Eagle Girls 3rd; Boys 4th At E-M Invite - Mick wins three golds

Published on Tuesday, 28 April 2015 16:42
Written by thenebraskasigna

On Tuesday, April 21, the Bruning-Davenport/Shickley track team went to McCool Junction to participate in the seven-team Exeter-Milligan Invite.  The girls scored 102 points and finished third, while the boys scored 84 and took fourth.
The Eagle boys were led by two relays that brought home gold medals.  The 3,200-meter relay team of Chris Rohr, T.J. Krupicka, Charlie Martin and Jayden Otto ran a season's best 9:22.3 and took first while the 1,600-meter relay team of Chris, T.J., Kendall Dixon and Kale Kleinschmidt turned in a 3:48.9 for their first-place finish.  Kale and T.J. then joined Grant Norder and Cody Garland to finish second in the 400-meter relay.
The boys JV 400-meter relay slipped into a fourth place finish and that team was made up of Jacob Swartzendruber, Holden Stengel, Kellen Reinsch and Anthony Beavers.  Grant continued his day with two more second-place finishes running a personal best 55.3 in the 400-meter dash and claiming runner-up in the 300-meter hurdles as well.    Kendall finished one spot behind Grant in the 300-meter hurdles as he ran a personal best 45.7 to take third place.
Two pole vaulters had personal bests as Thomas Mick finished third at 11-feet, 9-inches while Blake Stengel took sixth with an 11-3.  Taylor Anderson and Sam Christensen finished fifth and sixth in the high jump and Sam took third in the 110-meter hurdles with John Alfs finishing 6th in the hurdles as well.  Cody Garland was sixth in the 100-meter dash and also took fourth in the long jump with Noel Gines finishing fifth in the long jump.  
Colton Lowery was fourth in the discus and Brandon Anderson took sixth in the triple jump.  Kale Kleinschmidt finished off his day with a fifth place in the 200-meter dash and Kale Smith along with Jayden Otto finished fifth and sixth in the 800-meter run to round out the boys scoring.  
The girls had three firsts in McCool Junction as Eagle Catherine Mick won the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 16.1 seconds, the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 46.7, and the pole vault with a leap of 10-9.  She completed her day with a personal best leap of 15-3.75 in the long jump to finish third.
Tristen Mosier also had a four-medal day as she was runner-up in the pole vault, third in the 100-meter hurdles, fourth in the 300-meter hurdles and ran a personal best time of 65 seconds to take third in the 400-meter dash.  Kristin Troyer brought home four medals as she finished third in the triple jump, sixth in the long jump, sixth in the 300-meter hurdles and led off the third place 1,600-meter relay team which included Courtney Kamler, Carley Elznic and Brice Ardissono.
Earlier, Brice and Courtney teamed up with Johanna Kluck and Lexi Kadel to take fourth in the 3,200-meter relay.  Courtney started her day with a personal best leap of 7-9 to take fourth in the pole vault.  Carley finished fourth in the 200-meter dash, while McKenna Schardt and Mashaya Dierking finished fourth and fifth, respectively, in the 100-meter dash.
Megan Grote was fourth in the high jump, Madison Yantzie took sixth in the 1,600-meter run and Kim Armgardt had a personal best toss of 27-1.5 to take sixth in the shot put as well.  The 400-meter relay team made up of McKenna, Mashaya, Faith Stengel and Nicole Swartzendruber took third to complete the girls scoring.
The 2015 MUDECAS Invite scheduled for Saturday was postponed until Wednesday, April 29.