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Lady E’Hawks Second At Tomahawk Relays

By Staff | Apr 8, 2008

OUT OF THE BLOCKS - Lady E’Hawk sprinter Jaimee Kerber comes out of the blocks during the Lakes Conference Indoor meet earlier this season. Kerber finished fourth at Friday’s Tomahawk Relays in Cherokee for the Lady E’Hawks, turning in a time of :13.65.--Dan Voigt photo

CHEROKEE – It took awhile, but the Lady E’Hawks of Emmetsburg finally got to run outdoors for the first time this season on Friday at the Tomahawk Relays in Cherokee. Emmetsburg earned a second place finish in the Class A Competition of the event, finishing with 77 points while Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn took the top honors with 108 points.

“The girls did a great job of competing,” noted Emmetsburg Head Coach Jeff Brennan. “It was really great to finally get outside and run.”

The Lady E’Hawks brought home a pair of first place finishes in individual events and one relay event. Jaimee Kerber won the long jump in Class A, leaping 15’1.5” to best the field of jumpers.

Kayla Herbers also earned a first place finish for Emmetsburg in the 400 meter dash, finishing with a time of 1:09.63 for the top honors.

Emmetsburg’s Shuttle Hurdle Relay squad, comprised of Nicole Leuer, Katie Malm, Bailee Moore and Kayla Herbers, took first place with their finishing time of 1:09.68.

The Lady E’Hawks’ 4×100 and 4×400 relays both earned second place finishes at the event. The 4×100 relay, with Jordan Kerber, Katie Malm, Maddison Woodruff and Jaimee Kerber, stopped the clocks in :55.16 for the runner-up honors, while the 4×400 relay, with Tacee Leebens, Bailee Moore, Teanna Leebens and Kayla Herbers, finished second with a 4:24.70 effort.

In addition, Emmetsburg’s 4×200 relay, with the foursome of Jaimee Kerber, Teanna Leebens, Nichole Hasbrouck and Kayla Herbers, earned a third place finish with their time of 1:53.42.

Other placings for Emmetsburg came in the Shot Put, where Alex Lock earned fourth place with a throw of 34’6.5″. In the Discus, Nichole Hasbrouck earned fourth place, throwing the platter 94’10“.

Katie Malm finished fourth in the Long Jump competition, making a leap of 14’1.25″. In the 100 Meter Dash, Jaimee Kerber finished in fourth place with a time of :13.65.

Tacee Leebens ran the 800 Meters in a time of 2:39.86, good for a fourth place finish, while teammate Molli Schmeling earned fifth place in the 800 with her 2:41.67 clocking.

Bailee Moore would finish fifth in the 100 Meter Hurdle event with her time of :17.39, while Mollie Smith ran the 200 Meter Dash in a time of :29:70, good for sixth place. Rounding out the placings for Emmetsburg was Katelyn Schany in the Discus, as she threw 93’10“.

Other efforts from the Lady E’Hawks included Hillary Pico in the Shot Put with a heave of 25’5″ and Jordan Kerber in the 100 Meter Dash with a time of :14.24. Katie Malm finished the 100 Meter Hurdles in a time of :17.87, while Morgan Vlasman finished the 200 Meter Dash in :30.89 and Blake Schany ran the 400 Meter Hurdles in 1:22.38.

The Lady E’Hawks’ Junior Varsity 4×200 relay, comprised of Alisha Dunnick, Maddison Woodruff, Tacee Leebens and Kaitlyn Weisbrod, finished with a 2:02.95 and the JV 4×100 relay, with Tiffany Wollum, Hillary Pico, Nichole Hasbrouck and Nikki Schany, ran a :59.75. Rounding out the efforts was the JV Shuttle Hurdle Relay, as the foursome of Blake Schany, Chelsey Rouse, Nikki Schany and Jordan Morris finished with a 1:16.22 clocking.

“We know where we stand as of now and where we need to go,” Coach Brennan noted. “We did set 18 personal best marks and relay best times, including our relay splits.”

Weather permitting, the Lady E’Hawks were slated to travel to LeMars on Monday for a meet before traveling to Spencer this Friday, April 11, for the Spencer Invitational at 5 p.m.