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Lady E’Hawks Crown Two Champs

By Staff | May 14, 2009

HULL – Emmetsburg’s Lady E’Hawks earned a sixth place team finish at the Lakes Conference Track and Field meet Monday in Hull. The Lady E’Hawks got a pair of championships and All Conference Honors from the 4×200 relay and from Kayla Herbers in the 200 meter dash.

Herbers, a senior for Coach Dan Dooley’s squad, earned the title in the 200 meter dash with her time of :26.05 to earn the All Conference honor. The 4×200 relay won the event with a time of 1:48.42 to earn All Conference Honors as well.

The Shuttle Hurdle Relay would finish second at the league meet, turning in a time of 1:08.40 for the runner-up finish. Blake Schany also earned a second place finish for the Lady E’Hawks with her 1:10.17 effort in the 400-meter hurdles.

Emmetsburg’s 4×100 relay would come home with a third place finish from their :51.81 clocking in the event. The Sprint Medley Relay also placed third off their 1:56.26 time and Mollie Smith would finish third in the 100 meter dash with her time of :12.83.

Jordan Kerber claimed fourth place in the 100 meter dash, finishing with a time of :12.94, while Rachael Moore turned in an 11:40.84 in the 3000 meter run, good for a fourth place finish. The Distance Medley Relay also finished fourth overall, with their time of 4:38.99.

The 4×400 relay squad picked up fifth place honors with a time of 4:17.86 and Katelyn Schany earned a fifth place finish in the discus, throwing the platter 106’7.5″ and Rachael Moore rounded out the placings with a sixth place finish in the 1500 meter run off her 5:26.71 clocking.

The Lady E’Hawks will take to the track for their Class 2A Regional meet this Friday, May 15, at Eagle Grove, with action starting at 4 p.m. Schools competing at the Eagle Grove Regional will be Clarion-Goldfield, Garner-Hayfield, Humboldt, Manson Northwest Webster, Osage, Pocahontas Area/Pomeroy-Palmer, Prairie Valley, Roland-Story, South Hamilton, Fort Dodge St. Edmonds’, Emmetsburg and the host Eagle Grove Eagles. First and second place finishes at the Regional meet will qualify for the Girls’ State Track and Field meet next week in Des Moines, along with the next eight best performances in each event from across the state.

The State Track and Field Championships begin next Thursday, May 21, at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.