Tanager track teams at Howard Wood Relays

Tanager track teams at Howard Wood Relays
The Tanager track and field teams entered the annual Howard Wood Relays in Sioux Falls on May 5 and 6, with more than 2,000 high school athletes.

In the girls' division, Alicia Brown placed second in the special event 200M dash, with a Tanager school record time of 25.16 seconds (state qualified).

Nicole Orr placed second in the 300M hurdles (46.53 � state qualified) and eighth in the 100M hurdles (state qualified in semis � 15.57).


The girls' 4x200M relay team (Orr, Brittney Babb, Annie Roche, and Brown) placed seventh with a state qualifying time of 1:47.35. The same foursome placed seventh in the 4x400M.

In the boys' division, the sprint medley relay team did not place but claimed a state qualified time of 3:46.47 (Andrew Pier, Jerrod Freidel, Ryan Powell, and Broc Gauer).

The following have already qualified for the state meet:

Dashes: Alicia Brown (100M � 12.40, 200M � 25.17, 400M � 58.40); Ryan Powell (400M � 51.70).

Hurdles: Nicole Orr (100M � 15.40, 300M � 46.30.

High jump: Bobby Dykstra (6'4").

Relays: Girls' (4x100M � 52.10, 4x200M � 1:47.2, 4x400M � 4:07.6); Boys' (1600M sprint medley � 3:46.4). Participants in the relay teams are determined pending changes due to injuries or other conflicts in their schedules.

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