Golden Eagles finish strong at MCGE Coed Invite

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record
Jenna Speer takes the baton from McKayla Partlow in the 4 x 800 meter relay Wednesday.

The Mercer County Girls placed first and the boys third at the 2015 MCGE Coed Invite Wednesday, April 29.

The girls finished with 157 points a good 53 points ahead of the second place Monmouth-Roseville Titans. First place finishes for Mercer County were: Emily Weeks in the 800 meter run; Carlea Kiddoo in the 100 meter hurdles; Morgan Joy in the 400 meter dash; 4 x 200 meter relay team; Kenzie Baker in the 100 and 200 meter dash; Ellie Lower in the triple jump and Joy Bowie in the pole vault;

On the boys side ROWVA won with 136 points, Rockridge placed second with 129 points and the Golden Eagles third with 111 points.

Team scores for the girls were: Mercer County, 157; Monmouth-Roseville, 104.33; Orion, 79; Rockridge, 70.33; United, 50; ROWVA, 42; Cambridge, 28; Cambridge, 28; Galva, 12 and Abingdon, .33.

Boys scores were: ROWVA, 136; Rockridge, 129; Mercer County, 111; Monmouth-Roseville, 75; Orion, 37; Cambridge, 27; Galva, 19; United, 15 and Sherrard, 6.

First place finishes for the Mercer County boys were: Adam Huffstutler in the 110 meter hurdles and Quinton King in the 100 meter dash.