5/24/2019 9:33:00 AM Smith breaks school shot put record; several from area advance to sections
Section 3A East Meet Berths at the Section 3A Meet were on the line Thursday in Redwood Falls as area teams took part in the Section 3A East sub-section meet.
The top four finishers in each event automatically qualified to advance to sections. Additional section berths were determined by combining the results of the three sub-section meets, with the top four non-automatic qualifiers advancing.
In the team standings, Redwood Valley swept the girls and boys titles. The Cardinal girls scored 160.83 points while the boys had 181.5 points.
Windom placed fourth in the girls standings with 95 points. Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey was sixth with 49.33 points and Westbrook-Walnut Grove/Red Rock Central was eighth with 39.83.
For the boys, MLAC finished in third place with 99 points. Windom was fifth with 72. WWG/RRC was eighth with 33.
Windom Windom's girls were led by sophomore Delaney Smith, who captured a pair of sub-section titles. Smith established a new Windom school record in the shot put with a throw of 42-11. The previous record was 42-5½, set by Hannah Steele. Smith added a victory in the discus (125-10½).
Sophomore Gracie Bucher added a first-place finish in the 800-meter run (2:26.58). Windom's team of Lucy Stevens, Mikalah Konz, Bucher and Shiro Ogeka won the 4x200 relay (1:52.32) and the team of Bucher, Konz, Ogeka and Stevens won the 4x400 relay (4:22.07).
Stevens added a runner-up finish in the 400 (1:03.51).Victoria Christoffer placed fourth in both the long jump (14-5½) and triple jump (31-10). Christoffer also earned a wild-card section berth in the 100 hurdles, finishing sixth (18.37).
Other wild-card section entries for the Eagle girls included Ogeka, sho finished fifth in the triple jump (31-9), Brooklyn Paulson, who tied for sixth in the pole vault (7-0) and Valerie Schutz, who was tied for seventh in the high jump (4-4). Windom added a wild-card berth in the 4x100 relay, finishing fifth (56.65).
For the Eagle boys, Andres Cazares-Reyes led the Eagles, placing second in the shot put (45-3) and third in the discus (132-8).
Josh Samdal added a runner-up finish in the long jump (20-5½) and earned a wild-card berth in the 100 dash, placing fifth (12.07). Cameron Alm placed third in the 800 (2:09.58). Patrick Green was third in the 1,600 (4:57.72). Windom's team of Gil Parent, Alm, Eathan Wilson and Green placed second in the 4x800 relay (8:56.81). Windom took third in the 4x400 relay (3:40.71) and fourth in the 4x100 relay (49.45).
Other wild card section berths for the Eagle boys were Oliver Ball in the discus, placing sixth (120-5) and Alex Altman in the discus, finishing seventh (118-3).
MLAC MLAC's girls were led by Tiegan Meyer, who captured the sub-section high jump title, clearing 4-10.
Kearney Wall placed second in the discus (86-9¼). Saige Wall finished third in the shot put (32-7). Haily Green placed fourth in the 300 hurdles (52.05).
MLAC's girls earned a trio of wild card berths in the relays after taking fifth in the 4x200 (1:58.68), fifth in the 4x800 (11:43.77) and sixth in the 4x400 (4:42.20). Michala Morin added a wild card berth in the high jump after finishing sixth (4-6).
MLAC's boys were paced by Sam Paulson and Ryan Blomgren, who each had a win and a fourth-place finish. Paulson ran to victory in the 300 hurdles (44.58) and placed fourth in the triple jump (38-11). Blomgren captured the 1,600 with a career-best time of 4:53.19 and added a fourth-place finish in the 800 (2:13.95). Ethan Klassen added a victory in the 110 hurdles (18.92).
Eli Samuelson added a runner-up finish in the 100 dash (11.63). Kody Wassman was third in the 3,200 (11:01.94). Ben Nachreiner placed fourth in the 200 (24.84). Joey Baldone was fourth in the 110 hurdles (20.87). The team of Eli Karschnik, Samuelson, Jordan Toll and Paulson placed second in the 4x100 relay (46.80). MLAC added a third-place finish in the 4x200 (1:37.14) and was fourth in both the 4x400 (3:53.27) and 4x800 (9:44.54).
WWG/RRC WWG/RRC's girls were led by a pair of third-place finishers. Elizabeth Strock took third in the 200 (28.66) and Kennedy Vold placed third in the pole vault (7-6). Kelsey DeSmith added a fourth-place finish in the 100 dash (13.88).
WWG/RRC's team of Vanessa Kedl, Hunnter Bloch, Strock and DeSmith placed second in the 4x200 relay (1:54.86). WWG/RRC added a third-place finish in the 4x100 relay (55.22).
Wild card berths at sections were earned by Abby Wiggins, who placed fifth in the pole vault (7-0), DeSmith, who placed seventh in the high jump (4-4) and Kedl, who took 10th in the high jump (4-4).
WWG/RRC's boys were led by Dalton Piotter, who finished second in the 3,200 (10:40.27). Cody Willard placed second in the 100 dash (11.77). Gabe Krick was third in the 400 (57.13). WWG/RRC added a fourth-place finish in the 4x200 relay (1:46.16).
Wild card berths were earned by Krick, who placed sixth in the pole vault (10-3) and by the 4x400 relay team, which placed sixth (4:17.52).
Next meets: Check for updates after each meet. Windom: at Section 3A Meet (Luverne), May 30 MLAC: at Section 3A Meet (Luverne), May 30 WWG/RRC: at Section 3A Meet (Luverne), May 30