SPIRIT LAKE - The Spirit Lake Park girls will compete in eight events at next week's Class 3A State Track and Field Meet following their performance at the district meet on Thursday.
Jenna McCoy will compete in four events at the state meet. Her leap of 5 feet, 1 inch placed her second in the high jump. Her third-place finish in the 100-meter hurdles in 15.82 second also made the cut to go to state. And her fifth-place finish in the long jump of 15 feet, 10 1/4 inches also was good enough to qualify for state.
Teammate Emma Dau won the long jump with a leap of 16 feet, 10 1/2 inches as she also heads to state in the event.
McCoy also helped the shuttle hurdle team qualify for state as their fifth-place time of 1:10.67 made the cut. Teammates in that event are Miranda Brueggeman, Kendra Stokke, and Kaela Delperdang.
Stokke qualified in the 400-meter hurdles with her second-place time of 1:09.03
Dondi Schmidt finished second in the 1500-meter run to qualify in that event. She also helped the 4x800-meter qualify for state with their third-place district time of 10:03.20. Teammates in that event are Taylor Sieperda, Dau and Mikaela Heikens.
Sieperda also qualified for state in the 400-meter dash as she placed third in 1:03.74.
Spirit Lake Park's district results are as follows:
200-meter dash: 3, Taylor Sieperda 27.30 seconds
400-meer dash; 3, Taylor Sieperda 1:03.74
800-meter run: 7, Mikaela Heikens 2:36.63
1500-meter run: 2, Dondi Schmidt 5:04.29, 6, Mariah Wills 5:19.23
3000-meter run: 6, Mariah Wills 11:22.65
100-meter hurdles: 3, Jenna McCoy 15.82 seconds
400-meter hurdles: 2, Kendra Stokke, 1:09.03
4x100-meter relay: 7, Miranda Brueggeman, Kelsey Delperdang, Kaylee Boelter, Krista Larson
4x200-meter relay: 7, Kelsey Delperdang, Kaylee Boelter, Krista Larson, Kiersten Carpenter 1:57.60
4x400-meter relay: 7, Kiersten Carpenter, Caitlin Eckerman, Krista Larson, Shelby Morreim, 4:45.20
4x800-meter relay: 3, Taylor Sieperda, Dondi Schmidt, Emma Dau, Mikaela Heikens
Sprint medley relay: 4, Taryn Ruden, Miranda Brueggeman, Emma Dau, Taylor Sieperda
Distance medley: 4, Miranda Brueggeman, Emma Dau, Dondi Schmidt
Shuttle hurdle relay: 5, Miranda Brueggeman Kendra Stokke, Jenna McCoy, Kaela Delperdang
High jump: 2, Jenna McCoy 5'1"
Long jump: 1, Emma Dau 16' 10 1/2"; 5, Jenna McCoy 15'10 1/4"
Shot put: 7, Kendra Stokke, 33' 8 1/4"