PREP TRACK AND FIELD ROUNDUP: Thony wins four events to lead MCCSLAYTON — Murray County Central’s boys’ and girls’ track and field squads each finished in first place at the seven-team MCC Invitational Monday afternoon.
By: Daily Globe, Worthington Daily Globe
SLAYTON — Murray County Central’s boys’ and girls’ track and field squads each finished in first place at the seven-team MCC Invitational Monday afternoon.
Paced by four gold-medal performances from Jack Thony, the Rebels scored 154 points to win the boys’ team title. Fulda finished second with 99 points, followed by Pipestone Area (92), Tracy-Milroy-Balaton (84), Southwest Christian/Edgerton (49), Adrian (38) and Russell-Tyler-Ruthton (35).
MCC’s girls, led by a pair of first-place finishes from Hannah Schmidt, scored a total of 129 points to win the team championship. Fulda was second with 106 points, with T-M-B (82), PA (69), Adrian (67), SWC/E (59) and R-T-R (42) completing the team standings.
Thony won the 100-meter dash (11.74), 200-meter dash (23.27), 400-meter dash (51.26) and long jump (19-3.5). The Rebels’ Jan Hlozek and Patrick Platt went 1-2 in the 3,200-meter run with times of 11:59.90 and 12:14.50, respectively.
MCC’s Tanner Nepp won the shot put (47-2) and finished third in the discus (126-5), while Sam Beech was second in the discus (126-6). Tyler Schotting (45.54) and Max Whitehead (46.54) went 2-3 in the 300-meter hurdles for the Rebels.
Fulda’s Nate Getting (800-meter run, 2:09.60), Max Dibble (discus, 137-8) and Kyle Kirlin (pole vault, 12-9) each won an event, while the Raiders won both the 4x100 (49.01) and 4x400 (3:47.58) relays.
Dibble added a third-place finish in the shot put (43-4), while Josh Ramerth (second, triple jump, 36-11.5) and Alex Holmes (third, pole vault, 10-6) had other top performances for Fulda.
PA’s Andrew Berg won the 1,600-meter run with a time of 4:52.80. Aaron Kozlowski (110-meter hurdles, 16.13) and Sawyer Pals (triple jump, 39-8) also won an event for the Arrows.
Kozlowski (200, 23.81) and Pals (long jump, 19-2.5) both had a second-place finish, as well. Mason Reynolds was second in the 100 (12.63), and PA’s 4x800-meter relay won with a time of 9:25.25.
T-M-B’s Eric Donner took home first in the high jump (5-10), while Asa Nelson (pole vault, 10-6), Tommy Nelson (shot put, 43-10.5), Matt LaVoy (1,600, 4:55.80) and Marco Perez (800, 2:12.30) each collected a silver medal for the Panthers.
SWC/E won the 4x200 relay (1:42.12), and Austin LaFollette won the 300 hurdles (41.75) in addition to taking second in the 110 hurdles (17.20) and third in the 200 (24.66). Spencer Kiers (55.68) was third in the 400 for the Eagles.
Adrian’s Dawson White (100, 12.69) and Jase Pater (1,600, 5:01.50) each had a third-place finish.
Schmidt won both the 100 (13.70) and long jump (15-11.5) in addition to taking third in the 200 (28.14) for MCC’s girls. Kara Homandberg, who placed third in the long jump (15-2), was second in both the 100 (14.12) and 200 (27.96).
Dunnevan Muldoon (pole vault, 8-0) and Crystal Van Iperen (high jump, 4-10) also won an event for MCC, while the Rebels’ 4x100 relay team clocking a winning time of 54.20. Paris Thomas rounded out the highlight performances for MCC with a second (300 hurdles, 50.86) and a third (100 hurdles, 17.94).
Fulda’s Tiffany Gehl (13:08.95) and Sariah Cheadle (13:41.30) went 1-2 in the 3,200, while Sylvia Zanini won both the shot put (40-7) and discus (130-5).
Gehl (1,600, 5:46.00), Zanini (100 hurdles, 17.28), Cheadle (triple jump, 32-4), Micaela Paulzine (pole vault, 7-6) and Sydney Cuperus (discus, 99-6) each had a second-place finish for the Raiders.
T-M-B won the 4x200 relay (1:52.84). Panthers Sammie Gervais (4-8) and Kendra Ludeman (4-6) went 2-3 in the high jump, while Kelli Soupir (400, 1:02.80), Morgan Hoffbeck (800, 2:40.50), Anna Peterson (pole vault, 7-6) and Kassidy Przymus (shot put, 31-5; discus, 95-6) each had third-place finishes for the Panthers.
PA’s Tia Miller won the 100 hurdles (16.88), while Claire Femrite (400, 1:02.70) and Lauren Houg (shot put, 31-5) each had a second. Ashley Griebel (100, 14.22) and Maria Spanier (300 hurdles, 51.58) each had a third for the Arrows.
Adrian won both the 4x400 (4:15.81) and 4x800 (10:22.15) relays and had a pair of individual winners — Austyn Thier (400, 1:01.44) and Nicole Slater (1,600, 5:29.64). Megan Sauer was second in the 800 (2:38.60) and Morgan Sauer was third in the 1,600 (5:56.80).
SWC/E’s Hannah Van Dyke won the 300 hurdles (49.38), while Morgan DeRuyter (3,200, 13:58.92) and Rachel Buys (triple jump, 30-8.5) each had a third-place result for the Eagles.
Windom sweeps home meet
WINDOM — The Windom Eagles won both the boys’ and girls’ team titles at the Windom Invitational Monday afternoon.
Windom’s boys scored 195 points, followed by Westbrook-Walnut Grove/Red Rock Central (119), Mountain Lake Christian (65) and Wabasso (50).
Windom’s girls scored 163 points, with Wabasso (134), W-WG/RRC (112) and MLC (37) rounding out the standings.
Michael Rivera won the 100-meter dash (11.79) and placed second in the long jump (17-0.5) for Windom’s boys. Brady Ysker-Giefer won the discus (113-8), Brown Ogeka won the 1,600 (5:12.49) and Vincent Raia won the 3,200 (13:23.67) for the Eagles.
W-WG/RRC’s Levi Bunting won both the 110 hurdles (16.75) and 300 hurdles (45.41). Lasse Bahr won the 200 (25.24) and was second in the 400 (55.96).
Windom’s Hannah Steele (39-3 and 121-7) and Holly Larson (30-7 and 98-2) went 1-2 in both the shot put and discus.
Megan Muller won the 100 (13.37) for the Eagles, Danyel Post won the 300 hurdles (52.31) and Kelcey Olson won the pole vault (8-9).
Hailey Osland (triple jump, 30-1), Melanie Kedl (high jump, 4-10) and Mckenzie Deprez (800, 2:52.54) each won an event for W-WG/RRC.