Brodersen sets new discus record at Region 4A meet; Dehner wins 1600M run Tim Brodersen broke the Vermillion High School discus record with a toss of 174'4" as the Tanager boys' track team took second behind Lennox in the Region 4A Track Meet on Thursday, May 17.
The tournament was held at the Canton track complex and among the eight schools entered the final team scores were in this order: First � Lennox, 159; second � Vermillion, 121; third � Elk Point-Jefferson, 103; fourth � Dakota Valley, 102; fifth � Beresford, 80; sixth � Canton, 75; seventh � Alcester-Hudson, 39; and eighth � Harrisburg, 33.
State qualifiers were determined by the first two places in every event. Also, any member who met the state standard in any event during the entire track season is qualified.
Brodersen set the new Vermillion High School discus record which was held by Kurt Seibel, whose record of 172'8" had stood up for 21 years.
Field events results for Vermillion were:
Discus � Brodersen, first with a toss of 174'4", and Tim Russell, second; shot put � Anthony Senne, first (45'7.25") and Brodersen, fifth; long jump � Quincy Christy, third and Kellen Cusick, eighth; high jump � Paul Tims, eighth.
Eddie Filipovic placed first in both the 100M dash (10.6) and 200M (22.58). Also in the 200M dash, Christie placed second, and Dan Tolsma was third. The 400M dash had Adam Brooks in seventh place.
In the 800M run, Bart Miller was second, and Eric Dehner won the 1600M run with a time of 4:27.5. Darryl Neufeld came in first in the 3200M (10:09.1) and Tyler Brown finished in fifth place.
In the relays, the 4x100M had a third place finish with the team of Jared Burcham, BJ Reynolds, Cusick, and Tyler Vacek. The 4x400M relay was fifth with team members Tolsma, Dehner, Brooks and Miller. The 4x800M relay team had a fifth place finish (Tyler Brown, Reynolds, Craig Powell and Josh Kyte). Third place was claimed in the medley relay by the team of Cusick, Vacek, Reynolds and Powell.