdles, 15.33 seconds, and 3rd, boys 300-meter hurdles, 40.67 seconds
  • Brayden Soza, Schlagle, 2nd, boys 100-meter dash, 10.992 seconds
  • Schlagle, 2nd, boys 4 x 100-meter relay (Kendall Brewer, Gavin Williams, Brian Parker, Brayden Soza), 42.90 seconds
Schlagle’s Brayden Soza finished the anchor leg of the 4 x 100-meter relay race. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)
Larmon Witt of Schlagle ran in the 110-meter hurdles. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)
Nahshon Houston of Sumner Academy flew through the air in the long jump. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)
Wyandotte’s O’Dia Johnson flew over the first hurdle in the 100-meter hurdles. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)
Washington’s Danny Rainey competed in the triple jump. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)
Turner’s Jaelon Harley raced in the 400-meter run. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)
Harmon’s Nancy Lanford ran in the 100-meter dash. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)
Nevaeh Henderson of Wyandotte competed in the 200-meter dash. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)
Schlagle’s Camille Evans raced in the 200-meter dash. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)
Tynica Gilmore of Turner raced in the 200-meter dash. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)
Schlagle’s Kendall Brewer accelerated in the first leg of the 4 x 100-meter relay race. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)
Ayreona Carter of Sumner Academy finished the anchor leg of the 4 x 100-meter relay race. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)

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