Allen re-sets Tabor 10,000 record at Baker

Tabor freshman Joel Allen broke the school record in the 10,000-meter run last week, finishing second in 33 minutes, 31 seconds?nearly a minute faster than his record-setting time the previous week.

Allen set the pace for a number of personal records for Tabor athletes Saturday at the Baker Invitational at Baldwin City.

?The meet coming back from spring break is usually not one where there are a lot of great performances, so I didn?t have super-high expectations,? coach David Kroeker said.??But we did well under the circumstances.?

For the women, Makenzie King placed seventh in the 200 meters in 27.42 seconds. The 4×100 team placed fifth in 53.77.

Emily Post took second in the high jump with a leap of 1.6 meters, placed fourth in the long jump at 5.14 and took second in the triple jump with a jump of 11.2.

Yvonne Brubacher came in 10th in the pole vault by clearing 3.05 meters. Tynan Honn placed third in the shot put with a throw of 12.46.

Samantha Van Ranken finished 10th in the discus throw with a toss of 33.98. She also came in fourth in the javelin with a throw of 40.6, falling just short of the ?A? standard mark that would have qualified her for nationals.

Jasmine Peggese placed sixth in the hammer with a throw of 41.9.

Ishmael Morris began competition for the men?s team with a 10th-place finish in the 100 with a time of 11.29.

Dominick Eastman won the 110-meter hurdles in 14.75 and came in second in the 400-meter hurdles in 55.09?close to the ?B? standard for the event. Landry Cogburn placed fourth in the 110-meter hurdles in 15.44 and Jake Nachtigal came in seventh in 16.27.

Garrett Daugherty was eighth in the 800 with a time of 2:00.55 and Phillip Magos came in ninth in 2:00.87. Daugherty took second in the 1,500 in 4:07.79 and Magos came in eighth in 4:21.84.

Allen placed fifth in the 5,000 in 16:29, before his second place finish in the 10,000. Jacob Heil claimed first in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 10:18.08. The 4×400 ?A? team placed fifth in 3:26.

Ryan Chippeaux placed seventh in the high jump with a leap of 1.86 meters. Mickey Polley came in 10th in the pole vault with a jump of 3.80. Aziz Spellman-Smith took fourth in the triple jump with a leap of 13.49.

In the throwing events, Michael Klaassen came in sixth in the shot put with a toss of 14.09 and placed fifth in the hammer at 47.70. David Loewen took fourth in the javelin with a toss of 51.5.

Coming?The Bluejays are scheduled to compete at the Cowley Invitational Saturday.

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