Girls track sending 22 girls to state meet

The state track qualifying meet was last Friday, May 10, at North Scott, and Bettendorf is looking forward to sending many girls to the state meet which will take place on the May 16-18. At the qualifying meet, 15 girls beat their personal record and Jaeda Bowling broke the school record for the 100 meter hurdles with a race of 15.64 seconds.

The girls track team looks forward to sending 22 girls to the state meet at Drake Stadium. The 22 girls qualified in 15 different events. The qualifiers are as follows:

Sprint Medley: Katie Girsch, Avery Horner, Maggie Erpelding, and Allison Whitaker

4x800: Sarah Schmidt, Amanda Scott, Hannah Beintema, and Sarah DeFauw

Shuttle Hurdle: Claudia Johnson, Grace Gasper, Jaeda Bowling, and Gillian Borden

Alternates: Delaney Speth and Allison Dykstra

100 Meter Dash: Avery Horner and Katie Girsch

Distance Medley: Erin McQuillen, Maggie Erpelding, Allison Whitaker, and Sarah DeFauw

Alternates: Annika Skogman and Hannah Beintema

400 Meter Dash: Annika Skogman and Sophia Utsinger

4x200: Erin McQuillen, Maggie Erpelding, Avery Horner, and Katie Girsch

Alternates: Olivia Lewis and Emma Johnson

100 Meter Hurdles: Jaeda Bowling

Open 800: Sarah DeFauw

Open 200: Olivia Lewis

Open 1500: Hannah Beintema

4x100: Avery Horner, Katie Girsch, Maggie Erpelding, and Olivia Lewis

Alternates: Annika Braaten and Mackenzie Borden

4x400: Allison Whitaker, Erin McQuillen, Amanda Scott, and Annika Skogman

Long Jump: Erin McQuillen

High Jump: Annika Braaten and Claudia Johnson

Anyone wanting to support the girls at the meet can buy tickets for $10 and bring their loudest cheers.


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