Local track teams will try to get back on schedule Thursday with a trip to Case Field in Washington for the Demon Co-Ed Relays. Due to a postponement of Tuesday’s meet at Williamsburg, the Washington boys and girls have been off for a week, since traveling to the Panther Co-Ed at Mt. Pleasant Thursday. The Demon boys were led by Micah Rees who won the two mile, smashing the school record and qualifying for the Drake Relays. The team of Kael Williams, Conner Leyden, Tyler Alderton and Seth Shepherd won the distance medley. Leighton Messinger was a double champ for the Demon girls, taking the 100 and high jump, Iris Dahl won the 800, Ryen Pepper was a winner in the 400 hurdles, Pepper, Messinger, Nelly Ponce-Cruz and Kendall Hinrichsen beat the field in the shuttle hurdle relay and Dahl, Taylor Miksch, Taylor Bartholomew and Abigail Kleese were 4×4 champs.

The Mid-Prairie boys have also been off since Mount Pleasant due to the Williamsburg postponement. Jayden Stafford was a three time champion, posting three new PRs as he won gold in the wheelchair 100, 200 and 400. Emmett Swartzentruber won the title in the mile.

Hillcrest Academy is looking to get their outdoor season underway. Due to a cancelation at Mediapolis Tuesday, they have been off since the Central College meet March 16th that finished their indoor season. In Pella, the Ravens were led by Owen Scott with a third place finish in high jump and long jump. Kale Bailey was seventh in high jump and Braden Hartsock also competed. For the Raven girls, Rya Scott was fifth in the 200 and 10th in the 60m. Marie Yoder went fifth in the 3000. Morgyn Nafziger, Niva Helmuth and Natalie Meganathan were also in action.

Due to a cancelation at Mediapolis Tuesday, the Highland boys last ran at Case Field two weeks ago in the Steve Roth Relays where Cayden Day was eighth in the 200. The Highland girls competed at Mediapolis last week with Makenzie Davis taking third in the 400, Hailey Brun fifth in the 100, third for the 4×200 team and fifth for the 4×100.

The WACO boys and girls also come to Case Field Thursday. Due to a postponement of their own relays on Tuesday, the Warrior boys have been off since a meet last week at Van Buren where the top performances included a runner-up for Louden Huisenga in the high jump and second for the shuttle hurdle relay team. For the Warrior girls, they ran at Mediapolis last week where Zoey Dennler was third in the 100 hurdles and fourth in the 400 hurdles. The shuttle hurdle relay team also placed third.

Those teams will be joined by boys and girls teams from Burlington, Fairfield, Fort Madison, Iowa City Liberty, Mount Pleasant, North Cedar, Cedar Rapids Prairie, Tipton and Wapello. Action starts at 3:30 and continues through the evening Thursday.