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SPIRIT LAKE — Greg Orwig won three individual events and anchored the winning 4×100-meter relay in helping Spirit Lake Park to a victory at the Iowa Great Lakes Relays on Tuesday
SLP won with 164 points followed by Algona with 115, Storm Lake with 73, Okoboji with 51.5, Emmetsburg with 48, Estherville Lincoln Central with 40, Spencer with 38.5 and Martin County West with 23.
Orwig won the long jump with a leap of 21 feet, 6 1/2 inches, the 400-meter dash in 52.47 seconds and the 200-meter dash in 22.45 seconds.
His teammates in the wining 4×100-meter relay were Alyx Campbell, Boomer Dreeszen and Chris Hemphill. They finished in 45.46.
The Indians 4×800-meter relay team also continued its winning ways. Joe Nellis, Brandon Griffin, Dan Pearson and Quade Klepper won in 8:48.50.
SLP’s other winning relay was the 4×400 with Campbell, Pearson, Griffin and Tyler Gustafson as they finished in 3:38.93.
Jesse Stokke added a pair of top finishes as he won the high jump with a leap of 5 feet, 10 inches and the 400-meter hurdles in 58.25 seconds. He also placed second in the 110-meter high hurdles in 15.45 seconds.
Dalton Savage won the discus with a throw of 136 feet, 3 inches and Joe Nellis was tops in the 800-meter run in 2:11.38. Klepper finished second in the 800-meter run in 2:12.02. Chris Reed added a second-place finish in the shot put with a throw of 48 feet, 9 1/2 inches and was also fifth in the discus with a toss of 127 feet.
The shuttle hurdle team of Hemphill, Dreeszen, Kyle Heidebrink and Stokke set a school record in 61.64 seconds, but placed only third for their efforts.
Also third was the medley relay team of Campbell, Dreeszen, Pearson and Gustafson in 3:52.51 and the 4×100-meter relay team of Campbell, Dreeszen, John Leinbaugh and Hemphill in 1:36.68.
Jesse Baldwin finished the 3200 in 11:12.38 for third place and Nellis was third in the 400-meter dash in 54.96 seconds.
Leinbaugh placed fourth in the long jump with a leap of 17 feet, 4 inches.
Jordan Knox was fifth in the 3200-meter run in 11:39.31 and Griffin was fifth in the 1600 in 4:55.56.