First Year a Win for Fort Riley Middle School

Fort Riley Middle School’s track season ended on May 9, 2017, at the North Central Kansas League meet.  This was the first year for the team to compete in this competition.  The following are highlights from the league and season.

“The Fort Riley Middle School Track & Field Team competed at the North Central Kansas League track & field meet on Tuesday, May 9th.  The 7th grade boys clinched the league title by scoring 187 points compared to Wamego coming in at 2nd place with 117 points.” – Head Track Coach, Ryan Norton

The following students placed during the meet:

  • 100m dash – Danny Gordon 3rd place
  • 200m dash – Gavin Mendoza 2nd place, Danny Gordon 3rd place
  • 400m dash – Ja’Kobi Albert 1st place
  • 800m run – David Brooks 2nd place
  • 1600m run – Mauro Gonzalez 1st place
  • 75m hurdles – Gavin Mendoza 1st place, Jaylen Partin 2nd place, Ky’rell Taylor 3rd place
  • 4×100 relay – 1st place Gavin Mendoza, Danny Gordon, Ja’Kobi Albert, Jaylen Partin
  • 4×200 relay – 1st place Joan Santana, Ky’rell Taylor, Isaiah Riley, Aiden Cheeks
  • Sprint Medley – 2nd place Gabriel Saraza, Isaiah Riley, Joan Santana, Colton Collins
  • High Jump – Caleb Krugh 2nd place
  • Long Jump – Ja’Kobi Albert 1st place, Gavin Mendoza 2nd place, Jaylen Partin 3rd place
  • Triple Jump – Ja’Kobi Albert 1st place
  • Discus – Moeva Pine 1st place, Isaiah Riley 2nd place
  • Setting new NCKL records and school records
  • Ja’Kobi Albert Long jump 17’8” and triple jump 36’9”

Setting new school records throughout the season:

  • Moeva Pine, 7th grade boys shot put 31’8.50” and javelin 92’4”
  • Christopher Garland, 8th grade boys shot put 43’1”
  • Tayden Stephen, 8th Grade boys javelin 97’6”
  • 8th grade boys shuttle hurdle relay: Riley Free, Damion Smith, Chamarean Speight, Isaiah Medrano
  • Tynijah Kelley, 8th grade girls long jump and triple jump

Congratulations Troopers!

Article provided by Fort Riley Middle School Athletic Director, Brad Bascue.

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