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Jahnke takes second in Section 6A True Team
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Wadena-Deer Creek’s Autumn Jahnke cleared the bar at eight feet Tuesday as the Wadena-Deer Creek girls placed 11th in the Section 6A True Team at Glyndon with 810.5 points.

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Other top individual finishers for WDC included Emma Schmitz, who placed fifth in the 3,200 with a 13:11.73 and sixth in the 1,600 with a 6:01.47, Hannah Vorderbruggen, who was seventh in the 1,600 with a 6:05.84 and Nicole Iken, who finished sixth in the pole vault with a 7-0 effort.

WDC’s 4x200 relay team took third with a 1:57.54.

Sutton Lohmiller’s eighth place finish in the shot put was the top individual finish for the WDC boys’ team. Lohmiller put the shot 42-2.25.

WDC’s 4x800 relay team turned the track in 9:17.14 for second place.

The WDC boys placed 16th with 564 points.  

Kasey Willis sparked the Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale girls to a ninth-place finish with 830.5 points. Willis ran the 300 hurdles in 51.36 for runner-up honors.

Krista Dailey was a double winner for the BHV girls with a third place toss of 33-8.75 in the shot put and a sixth place throw of 87-9 in the discus.

The top two teams in the Section 6A True Team boys’ meet were Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton with 1,216.5 points and Otter Tail Central with 1,191 points.

Section 6A’s top two girls’ teams were Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton with 1,153.50 points and Staples-Motley, with 1,133.

Wangsness, Schmitz post firsts

Wadena-Deer Creek’s Brody Wangsness and Emma Schmitz both captured firsts May 2 in the Pillager Invitational.

Wangsness won the 110 hurdles with a time of 17.12. WDC teammates joining him with Top Five performances were Will Eliason, who ran third in the 3,200 with a 11:13.97 and fifth in the 1,600 with a 5:04.92; Sutton Lohmiller, stepped up in the shot put to post a fourth-place throw of 41-3; and Toby Wood, who ran fourth in the 3,200 with an 11:16.

Schmitz ran a 12:49.66 in the 3,200 for her first place finish. The WDC standout was joined by Autumn Jahnke, who took second in the pole vault with a 7-6 effort; Hannah Vorderbruggen, who took fourth in the 1,600 with a 6:08.26 and the 4x800 relay team which ran a third place time of 10:58.90.

Justin Gordon placed in three events for Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale. Gordon ran a runner-up time in the 110 hurdles with an 18.89 and was fifth in the 300 hurdles with a 46.13. Gordon took third in the high jump by clearing the bar at 5-10.

Brandyn Sickels was fifth for BHV in the 400 with a 58.34.

BHV’s 4x200 relay team ran fourth with a 1:43.91.

Individual standouts for the BHV girls included Samara Tobeck, who took fifth in the discus with an 88-foot effort and Rumor Stokes, who went 29 feet in the triple jump for fifth place. The 4x200 relay team took fourth with a 2:01.16.

Pillager won the boys’ meet with 130 points and Long Prairie-Grey Eagle took top honors in the girls’ meet with 123 points.

Pillager Invitational

Boys

Pillager 130, Holdingford 113.50, Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 96, Staples-Motley 72, Pierz 45, Wadena-Deer Creek 30, United North Central 24.50, Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 18, Browerville 16, New York Mills 8, Pine River-Backus 5

Girls

Long Prairie-Grey Eagle 123, Staples-Motley 97, Holdingford 76, Bertha-Hewitt/Verndale 55, Pillager 48, Pierz 40, New York Mills 33, United North Central 32, Wadena-Deer Creek 31, Pine River-Backus 15, Browerville 7

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