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Emmetsburg Thinclads Compete In Lakes Conference Meet

By Staff | May 8, 2012

REACH! -- Andrew Wellik reaches back for the baton as teammate Brady Christensen extends the stick for the final exchange in the 4x200 relay at Thursday’s Lakes Conference Track and Field Championships in Storm Lake. Emmetsburg’s 4x200 relay would finish fourth with a time of 1:54.81 in the competition. The E-Hawks will compete in Class 2A District Track action this Thursday, May 10, at Sioux Center, for a chance to advance to next week’s State Track and Field Championships in Des Moines. - Dan Voigt photos

STORM?LAKE – Emmetsburg’s boys and girls track teams took part in the Lakes Conference track meet on May 3 and competed hard in their events.

The E-Hawk boys would earn three All-Conference finishes on the day, including one championship for the efforts.

Boys Results

Emmetsburg would finish sixth in the team standings, but collected a championship as the Shuttle hurdle relay, with Chad Loomis, Allen Jensen, Clayton and Cody Henderson took first place with a 1:00.20 time and were accorded All Conference Honors.

Also earning All Conferrence honors was the 4×100 relay, as the foursome of Brady Berkland, Brady Christensen, Andrew Wellik and Allen Jensen too second with a :45.18 time and Cody Henderson finished second in the 110 hurdles with a :15.72 to earn All Conference honors.

Andrew Garrelts would place third in the shot put with a throw of 46’6.75″ while the 4×200 relay of Berkland, Jensen, Christensen and Wellik placed fourth with a 1:32.90. Brady Berkland took fifth in the 100 mete dash with an :11.91. Clayton Henderson finished fifth in the 110 hurdles with a time of :17.08 and Brady Christensen was sixth in the 100 meter dash with an 11:92. Andrew Wellik took fifth in the 200 meter dash in :23.18, and Brady Berkland was seventh with a :23.29 clocking.

Chad Loomis finished seventh in the 400 hurdles with a t1:02.12 time while Clayton Henderson was 11th in 1:03.40.

The E-Hawks’ Sprint Medley took eighth place as Jacob Kibbie, Aaron Bird, Greg Wesley and Wesley Brennan finished with a 4:28.70. Arik Kerr placed eighth in the shot put with a throw of 43.4.5″. while Andrew Garrelts took eighth in the discus with a throw of 128’3″.

Jacob Hutchinson was tenth in the discus with a throw of 123.1″ and Wesley Brennan finished tenth in the 1600 meter run with a time of 5:29.35, while Clayton Henderson earned 11th place in the long jump, leaping 17′.

Girls Results

Emmetsburg would finish eighth in the team competition on Thursday, as the Lady E-Hawks found the competition tough. Emmetsburg’s best finishes came from the Shuttle Hurdle relay with a fourth place effort, as the foursome of Alexa Naig, Aly Berven, Jayme Penrod and Hadley Egland turned in a 1:16.34 time. The Sprint Medley, with Jayme Penrod, Mikki Mundus, Emily Bonnstetter and Caroline Fantz took fourth with their 1:59.69 time.

The 4×100 relay, with Jayme Penrod, Hadley Egland, Alexa Naig and Emily Bonnstetter took fifth with a :53.85 effort while the 4×200, with Jayme Penrod, Mikki Mundus, Alexa Naig and Emily Bonnstetter ran a 1:54.81 to finish fifth as well.

In the 4×800 relay, the foursome of Maura Soukup, Madison Reimer, Tara Harris and Taylor Reimer finished sixth with a time of 11:57.32. Taylor Reimer finished seventh in the 800 meter run with a time of 2:40.47, while Maura Soukup was eighth in 2:59.02.

Mikki Mundus earned eighth place in the 100 meter dash with her :14.08 clocking, while Hadley Egland took eighth in the 100 hurdles in :18.03 and Aly Berven finished ninth in :18.36.

Caroline Fantz finished eighth in the 200 meter dash with a time of :28.83 and Mikki Mundus was tenth in :29.61. Jacque Carlson would earn ninth place in the discus with a throw of 86’11.75″.

Rachel Ruddy placed tenth in the long jump with a leap of 13’9.5″ and then placed 12th in the 100 meter dash with a :14.88 effort. Tara Harris would finish 12th in the 1500 meter run with a time of 6:08.43 and Britni Will finished 13th in the discus with a throw of 83’9″.