15-For-15: Tritons sweep Region XI titles again

15-For-15: Tritons sweep Region XI titles again

The Iowa Central men's and women's track teams scored their 15th Region XI titles Saturday in Storm Lake. 

On the men's side, the Tritons scored 261 points with Iowa Western placing second with 144. The Iowa Central women racked up 293 points, well ahead of the Reivers, who had 112 for runner-up honors.

In all, Iowa Central registered eight new national qualifying performances and two additional relays during the meet for the upcoming NJCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. 

"I am very happy with how our students competed this weekend to remain undefeated at the Indoor Regional Championships and bring home our 15th Regional Title for both our men and women," head coach Jordan Burkholder said. "Our students had some great energy at the meet and started day one with a total of 14 All- Region performances and broke 4 Region XI Meet Records. This weekend our men achieved 14 Regional Champion performances and our women won 13, with total of 69 All-Region performances between both teams."

New National Qualifiers

Women's DMR (Uwajeneza, Roby, Fish, Curtabbi) – 12:28.30

Tamadja Rogers – Triple Jump

Dyashia Colvin – 60M

Jade Ford – 200M

Lilian Busienei – 1 Mile

Women's 4 x 800 Relay (Brooks, Ford, Fish, Curtabbi)

Michael Williams-Davis – Shot Put

Tricee Beelen – Shot Put

William Richardson – Weight Throw

Kiya Wulf – Pentathlon


All-Time List

Hannah Connell – 60M (5th)

Lea Grady – Shot Put (2nd)

Kelvin Bungei – 1000M (8th)

Jadon Watson – High Jump (7th)

Harry Afaxoe – Long Jump (7th)

Jacob Wedig – Shot Put (10th)

Jacob Wedig – Weight Throw (8th)


Region XI Meet Records (Saturday Only)

Women's DMR (12:28.30)

Lea Grady – Weight Throw (61-9" / 18.82m)

Courtney Lindsey – 60 Meters (6.64)

Kelvin Bungei – 1000M (2:29.16)


Friday's Region Meet Records

Hannah Connell – 60 Hurdles tied meet record in prelims (8.61)

Ronniel Johnson – new meet record for Heptathlon High Jump (2.12m)

Lea Grady – New region meet record women's shot put (15.77m)


School Records

Courtney Lindsey – Tied his own school record 60 Meters