Dodgers win 8 golds at middle school relays

Dodgers win 8 golds

-Messenger photo by Britt Kudla Javion Jondle of Fort Dodge compete in the High Jump during Dodgers Relays on Monday. For more photos see

The Fort Dodge middle school boys track squads hosted their annual Dodger Relays on Monday.

The FDSH seventh graders placed second as a team, while the eighth graders were third.

In the seventh grade competition, Damarious Knight-Clark won the 100-meter dash (13.67), while Carter Anderson took the 400-meter dash (1:06.00).

Ty Adams was the gold medalist in the 100-meter hurdles (19.38). The Dodgers also took the 4×200 relay (1:54.97) and 4×800 (11:05.55).

Clark was a runner-up in the 200-meter dash (27.33), as was Bo Cowell in the 800-meter run (2:44.58) and Jordan Cerwick in the 100 hurdles (19.82) and Gavin Doebel in the 1600-meter run (6:01.19).

The Eagle Grove seventh graders took the distance medley in 4:51.01. Eagle Jake Jeske was victorious in the discus (96-8).

On the eighth grade side, Dodger Ryan Madden earned a victory in the 800-meter run (2:26.17) and 1600-meter run (5:23.39). Javion Jondle took the high jump crown (5-3).

Jondle was second in the 100 (13.00), as was Landon Meyer in the 400 (59.80) and Riley Edwards in the 800 (2:30.10).

Madden was a silver medalist in the high jump (5-2). Fort Dodge was also a runner-up in both the 4×100 (52.50) and 4×200 (2:05.31).

Eagle Grove’s Jack Mendoza captured the shot put championship (38-8), with teammate Damon Richter placing second (38-7).

The Fort Dodge teams run next Monday at Indianola.