PREP TRACK AND FIELD: Marshall boys, girls place first in home meet
MARSHALL — There’s no place like home.
The Marshall boys and girls track and field team had seen both of its scheduled home meets this season either get postponed or canceled due to weather in April. On Monday, Marshall finally got to hold its only home event against several teams as a final tune-up for the section meet next week. Marshall took advantage, with the boys team taking first with a team score of 162 and the girls team also taking first with a score of 207.5. On the boys side, Worthington took second with a 140, followed by New Ulm in third (96), Pipestone Area in fourth (95), Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda in fifth (52) and Benson/Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg in sixth (45). On the girls side, Pipestone Area took second with a 128, followed by Worthington in third (114.5), New Ulm in fourth (65), HLO/Fulda in fifth (38.5) and Benson/KMS in sixth (37.5).
In the 100 meters, Chidi Nwakama took third with a time of 11.94 seconds while Ethan Hess took 10th (12.83 seconds), Luke Novotny took 13th (13.12 seconds), Jack Gunn took 16th (13.45 seconds), Evan Schotzko took 17th (13.51 seconds), Brandon Simpson took 18th (13.56 seconds), Landon Rudolph took 20th (13.79 seconds), Wyatt Foley took 31st (14.94 seconds) and Gabe Louwagie took 32nd (15.11 seconds). In the 200 meters, Mickey Hess took seventh with a time of 24.98 seconds while Tyrell Lego took eighth (25.30 seconds), Klo Htoo took 10th (25.72 seconds), Keaton Runia took 11th (25.74 seconds), Novotny took 14th (26.27 seconds), Tyson Brandt took 15th (26.31 seconds), Jack Meier took 17th (26.77 seconds), Devon Jayaswriya took 18th (27.38 seconds), Simpson took 20th (27.77 seconds), Brayden Thooft took 23rd (28.58 seconds), William Parks took 28th (29.99 seconds), Foley took 29th (31.31 seconds) and Louwagie took 30th (34.46 seconds). In the 400 meters, Brandt took fifth with a time of 57.70 seconds while Gunn took sixth (59.04 seconds), Juan Martell took seventh (59.17 seconds), Runia took ninth (59.74 seconds), Simpson took 10th (1:01.99) and Leng Vue took 12th (1:03.50).
In the 800 meters, Keagen Anderson took second with a time of 2:04.20 while Mykel Paulsen took sixth (2:14.38) and Zach Schroeder took 14th (3:03.17). In the 1600 meters, Kohen Holcomb took third with a time of 5:01.60 while Runia took sixth (5:34.64), Aidan Rosenboom took seventh (5:35.25) and Jordan Duscher took ninth (6:08.94). In the 3200 meters, Sam Deutz took first with a time of 9:58.57 while Josh Leibfried took third (10:51.16). In the 110 meter hurdles, Soeka Maw took fifth with a time of 20.15 seconds while Ayden Doherty took sixth (20.83 seconds) and Aidan Schuerman took seventh (21.91 seconds). In the 300 meter hurdles, Bryant Paulsen took second with a time of 42.86 seconds while Doherty took sixth (48.69 seconds) and Schuerman took eighth (51.17 seconds).
In the 4×100 meter relay, the team of Ethan Hess, Mickey Hess, Cesar Guzman and Nwakama took second with a time of 46.38 seconds. In the 4×200 meter relay, the team of Guzman, Maw, Htoo and Mickey Hess took sixth with a time of 1:42.22 while the team of Novotny, Lego, Carter Versaevel and Thooft took eighth (1:46.33) and the team of Rosenboom, Jayaswriya, Vue and Parks took ninth (1:53.98). In the 4×400 meter relay, the team of Bryant Paulsen, Nwakama, Anderson and Daniel Olin took first with a time of 3:36.58 while the team of Holcomb, Gunn, Chase Werner and Rosenboom took fourth (4:10.21). In the 4×800 meter relay, the team of Bryant Paulsen, Olin, Werner and Leibfried took first with a time of 8:50.08.
In the shot put, Eddie Garcia took first with a throw of 45-1.5 while Guzman took fourth (38-8.5), Gabe Sherman took seventh (37-7), Adam Meyer took eighth (36-4.5), Andrew Elton took ninth (35-10), Schotzko took 11th (35-4), Jacob Zimmer took 18th (32-1.5), Jacob Scherr took 22nd (30-4), Jack Meier took 23rd (30-4), Ty Schnaser took 25th (29-4.5), Garrett Maes took 26th (29-1.5), William Krenz took 29th (27-10.5) and Versaevel took 31st (27-3). In the discus, Sherman took second with a throw of 127-5 while Schotzko took sixth (109-2.5), Meyer took seventh (108-11), Maes took 14th (82-3.5), Meier took 17th (81-1.5), Schnaser took 25th (70-11), Scherr took 27th (65-10), Krenz took 28th (62-8) and Versaevel took 29th (61-8).
In the high jump, Bryant Paulsen took second with a height of 5-8 while Ben Parker took sixth (5-4), Meier took ninth (5-4) and Mykel Paulsen took 14th (5-0). In the pole vault, Elijah Bader took third with a height of 11-6 while Parker took fourth (11-6), Austin Dunn took seventh (8-6) and Trevor Parker took 11th (6-6). In long jump, Elton took fourth with a distance of 18-6.5 while Jaden Deines took sixth (18-5), Nwakama took eighth (17-9.5), Martin Krenz took 10th (17-6.5), Novotny took 13th (17-1), Mykel Paulsen took 17th (16-7), Versaevel took 18th (16-5), Benjamin Pafko took 19th (16-1), Simpson took 20th (15-3), Vue took 21st (14-11), Augie Sturrock took 22nd (14-4), Lego took 23rd (14-2.5), Trevor Parker took 24th (13-11.75) and Parks took 25th (13-7). In triple jump, Elton took second with a distance of 39-0.25 while Guzman took fifth (34-10.5), Martin Krenz took sixth (34-6), Sturrock took seventh (29-7) and Pafko took eighth (29-2.5).
In the 100 meters, Autumn Deutz took ninth with a time of 14.52 seconds while Jocelyn Schlenner took 10th (14.56 seconds), Paige Gillingham took 11th (14.59 seconds), Ju Eh took 18th (15.49 seconds), Olivia Mertz took 21st (16.13 seconds) and Thu Lay Paw took 24th (16.61 seconds). In the 200 meters, Alexi Schneider took sixth with a time of 29.04 seconds while Makayli Burrell took 10th (30.34 seconds), Madi Ziemer took 15th (31.39 seconds), Eh took 20th (32.40 seconds) and Lay Paw took 24th (35.53 seconds). In the 400 meters, Bri Simpson took first with a time of 1:01.98 while Gabriella Ross took fifth (1:11.23).
In the 800 meters, Bellamy Sukalski took first with a time of 2:27.69 while Jersey Leysen took second (2:34.87), Cameen McFarquhar took fifth (2:45.75), Ava Duthoy took seventh (2:50.43), Delaney Dieken took eighth (2:50.65), Kailyn Pearcy took ninth (2:53.70), Madysson Hasert took 10th (2:57.34) and Maddi Panka took 11th (3:00.80). In the 1600 meters, Taleigha Bigler took first with a time of 5:29.14 while Allyson Sample took second (5:30.85), Miracle Tucker took third (5:45.92), Katelyn Leibfried took fourth (5:49.86), McFarquhar took sixth (6:01.73), Avery Schneekloth took eighth (6:11.92), Gracelyn Foster took ninth (6:16.26), Duthoy took 10th (6:23.04) and Hasert took 11th (6:24.32). In the 100 meter hurdles, Paige Duthoy took second with a time of 17.61 seconds while Beret Pedersen took seventh (19.44 seconds), Burrell took 10th (20.47 seconds) and Rel Xayairth took 12th (22.01 seconds). In the 300 meter hurdles, Pedersen took seventh with a time of 55.48 seconds while Ziemer took eighth (57.49 seconds) and Xayairth took ninth (1:00.86).
In the 4×100 meter relay, the team of Averi Schneider, Alexi Schneider, Schlenner and Gillingham took fourth with a time of 54.54 seconds. In the 4×200 meter relay, the team of Chioma Onyeaghala, Averi Schneider, Alexi Schneider and Peyton Boeck took third with a time of 1:53.06 while the team of Ziemer, Avery Fahl, Xayairth and Panka took fifth (2:04.90). In the 4×400 meter relay, the team of Sukalski, Bigler, Tucker and Simpson took first with a time of 4:14.60 while the team of Boeck, Sample, Leibfried and Schneekloth took second (4:25.41) and the team of McFarquhar, Anna Kuecker, Foster and Leysen took third (4:36.68). In the 4×800 meter relay, the team of Sukalski, Bigler, Tucker and Sample took first with a time of 9:37.08 while the team of Schneekloth, Leibfried, Kuecker and Foster took second (10:31.43).
In the shot put, Paige Gillingham took first with a throw of 32-9 while Brooke Gillingham took seventh (26-8.5), Adyson Fischer took eighth (25-11.5), Lilliana VanMeveren took 11th (23-10), Kaylee VanHauwaert took 12th (23-9.5), Eh took 16th (22-4.5) and Jamileth Hernandez took 21st (20-1.5). In discus, Brooke Gillingham took third with a throw of 94-8 while VanHauwaert took eighth (70-1), Olivia Degroot took 10th (69-0), VanMeveren took 11th (67-9), Jules Purrington took 15th (58-8.5) and Sukalski took 23rd (48-2). In high jump, Ava Holmgren took fifth with a height of 4-8 while Fahl took sixth (4-8), Schlenner took eighth (4-6) and Panka and Onyeaghala tied for 10th (4-2). In pole vault, Deutz took first with a height of 9-0 while Dieken took second (8-0), VanHauwaert took fourth (8-0) and Mertz took 10th (6-6). In long jump, Boeck took first with a distance of 15-7.75 while Onyeaghala took second (15-4.5), Averi Schneider took fifth (14-6.25), Alexi Schneider took seventh (14-4), Fahl took 10th (13-4.75), Panka took 11th (12-9) and Burrell took 12th (12-7.75). In triple jump, Boeck took second with a distance of 33-0 while Paige Duthoy took fifth (28-11) and Pedersen took seventh (26-0.5).
Marshall will compete in the Section 2AA meet on June 1 in Waconia at 3:30 p.m.