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Ashby-B-E girls place 2nd, boys take third

Published 10:49am Wednesday, May 2, 2012

The Ashby-Brandon-Evansville girls placed second and the boys third at the Annual Osakis Lions Track Meet on Monday. The OTC girls and boys teams won the meet.

“We always enjoy going to the Osakis Track Meet,” said WCA’s head coach Jen Froemming. “It is closer to home and always attend well by family and friends. Several student-athletes posted personal bests, even in the cooler temperatures. I am very proud of each of them.” The ABE track athletes will travel to the Hank Emmel Meet in Pelican Rapids on Thursday.”

Girls meet

Caroline Jansen led the team. She won the 300 hurdles in 52.20 seconds. She was first in long jump, going 15-04 and won the triple jump with a leap of 33-00; she was third in the 100m hurdles with a time of 18.17 seconds.

Megan Friedrich won the 100 hurdle race in 16.69 seconds, and was second in the 100 dash in 13.18 seconds. Becca Hansen was a close third in the 100 dash in 13.40 seconds and placed fourth in the long jump, with a mark of 14-10.25. Mariah Hansen was third in the 400 dash in 1:05.20. Seventh-grader Madison Krupke was fourth in the 800, with a personal best of 2:46. Brandi Wolf was sixth in the mile with a time of 6:39. Diane Campbell was fourth in the discus with a toss of 78-02 and seventh in the shot put with a throw of 26-11.

The girls 400 relay was third in 53.99 seconds. Megan Friedrich, Hunter Plaster, Mariah Hansen and Melissa Haseman were on the team.The 800 relay was fourth, with a time of 1:59.98. Hunter Plaster started the relay, handed off to Madison Krupke, Elizabeth Vinson and Aliza Johnson. The 1600 relay won the race in 4:35. Runners included: Mariah Hansen, Becca Hansen, Hunter Plaster and Melissa Haseman. The 3200 relay placed second with a time of 10:59.44. Melissa Haseman started the race followed by Madison Krupke, Brandi Wolf and Elizabeth Bredberg.

Boys meet

Tobias Wach started out the boys meet on a good note by placing second in the shot put, with a personal best throw of 41-08. He also placed third in the discus with a throw of 133-07.50. Jeremiah Johnson placed third in the 800, with a time of 2:12.80. Qadry Kehoe was sixth in the same race in 2:20.90.

Sophomore Zach Weaver and seventh-grader McKenon Plaster placed fifth and sixth in the 100 dash. Weaver ran it in 12.03 seconds, while Plaster was in 12.13 seconds. John Haseman helped the team with his fifth place finish in the 400 in 58.40 seconds. Haseman also placed second in the high jump going 5-08. Greg Baker placed fourth in the high jump, with a leap of 5-04. He was third in the triple jump, going 37-02 and was sixth in the 110 hurdles in 20.32 seconds. Patrick Schaffer was fifth in triple jump, with a 33-02 jump.

Eighth-grader Evan Nelson placed fifth in the 3200 in 12:05.80. Levi Moreno was sixth in the 300 hurdles in a time of 55 seconds.

All four of the boys relays placed third in the meet. The boys 400m relay ran the race in 50.70 seconds. The 800m relay was ran in 1:45.73 seconds. Both relays were completed by Zack Weaver, Justin Hoffman, Patrick Schaffer and McKenon Plaster. The 1600 relay finished in 3:53.90 seconds, while the 3200m relay finished in 9:06.19 seconds. John Haseman, Gavin Saxton, Qadry Kehoe, and Jeremiah Johnson combined efforts in both distance relays.

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