The West Bend-Mallard/Gilmore City-Brad-gate's boys track team earned third place in the Cornbelt Conference track meet on May 6. The Wolverines scored 92 points to follow North Union with 109 and GT/RA with 104 points.
The Wolverines' 4x800 relay, with Jeff Riesenbert, Nolan Grimm, Harmon Atwoode and Jesse Zinnel, took first place honors with its time of 9:34 and the 4x200 relay, with Travis Fehr, Nolan Dahlhauser, Jeff Riesenberg and Davey Jergens placed first with a 1:38.52 clocking. The 4x400 relay also took a first place, as the foursome of Jeff Riesenberg, Nolan Dahlhauser, Nolan Grimm and Jesse Zinnel finished with a 3:57 time and the Medley Relay of Travis Fehr, Jeff Riesenberg, Davey Jergens and Jesse Zinnel, took first with a 4:13 clocking.
Also earning a first place finish was Jesse Zinnel in the 1600 meter run with a time of 5:13, WHIEL Davey Jergens took first in the 200 meter dash with a :23.47 clocking and Nolan Dahlhauser took first in the long jump with a leap of 17'10.75".
Davey Jergens finished second in the 100 meter dash with his :11.3 time, while Colton Wickman placed second in the discus, throwing 102' and Nolan Grimm earned second in the 800 meter dash with a time of 5:24.
Jack Banwart finished third in the 110 hurdles with a time of :119.3, while Colton Wickman was third in the shot put, throwing the orb 36'2" and Travis Fehr finished third in the 200 meter dash.
The 4x100 relay of Nolan Dahlhauser, Colton Wickman, Max Lehner and Jack Banwart, earned fourth palce with a :51.20 time. Finishing fifth was Travis Fehr in the100 meter dash with an :11.6 time, while Jack Banwart finished fifth with a time of 1:11 in the 400 meter low hurdles. Harmon Atwood palced fifth in the 800 meter run with a 2:33 effort and Max Lehner rounded out the finishes with a 1:04 time in the 400 meter dash.
"For a very windy night, we ran some decent races and had some personal bests," noted WBM/GCB Coach Jerry Vanderhorst. "This was the last Cornbelt Conference meet ever and throughout its history, teams from the conference have sown they can compete and do well at the state level. It's been a great time!"