Track athletes battle cold, wind at VHS Booster Club Earlybird

Track athletes battle cold, wind at VHS Booster Club Earlybird by Jim Prosser Generally in the spring, when the date of a track meet is posted, it is followed by the notice �postponed due to weather!�

That�s what happened with the VHS Booster Club �Earlybird� scheduled for April 10. It was rescheduled for April 27 with a reduced size field of teams able the participate. Five schools competed in both girls and boys divisions on a cold, windy, threatening afternoon. Final team standings for the boys were: First, Lennox � 92, second, Harrisburg � 78, third, Vermillion � 76, fourth, Dakota Valley � 72, fifth, Alcester-Hudson � 52.

Final girls team standings were: First, Lennox � 194, second, Vermillion � 93, third, Harrisburg � 36, fourth, Dakota Valley � 30, fifth, Alcester-Hudson � 18.

Tanager boys results were: Shot put � first, Anthony Senne (43' 11"), second, Dave Jensen;

Discus � first, Tim Broderson (142' 1"), fifth, Tim Russell;

Long jump � third, Cullen Iverson, fourth, Todd Anderson;

Triple jump � fourth, Anderson, fifth, Iverson;

300 meter hurdles � second, Seth Nesselhuf, third, Dan Tolsma.

100 meter dash � James Burcham;

200 meter dash � Eddie Filipovic (23.7);

400 meter dash � sixth, Chris Hoffman;

800 meter run � second, Jordan Thompson, sixth, Elliot Hasse;

1600 meter run � second, John Ring, third, Eric Dehner;

3200 meter run � second, Darryl Neufeld.

4 x 100 � fifth, (James Burcham, Josh Kyte, Brandon Gann, Dave Hanson);

4 x 200 � fifth, (Tyler Vacek,

Kris Hoffman, Dan Tolsma, Eddie Filipovic);

4 x 400 � fourth, (Vacek, Thompson, Broderson, Kyte).

Tanager Girls results: Shot put � first, Sarah Mollet (36' 25");

High jump � third, Jaclyn Powell, fifth, Meggie Donnelly;

Long jump � third, Kayla Larson, fourth, Laura Burcham;

Triple jump � first, Burcham (31' 3");

100 meter hurdles � fourth, Salina Dunkeson;

300 meter hurdles � second, Jacy Henderson;

100 meter dash � third, Elly Kjose;

200 meter dash � fourth, Kjose, sixth, Dunkeson;

400 meter dash � third, Tessa Tuetken;

800 meter run � second, Michelle Rasmussen, third, Meghan Griffith, fifth, Leslie Larson;

1600 meter run � fifth, Morgan Hollingsworth;

3200 meter run � third, Natalie Tuetken, fourth, Emily Pier;

4 x 100 relay � second (Kjose, Burcham, Powell, Kelly Peterson);

4 x 200 relay � second, (Kjose, Powell, Henderson, Peterson);

4 x 400 relay � second, (Henderson, T. Tuetken, Molly Meyer, B. Pier);

4 x 800 relay � second, Kathy Plate, Rasmussen, Meyers, B. Pier);

Medley � second, (Powell, Burcham, Peterson, B. Pier).

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