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Area athletes shine at Russellville War Tribe Relays

Area athletes shine at Russellville War Tribe Relays

April 10th, 2012 in News

Eighth grade girls who are members of the California Middle School Track Team, first row, from left, proudly displaying the medals each earned at the Russellville War Tribe Relays, are Alison Acton, Jackie Gammon, Renee Roberts and Sarah Bryant; second row, Ashtyn Goans, Kayli Vandegriffe, Adrienne Strickfaden, Katie Imhoff, Lauren Ziehmer, Savannah Jungmeyer and Jenna Reynolds; third row, Roz Martensen, Amber Liebi, Kelsie Murphy, Natasha Heinen, Amada Garcia, Jordyn Simmons, Kaylee Vanloo and Morgan Carpenter; and fourth row, Amber Long, Rosa Fernandez, Sydnie Hall, Courtney Ziehmer and Brittany McKenzie.

Photo by April Arnett

The Russellville Junior High War Tribe Relays were held April 2, where California and Russellville athletes were top finishers, as well as Jamestown.

In the girls' division, the top 10 teams are as follows: Fatima, 116.5; Russellville, 94; South Callaway, 80; Jamestown, 61; California eighth grade, 58; Eugene, 53; California seventh grade and Iberia, 32 each; Blair Oaks seventh grade, 30.5; and St. Elizabeth, 16.

In the boys' division, the top 10 teams are as follows: California eighth grade, 118.5; South Callaway, 82; Fatima, 81; Blair Oaks, 65; Boonville seventh grade, 54.5; Russellville, 50.5; California seventh grade, 48; Iberia, 41; Eugene, 27.5; and Jamestown, 24.

Individually, the top six finishers in each event, except for the relays, earned medals. In the relay events, the top three relay teams earned medals.

For more of this story check out the April 11 issue of the California Democrat.