The Ankeny and Ankeny Centennial boys’ track teams combined to win eight events in the Ram Relays on Thursday at Southeast Polk.
The Jaguars won five events and placed second in the eight-team field with 138 points, finishing 18 points behind Southeast Polk. The Hawks captured three events and placed fourth overall with 85 points in their first outdoor meet of the season.
Centennial’s Dylan DeAngelo won the 400 hurdles in 54.45 seconds, setting a school record in the process. He also placed third in the 110 hurdles in 15.46.
Teammate Ben Lyons won the 800. He was clocked in 2:03.92.
“We had some solid performances,” said Centennial coach Nate Smith. “The team had a good week of training. We’re still trying to figure out relays and take advantage of good weather.”
Ankeny’s Max Smith easily won the 100 in 11.08, while teammate Jacob Baier took the discus with a throw of 155 feet 5 inches. Baier also finished fourth in the shot put with a toss of 54-5.
“Our throwers came ready to compete,” Ankeny coach Nick Nelson tweeted after the meet. “Plenty of PRs on a chilly night.”
Centennial also set numerous personal records, including four of them in the 3,200. Kade Christensen placed second in that event with a time of 10:16.52, while Connor Cunningham was third in 10:17.97.
Jack Davis was the runner-up for the Jaguars in the high jump with a leap of 6 feet. Liam Murphy took second in the 200 in 23.09, and Jonah Vicker finished second in the 1,600 in 4:40.99.
Trevor Formanek added a third-place finish in the discus. He had a throw of 139-9.
Centennial edged Ankeny to win both the distance medley and 4×400 relays. The Jaguars also won the sprint medley relay.
The Hawks won the shuttle hurdle relay in a time of 1:00.83. That team consisted of Cael Boyd, Nick Scherle, Mason Thompson and Connor Niffenegger.