WHS track athletes compete in big meets

WHS track athletes compete in big meets by Ally Eckert Wakonda's track team participated in the Menno Relays on April 20. The boys placed fourth out of 13 and the girls placed 12th out of 13.

The boys' 3200 meter relay team consisting of Eric Skonhovd, Jason Holoch, Rob Gregoire and Nick Skonhovd placed first with a time of 8:42.26.

In the 110 meter hurdles, Tyler Knudson placed fifth with a time of 17.07. In the 100 meter dash, Brett Logue placed sixth with a time of 12.02, Allen Alsdorf finished with 12.76, and Knudson had 12.94.

Wakonda took the top three places in the 1600 meter run. Gregoire took first with 4:50.06, Holoch followed with 4:57.70, and third was taken by N. Skonhovd with 5:06.07. Alsdorf finished the 400 meter dash with a time 63.79. Knudson finished the 300 meter hurdles with a time of 50.18 and the 200 meter dash in 26.65.

Gregoire took first in the 3200 meter run with a time of 10:37.69 followed by N. Skonhovd with a time of 11:05.56. Logue took fourth in the long jump with a distance of 18'11" and second in the triple jump with 38'1". Alsdorf marked at 30'7" in the shot put.

Kelli Morrison finished the 100 meter dash in 15.97 and the 200 meter dash in 34.51. Katie Sokolowski placed second in the 3200 meter run. Morrison finished the long jump with a distance of 11'3".

The Wakonda track team competed in the Jim Flevares Relays on April 24. Wakonda's boys placed third out of 14.

The boys 3200 relay team did it again. They came in first and set a new school record with a time of 8:31.03. Knudson finished the 110 meter hurdles in 18.54. Gregoire finished

first in the 1600 meter run in 4:53.81. Following him was Holoch, who finished in 4:58.13. N. Skonhovd took fourth with a time of 5:10.26. Holoch finished second in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:12.02.

Gregoire also took first in the 3200 meter run with a time of 10:37.59 followed by N. Skonhovd with a time of 11:02.91. Logue finished second in the triple jump with a distance of 40'10". Logue also placed third in the long jump with a distance of 19'4" and Jordan Mayer finished with a distance of 15'1". Knudson finished the 200 meter dash in 17.59 and Mayer finished in 26.55.

Morrison finished the 100 meter dash in 15.74 and Tasha Goeden finished in 14.95. Kelli Johnston finished the 1600 meter run in 6:54.6, Jennifer Devine finished in 7:52.4 and Sokolowski finished in 6:27.25. Johnston finished the 800 meter run in 3:05.10 and Devine finished in 3:32.2.

Morrison finished the 200 meter dash in 3.53 and Goeden finished in 32.09. Sokolowski took third in the 3200 meter run with a time of 13:13.18. Morrison marked a distance of 11'11" and Sokolowski leapt 12'5" in the long jump. Sokolowski also measured 4'4" in the high jump.

So far this year, the 3200 meter boys relay team consisting of Eric Skonhovd, Jason Holoch, Rob Gregoire, and Nick Skonhovd has qualified for the state track meet.

Also, Rob Gregoire will compete in the individual 3200 meter run at the state meet in Sioux Falls, May 28 and 29.

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