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Warriors keep improving

By Staff | Apr 16, 2017

By David Swartz

Managing Editor

The North Union boys ran to a sixth-place finish at the 96th Running of the Estherville Relays on Thursday.

“Throughout this week, se saw performance get better,” said North Union coach Loren Looft. “We had some minor injuries, so we did hold a few kids out on Thursday. “Running against bigger schools you always get pushed and some of our younger athletes ran their best times of the year.”

The Warriors’ night was highlighted by a first-place finish from Riley Bauer in the 3200-meter run and second-place finishes by Derek Thompson in the 100-meter dash and Elliott Hagebock in the high jump. Complete North Union results are below.

The Warriors host a home meet in Armstrong on Monday.

96th Estherville Relays

North Union results

100-meter dash 2, Derek Thompson 11.79

400-meter dash 6, Elliott Hagebock 56.62

3200-meter run 1, Riley Bauer 10:24.13

110-meter hurdles 5, Cody Geerdes 17.54

4×100-meter relay 6, NU (Jacob Bollinger, Hagebock, Cody Geerdes, Jordi Rodriguez) 48.59

Shuttle hurdle relay T4 NU (Trent Pedersen, Joyce, Caedyn Sandvig, Geerdes) 1:08.53

High jump 2, Hagebock 5′ 10″

Long jump 3, Geerdes 19’2″