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USC hosts Viesselman True Team

Girls finish second and boys take third in the four-team competition

By Chuck Hunt - Editor | May 9, 2021

Micah Hamson lands in the sand pit after completing a jump at the Viesselman True Team meet.

The United South Central track teams hosted the second annual Viesselman True Team Track Meet at Wells Concrete Stadium on April 30.

The Rebel girls took second place while the Rebel boys ended up in third. Blue Earth Area took first in the girls meet with 215 points, USC was second with 147.50 and New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva was third at 73.50. BEA also took first for the boys with 191 points, Maple River was second with 157, USC third with 137 and NRHEG fourth at 101.

Girls Results

In the girls 4×100 meter relay USC was third with a time of 59.01. They were also third in the 4×200 with a time of 2:09.17, and third in the 4×400 at 5:07.76. They were second in the 4×800 meters at 12:24.18.

In the 100 meter hurdles Melanie Ehlert took third at 19.60 and Lexi Johnson fourth at 20.67. Ehlert also took third in the 300 meter hurdles at 54.99 and Johnson was fifth at 1:04.90.

In the 100 meter dash, Danyelle Dickson was eighth, Karly Koehler ninth, Bella Garcia 10th and Maya Hanson 11th. In the 200 meter dash Paige Diekmann took fourth at 31.64, Hannah Warmka seventh and Grace Mithun eighth. In the 400 meter dash Lauren Mutschler was sixth and Madison Passer was seventh.

In the 800 meter run Kristen Hubbard was fourth at 3:06.77 and Bryn Evans was eighth.

Jenny Mulholland was second in the 1600 meter run at 6:44.86. Kristen Hubbard was fourth at 7:23.46 and Dani Betts was sixth. In the 3200 meter run Mulholland was fourth at 15:30.71 and Lindsey Thundstedt was seventh.

Grace Mithun was fourth in the triple jump at 26-04. Melanie Ehlert was first in the long jump at 13-03, Mithun was seventh and Lexi Johnson was eighth. Destiny-Chavez was fourth in the high jump at 10-00 and Eleanor Kayser was tied for eighth. Madison Klingbeil was third in the pole vault at 6-06, Lauren Mutschler was fifth at 6-00 and Paige Diekmann was seventh.

Kylie Niebuhr took first place in the shot put at 33-11. Lydia Niebuhr was sixth, Emma Johnson 12th and Dahneeka More 13th. In the discus throw, Kylie Niebuhr was first at 88-10, Lydia Niebuhr was third at 81-06 and Johnson was 10th and Baylee Whiteside 12th.

Boys Results

USC was second in the 4×100 meter relay at 48.53. They were third in the 4×200 meter relay at 1:44.35. They were first in the 4×400 meter relay at 3:45.44, and first in the 4×800 meter relay at 9:49.74.

Riley Staloch took first in the 110 meter hurdles at 16.87, and first in the 300 meter hurdles at 42.89.

Ethan Dallman was third in the 100 meter dash at 12.37 and Isaac Burgett was fourth at 12.57. Dallman was second in the 200 meter dash, Aaron Bullerman was third at 25.89, George Martinez was sixth and Cole Wright was seventh. Nathan Mutschler was fifth in the 400 meter dash at 1:00.36.

Gabe Schroeder was second in the 800 meter run at 2:14.44, Tristan Obermeyer was fourth at 2:31.97 and Joshua Brooks was ninth. Micah Hamson was third in the 1600 meter run at 5:22.50. Hamson was first in the 3200 meter run at 11:26.99.

Ethan Dallman was third in the long jump at 18-08.50 and Micah Hamson was ninth. In the high jump, Nathanial Clore was third at 5-04 and Isaac Burgett was fourth at 5-02.

In the shot put event, Joe Bonsack was 10th and Isaac Bonsack was 11th. In the discus throw, Joe Bonsack was eighth and Cole Wright was tied for ninth.

“It has been fun to see the community come out to Wells Concrete Stadium to see the teams compete,” coach Kara Christianson says. “Our throwers and jumpers appreciate the cheers after a good performance. The runners enjoy the hometown crowd as they sprint the final stretch past the stadium. It is fun.”

The Rebels last home track meet of the season is set for Thursday, May 13.