Bucs 4th, Rebels 6th at Section meet
The Buc boys track and field finished in fourth place at the Section 2A True Team Meet held Thursday in Mapleton.
Winning the team title and qualifying for the State Meet was Mankato Loyola with 683 points.
The Bucs tallied 631 points, while United South Central was sixth with 469.
BEA did well in the sprints, taking first place in three events.
Nick Beattie was clocked in 11.27 seconds to win the 100-meter dash, while Isaac Darrington was third in 11.52 seconds.
In the 200-meter dash, Jacob Olson had a first-place time of 23.62 seconds, with Beattie grabbing third in 24.10 seconds.
Olson took first in the 400-meter dash in 52.66 seconds, while the Rebels Tyler Lackey was third in 53.41 seconds.
Senior Jake Zebedee returned to the lineup after suffering a slight hamstring pull about three weeks ago.
Competing in his specialty, Zebedee won the pole vault competition with a height of 12 feet. Taking third was USC’s Skylar Peterson with a height of 11 feet, 6 inches.
Darrington cleared the bar at 6 feet to win the high jump.
Senior Josh Johnson took first in the shot put with a toss of 51 feet, 10 inches, while fellow senior teammate Sam Lee was third with 47 feet, 9 inches.
Johnson also claimed fourth place in the discus with a distance of 137 feet, 9 inches.
In the long jump, BEA’s Taylor Olson was fourth with a leap of 18 feet, 8 1/4 inches, one spot ahead of Beattie who had a mark of 18 feet, 4 3/4 inches.
The Rebels Dylan Baumann crossed the finish line in 2:09.43 to take fourth place in the 800-meter run. He also finished fourth in the 1,600-meter run in 4:45.
The Bucs passed the baton in 45.30 seconds to win the 4 x 100-meter relay.
BEA also took first in the 4 x 200 with a time of 1:37.02.
Mankato Loyola 683, Maple River 649.50, Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial/Nicollet 639.50, BEA 631, Madelia/Truman 477.50, United South Central 469, Minnesota Valley Lutheran 419.50, LeSueur-Henderson 406, St. Clair 367.50, Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 354, Martin County West 323, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva 273.50, Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 211.
4 x 800-meter relay
United South Central 9:10.48, 7th; BEA 9:26.11, 9th.
Dakota Kalis (USC) 17.59, 7th; Tyler Johannsen (USC) 18.72, 12th; Brandon Olson (BEA) 18.77, 14th; Steven Plocker (BEA) 19.68, 17th.
Tyler Lackey (USC) 11.90, 8th; Maclan Bushlack (USC) 12;45, 14th.
Tyler Lackey (USC) 24.56, 6th; John Schuster (USC) 26.84, 15th.
4 x 200-meter relay
United South Central 1:48.96, 12th. 1,600-meter run
Mike Ankeny (BEA) 4:58.55, 12th; Jake Wagner (BEA) 5:08.64, 15th; Brian Klein (USC), 5:22.35, 20th.
4 x 100-meter relay
United South Central 51.57, 13th.
Taylor Olson (BEA) 55.93, 14th; Maclan Bushlack (USC) 59.33, 18th.
John Schuster (USC) 46.17, 7th; Steven Plocker (BEA) 48.02, 12th; Dakota Kalis (USC) 48.97, 16th.
Brett Stevermer (USC) 2:11.16, 8th; Isaac Miranda (BEA) 2:12.17, 9th; Jake Wagner (BEA) 2:16.98, 13th.
Mike Ankeny (BEA) 11:04.41, 8th; Eric Redman (USC) 11:12.25, 10th; Adam Stevermer (USC) 11:34.09, 14th; Isaac Vasquez (BEA) 12:01.60, 19th.
4 x 400-meter relay
BEA 3:42.13, 5th; United South Central 3:45.46, 7th.
Logan Thomsen (USC) 15-8 1/4, 21st; Brian Remington (USC) 13-5 3/4, 25th.
Nick Shure (BEA) 37-8, 7th; Bailey Olson (BEA) 37-0, 10th; Logan Thomsen (USC) 35-1 1/2, 19th; Mike Cooper (USC) 30-10, 24th.
Tyler Johannsen (USC) 5-6, 10th; Brandon Olson (BEA) 5-0, 19th.
Tyler Johannsen (USC) 9-6, 9th; Bailey Olson (BEA) 8-0, 11th.
James Dundas (USC) 42-7 1/2, 8th; Dalton Farley (USC) 42-5 1/2, 9th.
James Dundas (USC) 128-10, 6th; Sam Lee (BEA) 116-0, 9th; Dalton Farley (USC) 114-8, 11th.