Tanager track teams attend Lennox Booster Club qualifier

Tanager track teams attend Lennox Booster Club qualifier
On Friday, April 21, the Tanager track and field teams entered the Booster Club Qualifier in Lennox with a field of eight schools � Brandon Valley, Dakota Valley, Freeman, Lennox, Sioux Falls Lincoln, Mitchell, Parkston, and Vermillion. No team points were kept.

Individual Tanager girls' results were:

Krista Froke placed fifth in the high jump. Nicole Orr was third in the 100M hurdles, and won the 300M hurdles in 47.7 (faster state Q time). Froke came in sixth.

The 100M dash had Karissa Martin finishing fifth. Alexa Walker won the 200M dash in 28.1, and Martin was third. Alicia Brown won the 400M dash (59.2). Emily Renner was second in the 1600 M run.

The 4x100M relay team (Kinsey Weydert, Hannah Korcuska, Walker and Sarah Day) placed fifth.

The foursome of Orr, Annie Roche, Brittney Babb, and Brown won the 4x200M in 1:49.4. The 4x400M was won in 4:09.7 by Tanagers Day, Babb, Roche, and Brown. Vermillion's sprint medley team came in third (Roche, Walker, Day, and Renner).

In the boys' division:

Andrew Pier placed second in the 100M dash. Casey Carlson was fourth in the 800M and Jeff Donnelly was sixth in the 300M hurdles. Pier placed third in the long jump. Thom Mollet placed fourth in the shot put.

The 4x100M relay team came in third (Paul Hammond, Donnelly, Ryan Powell, and Gregg Anderson). The 4x200M relay team (Pier, Freidel, Paul Hammond, and Powell) also placed third. The 4x800M relay team (Broc Gauer, Carlson, D.J. Donahoe, and J.R. Moore) placed fourth. The sprint medley relay team claimed fifth place (Anderson, P. Hammond, Powell, and Gauer).

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