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Warriors dominate Cornbelt

May 1, 2013
By David Swartz - Managing Editor , Estherville Daily News

ARMSTRONG - The North Union Boys Track Team dominated the Cornbelt Conference meet, finishing with 152 points.

West Bend-Mallard finished second with 97 followed by Clay Central-Everly with 65, Corwith-Wesley-Luverne with 45 and Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire with three.

"We had some personal records and our field events we were very strong," said North Union coach Loren Looft.

The Warriors had several top finishes and often went 1-2 in individual events.

In the 800-meter run, Matt Adams won in 2:09.15 and Brian Becker was second in 2:1346.

In the 1600-meter run, Becker won in 4:54.21 and Adams was second in 4:57.79.

In the 400-meter hurdles, Aric Runge won in 1:02.35 while Jake Adams was second in 1:02.63.

In the discus, Dyson Umscheid placed first with a throw of 114 feet, 10 inches and Jacob Braddock was second with a throw of 104 feet, 9 inches.

In the high jump, Runge won with a leap of 5 feet, 6 inches and Braden Ortman was second with a leap of 5 feet, 4 inches.

In the shot put, Marshall Klingenberg won with a throw of 41 feet and Jacob Braddock placed second with a throw of 38 feet, 11 1/2 inches.

Also Runge won the 110-meter high hurdles in 17.03 seconds.

The Warriors won two relays. The 4x200-meter relay team of Ortman, Klingenberg, Joey Stauffer and Trenton Fothergill won in 1:39.74. Jake Adams, Stauffer, Becker and Matt Adams won the 4x400-meter relay in 3:46.02.

Jake Adams took second in the 400-meter dash in 55.09 seconds.

The 4x800-meter relay team of Stauffer, Hardman, Shaun Cook and Runge placed second in 9:47.32.

The shuttle hurdle relay team of Hardman, Chandler Meyer, Cory Tigges and Wyatt Runksmeier finished second in 1:18.22.

Klingenberg took third in the 100-meter dash in 12.19 seconds. Also third was the 4x100-meter relay of Jacob Braddock, Ortman, Fothergill and Klingenberg in 48.29 seconds. The distance medley team of Braddock, Austin Hellman, Chandler Meyer and Hardman finished third in 4:25.72.

Kaleb Olson placed fourth in the long jump with a leap of 16 feet, 7 inches and Jake Adams placed fifth with a leap of 16 feet, 1 1/2 inches.

Also Kevin Nemmers placed fifth in the 200-meter dash in 26.20 seconds.



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