Bowen leads RMS 8 trackboys over Wawasee

Hale Bowen won three races to lead the Riverview Middle School boys' eighth grade track and field team over visiting Wawasee on Thursday, May 1.

Bowen logged gold finishes in the 100, 200, and 400-meter dashes.

Daniel Shively and Mitchell Geller placed first in the 110-meter hurdles and the 200-meter hurdles, respectively, while Logan Vander Velden was the top finisher in the 800-meter run.

The 400-meter and 1,600-meter relay teams won their events to round out the Raiders' titles in track events.

In field competition, Cory Bustos topped high jump, Gage Sandlin out-leapt the field in long jump and Joe Stoffel had the longest heave in shot put.

The seventh grade team fell to Wawasee. Contributions to Riverview's register came from Logan Hippensteel in the 400 dash, Andrew Smekens in the 200 hurdles, the 400 and 1,600 relay squads and Christian Graft and Damon Kaylor in discus and shot put, respectively.