Topham Wins Drake 3000 Title


April 27th, 2012 by Jim Field

Griswold freshman Rebekah Topham has captured the Drake Relays girls high school 3000 meter title. Topham won in a time of 9:58.39. Her time was about five and a half seconds faster than anyone else in Thursday’s race.

Also locally from the Drake Relays Thursday, Chaley Rath of Treynor placed third in the girls high jump clearing five-feet-seven inches.  In the boys discus finals, AJ Scarborough of Fremont-Mills placed sixth with a toss of 163-feet-three-inches, Tyler Hovey of Atlantic was 16th with a throw of 149-feet-four-inches and Dallas Franks of Fremont-Mills was 19th at 146-feet-ten-inches.  In the girls shot put, Kaylee Blake of IKM-Manning was 13th with a toss of 38-feet-and-one-half-inch.  Grant May of Glenwood placed 21st in the boys long jump and Brandon Phipps of Creston placed 21st in the boys 3200 meters.