DES MOINES - Several Messenger-area athletes were in action on Friday at the Drake Relays inside Drake Stadium.
The Algona boys sprint medley relay of Keagan Zwiefel, Joe Teague, Esden Carroll and Bo Hjelle placed third in a time of 3:29.98. Linn-Mar (3:26.89) took home top honors.
Hjelle was also seventh (1:57.26) in the 800. Sioux City East's Carter Lilly (1:54.62) was the winner.
Emmetsburg's Allen Jensen finished 22nd (15.50) in the 110-hurdle prelims.
Pocahontas Area's quartet of Dominic Johnson, Jake Kopriva, Tyler Case and Draven Barth tied with Fort Dodge for 54th (44.92) in the 4x100 prelims.
In girls competition, Manson Northwest Webster's Ellie Herzberg checked in 17th (12.91) in the 100 prelims. Webster City's Allie Flaws was 25th (13.10) in that same event, while Ashley Henkenius of South Central Calhoun was 30th (13.38).
Manson Northwest Webster's 4x100 of Kim Hokinson, Ellie Herzberg, Michelle Dolder and Cloie Herzberg was 36th (51.37) in the prelims.