USC girls gain win in track opener
The United South Central girls track team won the girls portion of the track meet at the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva (NRHEG) track meet on Thursday, April 15. The USC Rebel boys were third.
“We had a very competitive night,” says coach Kara Christianson. “The girls and boys are getting athletes back from quarantine and our team points are reflecting that.”
The girls had a good night scoring in most events, sometimes gaining multiple scores in an event.
“We were able to fill out most of the line-up, falling short in the jumps,” the coach says. “We will be adding to that in the very near future.”
The coach added that it was very exciting for the girls to win the meet and they are looking forward to their home meet on Thursday, April 22.
The girls took first with a score of 74. NRHEG was second at 72, Hayfield third at 66 and Maple River fourth at 38. The boys were in third with a score of 54.50. Maple River was first with 100, Hayfield second at 56.50 and NRHEG fourth at 47.
Kyllah Curry was first in the 100 meter dash with a time of 14.20. Danyelle Dickson was fifth. Curry was also first in the 200 meter dash with 31.00. Hannah Warmka was fifth with 33.90. Paige Diekmann was second in the 400 meter dash with a time of 1:10.50.
Addison Mithun was fifth in the 800 meter run at 3:08.40. Jenny Mullholland was second in the 1600 meter run at 6:55.50, and Kailyn Gustafson was third at 7:32.30. Paige Roberts was second in the 3200 meters at 16:03.00 and Jenny Mullholland third at 16:13.00.
Melany Ehlert was second in the 100 meter hurdles at 17.70, Lexi Johnson third at 21.20 and Madison Passer fourth at 21.60. Passer was third in the 300 meter hurdles at 1:00.10 and Johnson fourth at 1:02.50.
USC won the girls 4×100 meter relay at 58.60, third in the 4×200 at 2:16.70, third in the 4×400 at 5:16.60 and third in the 4×800 at 12:54.50.
Madison Klingbeil took second in the pole vault at 6-00.
Kylie Niebuhr was second in the shot put at 33-04.25 and Lydia Niebuhr was fourth at 28-09.50. Kylie Niebuhr was second in the discus throw at 88-06 and Lydia Niebuhr was fifth at 69-00.
Isaac Burgett was tied for second in the 100 meter dash at 12.40 and Aaron Bullerman was fourth at 12.50. Bullerman was second in the 200 meter dash at 25.50. Gabe Schroeder was first in the 800 meter run at 2:18.10 and Tritian Obermeyer was third at 2:37.70.
Micah Hamson took first in the 3200 meter run at 11:33.80 and Riley Staloch was first in the 110 meter hurdles at 17.50 and first in the 300 meter hurdles at 44.00.
USC was first in the 4×400 meter relay at 3:55.40.
Isaac Burgett was third in the high jump at 5-04 and Joe Bonsack was fourth in the shot put at 35-06.00 and third in the discus at 92-02.
“The boys team is continuing to gain strength and they will also be adding more events to their roster for the meet on Thursday,” coach Christianson said.