Section 2A South Meet
Windom and Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey traveled to Mapleton Thursday for the Section 2A South track and field meet.
The top eight individuals in each event and the top four relays advance to the Section 2A Meet, which will be held June 4 at Mankato West High School.
Windom’s boys and girls each have seven individual section qualifiers and two qualifying relays.
The Eagle boys were led by senior Dylan Serreyn, who captured sub-section championships in the high jump (6-2), long jump (20-5) and triple jump (44-11½). Serreyn broke the Windom school record in the triple jump on each of his first two jumps of the competition, finishing with a best jump of 44-11½. That broke the previous record of 44-½, which Serreyn had set at a meet earlier in the season.
Alex Altman and Aaden Nauman each advanced to sections in two individual events. Altman placed third in the shot put (45-11½) and fourth in the discus (140-5). Nauman was sixth in the 1,600 (4:50.76) and eighth in the 3,200 (10:43.36).
Job Ogeka placed second in the triple jump (39-7½). Bryan Macario added a third-place finish in the 400 (52.83). Kevin Bleess was fourth in the long jump (19-½). Teigen Wormstadt was fifth in the 300 hurdles (44.76).
Windom’s team of Macario, Carter Vancura, Wormstadt and Bleess placed third in the 4×400 relay (3:38.05). The team of Zach Squires, Eli Bordewyk, Thomas Green and Jacob Green was fourth in the 4×800 relay (9:13.99).
For the Eagle girls, Elliot Espenson advanced to sections in three individual events. Espenson placed first in the long jump (14-11¼), second in the shot put (32-0) and third in the discus (101-2).
Kaylee Walklin added a runner-up finish in the 3,200 (11:45.64). Lucy Stevens was third in the 400 (1:03.41). Erika Lopez took third in the 1,600 (5:54.89). Haidyn Sammons was fifth in the 3,200 (12:39.18). Hadley Sammons placed seventh in the 400 (1:07.31). Victoria Robillard placed eighth in the 800 (2:50.90).
Windom’s team of Hannah Dauer, Haidyn Sammons, Lopez and Walklin placed second in the 4×800 relay (10:29.23). The team of Walklin, Hadley Sammons, Dauer and Stevens took second in the 4×400 relay (4:29.05).
MLAC’s boys and girls each had six individual section qualifiers, while the Wolverine boys also had one qualifying relay team.
MLAC’s boys flexed their muscle in the 800-meter distance, with Kody Wassman taking second (2:05.90), Zach Klassen third (2:06.70) and Caden Swoboda fourth (2:07.89). The team of Klassen, Ethan Schroeder, Swoboda and Wassman added a win in the 4×800 relay (8:42.78).
Tido Xayachak added a runner-up finish in the pole vault (11-0). Cayden LaPointe placed fourth in the 110 hurdles (16.87) and sixth in the 300 hurdles (44.94). Cole Kleven laced sixth in the 400 (54.00).
MLAC’s girls were led by Lana Kestner, who ran to a runner-up finish in the 400 (1:02.52). Kate Janzen placed third in the 800 (2:36.29). Haily Green was sixth in the 300 hurdles (52.23) and eighth in the 100 hurdles (17.99). Kearney Wall placed sixth in the discus (87-7). Tiegan Meyer was seventh in the high jump (4-8). Riley Schroeder took eighth in the pole vault (8-0).
Section 3A East Meet
Westbrook-Walnut Grove/Red Rock Central had two athletes qualify for the Section 3A Meet following Thursday’s Section 3A East Meet, held in Redwood Falls.
The top four individuals and relays automatically advance to the section meet. The remaining four spots are the four top performers among non-automatic qualifiers from the combined results of the three sub-section meets.
For the boys, Kole Curry advanced with a fourth-place finish in the 200-meter dash (23.93). Curry also placed sixth in the 100 (11.90) but did not earn a wild-card spot in the event. Bowen Hesse placed eighth in the 110 hurdles (22.63).
The Charger girls saw Kelsey DeSmith advance with a fourth-place finish in the high jump (4-9). Riley Parker placed fifth in the shot put (28-4) but did not earn a wild-card berth. Evelyn Rentschler placed eighth in the 100 hurdles (19.65) but did not earn a wild-card berth.
Next meets: Check for updates after each meet.
Windom: at Section 2A (Mankato West HS), June 4
MLAC: at Section 2A (Mankato West HS), June 4
WWG/RRC: at Section 3A (Pipestone), June 2