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RA/GT Girls Run Well At Cornbelt Meet

By Staff | May 10, 2011

ARMSTRONG – The Ruthven-Ayrshire/Graettinger-Terril Girls Track team competed at the Cornbelt Conferece meet on Tuesday, May 3 and finished fifth in the team race with 28 points.

The best finish of the day for RA/GT was a third-place finish by the 4×400-meter relay team as the quartet of Katie Oleson, Brooke Hoffman, Leah Bisenius and Hailley Nelson finished with a 5:03.68 time.

The 4×400-meter relay, with Katie Oleson, Brooke Hoffman, Leah Bisenius and Hailley Nelson, finished third with a time of 5:03.68. Katie Oleson took fourth in the 400 meter hurdles with a time of 1:23.23 and Marly Bakken threw the shot put 30’1.25″ to finish fourth.

The shuttle hurdle relay, with Leah Bisenius, Brooke Hoffman, Sam Stone and Katie Oleson turned in a time of 1:27.00 for a fourth place finish and the Distance Medley, comprised of Alesha Sikora, Leah Bisenius, Katie Oleson and Hailley Nelson also earned a fourth place finish with their time of 5:20.05.

The 4×200-meter relay with Katie Grandstaff, Hannah Hagedorn, Lindsey Lieting and Sheila Larson finished fifth with a 2:21.40 and the Sprint Medley relay, comprised of Brooke Hoffman, Alesha Sikora, Katie Grandstaff and Hannah Hagedorn also earned a fifth place finish with a 2:21.66. Also placing fifth was the 4×100 relay, as the quartet of Hannah Hagedorn, Skye Simonsen, Lindsey Leiting and Miranda McGrauth turned in a 1:04.94 clocking.

Alex Olesen earned sixth place in the discus with a throw of 71′ and Leah Bisenius finished sixth in the 100 meter hurdles with a time of :20.64.