A handful of area athletes competed at the Drake Relays last week, with several of the individual athletes turning in some impressive finishes.
Ultimately, no one came out on top, but Amanda Chizek of West Hancock, an impressive basketball player, as well as shot putter, came the closest.
Josef Smith, of West Hancock ran a 15.70 in the boys 110 meter hurdles, a time that did not qualify for the finals. Osage's Paige Kisely ran a 16.36 in the girls' 100 meter hurdles, which also did not qualify her to advance.
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Amanda Chizek, of West Hancock, finished 12th in the shot put, with a mark of 37-1.25. Riceville's Abby Marr finished 23rd in the same event, with a 35-1.50.
In the 4x100 meter relay, the Osage girls finished 91st, with a time of 54.04, which did not qualify for the finals. The winning team, Ankeny, ran a 48.93.