Grand Slam Does in Bees in 9th/State Track & Field Results

A WALK-OFF GRAND SLAM HOMER IN THE 9TH INNING BY BYRON BUXTON GAVE THE CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS A 7 TO 6 WIN OVER THE BURLINGTON BEES LAST(THUR) NITE. 

 

THE BEES RETURN TO COMMUNITY FIELD TONITE(FRI), TO BEGIN A 4-GAME HOMESTAND AGAINST THE WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS.  YOU CAN HEAR IT ALL…STARTING WITH BRANDON MARCUS’s PRE-GAME PROGRAM…AT 6:10.   THE FIRST PITCH IS AT 6:30.

 

 

BURLINGTON’S JUSTIN RANDALL YESTERDAY BECAME ONLY THE 6TH ATHLETE IN IOWA HISTORY TO WIN HIS SECOND STRAIGHT STATE HIGH-JUMP TITLE.   THE BHS SENIOR WENT 6-FEET-8-INCHES, BUT MISSED THREE ATTEMPTS TO TIE LEON WILSON’S 1982 SCHOOL RECORD OF 6-10.   OTHER TOP-TIER FINISHERS AMONG THE BOYS YESTERDAY WERE FT. MADISON’S RAHEEM BLACK, 2ND IN THE 400 METER RUN…MT. PLEASANT, FIRST IN THE 3A SHUTTLE HURDLE RELAY PRELIMS…FT. MADISON’S ISAAC STEFFENSMEIER, 5TH IN THE 3A 32-HUNDRED METER RUN…JUSTIN DUNN OF MT. PLEASANT, 3RD IN THE DISCUS(ALSO IN 3A)…DARRION SANDERS OF KEOKUK, 4TH IN THE 3A 100-METER PRELIMS…MEDIAPOLIS, 7TH IN THE 2A 4-BY-800 RELAY…FT. MADISON, 4TH IN THE 3A 4-BY-800 RELAY…DARRION SANDERS OF KEOKUK(AGAIN), FIRST IN THE 3A 200-METER PRELIMS.  WACO CAME IN 6TH IN THE 1A SHUTTLE HURDLE RELAY PRELIMS.

 

IN THE GIRLS COMPETITION…WINFIELD-MT. UNION FINISHED FIRST IN THE 1A SHUTTLE HURDLE RELAY PRELIMINARIES…KAITLYN HESS OF DANVILLE WAS 6TH IN THE 1A 100-METER DASH PRELIMS…IN 2A, HEAVEN CHANDLER OF COLUMBUS PLACED 8TH IN THE LONG JUMP…TEAMMATE BECCA DAVISON WAS 10TH…AND RAEGAN OLSON OF WB-ND CAME IN 13TH…IN 3A, KAYLEE ALVAREZ OF FT. MADISON CAME IN 12TH AND TEAMMATE SARAH STEFFENSMEIER PLACED 19TH IN THE 3-THOUSAND METERS…MT. PLEASANT WAS 5TH IN THE 4-BY-800 RELAY…MT. PLEASANT PLACED FIRST IN THE SHUTTLE HURDLE RELAY PRELIMS…AND IN 4A, BURLINGTON WAS 13TH IN THE SHUTTLE HURDLE RELAY PRELIMINARIES.

 

ON THE ILLINOIS SIDE OF THE RIVER…THE ILLINI WEST GIRLS ADVANCED FOUR RELAY TEAMS AT THE STATE CLASS 1A MEET IN CHARLESTON.

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