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Outdoor Track Season Underway With Tuesday’s Dutch Relays

trackThe MOC Floyd Valley Dutch Relays were held Tuesday at the Northwestern College track complex. The Class A boys team title went to Spirit Lake. The Class B title went to Okoboji. In the girls competition host team MOC Floyd Valley was the team winner in Class A with Okoboji taking the Class B girls title.

Boys Class A
Spirit Lake 171
LeMars 153
Storm Lake 73
MOC Floyd Valley 62
Unity 52
Sheldon 41

The LeMars relay teams had a strong day winning the 4 x 100, 400 and 800 meter relays along with the shuttle hurdle relay.

Top finishes for Sheldon included a second place finish for Chris Balster in the long jump with a distance of 19 feet 4.5 inches. Eli Engebritson of LeMars went 19-6. the Orab 4 by 200 meter relay team finished second in 1:37.81. Spirit Lake was the winner at 1:37.78. In the shuttle hurdle relay Sheldon was third in a time of 1:06.51. LeMars won the event in 1:02.45.

Boys Class B
Okoboji 168
South O’Brien 115
Western 96
Sibley Ocheyedan 69
Gehlen 58
Hartley Melvin Sanborn 43

Okoboji won the 4 x 400, 800 meter relays along with the 1600 medley relay. Sibley Ocheyedan won the 4 x 200 and shuttle hurdle relays.

Girls Class A
MOC Floyd Valley 140
Western 136
Spirit Lake 123
Unity 101
Sioux Center 61
Storm Lake 22

Alexis Conaway of Unity won the high jump at 5-8.5 breaking her own state record of 5-7.5 set in May of 2011. Conaway won the 3A state title last year with a jump of 5 feet 5 inches. Brooke Wolterstorff had a strong day winning the 100 and 200 meter dashes and the Wolfpack finished first in the 4 x 100, 200 and 400 meter relays.

Girls Class B
Okoboji 145
Sibley Ocheyedan 122
Gehlen 107
South O’Brien 90
HMS 89

Leah Seivert of Sibley Ocheyedan won both the 1500 and 3000 meter runs. The Lady Generals finished first in the 4 x 200 and the 1600 medley relay. South O’Brien won both the 4 x 800 and the sprint medley relay.

 

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