October 31, 2014

Craig places second in KU Relays javelin competition

GEHS senior Matt Mayeske finished 5th in the 110 meter hurdles at the KU Relays April 21. Mayeske nas been a top scorer for the Blazer track team this spring. Mayeske and the Blazers return home to host their annual invitational Friday.  Submitted photo
GEHS senior Matt Mayeske finished 5th in the 110 meter hurdles at the KU Relays April 21. Mayeske nas been a top scorer for the Blazer track team this spring. Mayeske and the Blazers return home to host their annual invitational Friday.  Submitted photo

GEHS senior Matt Mayeske finished 5th in the 110 meter hurdles at the KU Relays April 21. Mayeske nas been a top scorer for the Blazer track team this spring. Mayeske and the Blazers return home to host their annual invitational Friday.  Submitted photo

Gardner Edgerton High School senior Riley Craig made the most of his final KU Relays competition placing second in the javelin with a career best throw of 176-feet, 5- inches leading the Blazers effort April 19-20.
Matt Mayeske continued to excel with a fifth place 110 meter hurdle time of 15.21. Fellow senior Ben Carpenter cleared 13-feet, 11-inches in the pole vault for 10th place.  Jaylon Radel raced to15th place in the 100 meter dash in a time of 11.27.
The 400 relay of  Dakota Steuber, Marcon Waters, Jaylon Radel and Traevohn Wrench teamed up to place fourth in a season best time of 43.8. The 1600 relay team of Steuber,Waters, Dalton Shump and Tanner Hughes finished 5th in a time of 3:33.7.
“I was real pleased with the kids effort,”said Coach Brian McGee. “We had some personal and career best and look ready for our annual Invitational.”
The seven-team Blazer Invitational unfolds April 26 with the field events at 3:30 pm. The prelims for running events get going at 4 pm.

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