Carlisle Girls Finish Fourth in Large-Class Ankeny Meet

Carlisle Girls Finish Fourth in Large-Class Ankeny Meet

The girls track and field team continued its outdoor season at the Ankeny Hawkette Invitational April 4. The eight-team invitational is one of the top metro-area meets of the season, with the other seven teams in the field being 4A CIML schools. Despite competing up a class for the second time this season, the Wildcats held their own, finishing fourth overall in the team scoring. The following top-three performances highlighted the scoring for the Wildcats:

  • Megan Sievers (SR) finished 2nd in a tight battle in the 3000 meter run in a time of 11:42.65. 
  • Jocelyn Haack (SR) used a furious last sprint and lean over the final hurdle to nab 2nd place by .02 seconds in a time of 17.17. 
  • The Sprint Medley Relay team of Tristine Viers (JR), Natalea Statler (JR), Paige Mercer (SR), and Ainsley Erzen (FR) finished 2nd in the 2nd fastest time in school history with a mark of 1:53.76. 
  • The Shuttle Hurdle Relay squad of Morgan Lose (JR), Tristine Viers (JR), Cam Mesecher (SR), and Jocelyn Haack (SR) ran to a 3rd place finish in 1:11.23. 
  • Adelynn Ahartz (SR) switched over from long jump to high jump this meet and once again notched a top-2 finish, placing 2nd with a leap of 4 feet 10 inches. 
  • Meredith Hoffman (JR) unleashed a lifetime best throw in the discus of 107 feet 8 inches to finish in 2nd place in the competition. 


Varsity Team Placing

  1. Southeast Polk – 148
  2. Ankeny Centennial - 146
  3. Ankeny - 112
  4. Carlisle – 64
  5. Urbandale - 54
  6. Valley - 49
  7. Indianola - 13
  8. Johnston - 3

Full results of all events can be found at: