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SLP track teams compete at Sioux City

By Staff | Apr 22, 2008

SIOUX CITY — The Spirit Lake Park girls and boys track teams both traveled to the Sioux City Relays on Saturday.

No team scores were kept.

The SLP girls had just one first-place finish with Megan Lawler winning the 100-meter dash in Class B with a time of 13.08 seconds. She placed fourth in the elite class in 12.98 seconds.

Placing second were the 4×100 and distance medley relay teams.

The 4×100 team of Alex Horsman, Megan Ingvall, Jessica Wallace and Lawler finished in 53.02 seconds. The d-med team of Lindsey Arneson, Ingvall, Deni Peters and Carrie Emgarten ran a time of 4:33.90.

Placing third were the 4×800-meter relay team of Emgarten, Kaisha Brown, Mary Brown and Megan Skalbeck in 10:08.05 and th 4×400 relay team of Peters, Horsman, McKenzie Dziedzic and Skalbeck in 4:15.64.

The 4×200-meter team of Lawler, Caila Jones, horsman and Dziedzic was fourth in 1:51.60.

Jen Kirschbaum was fourth in the shot put with a throw of 36 feet, 6/12 inches and Amber Kirschbaum was fifth with a throw of 35 feet, 10 inches.

Christina Hanson was fifth in the 300-meter run in 11:42. and Kaisha Brown was fifth in the 800-meter run in 2:26.71.

SLP shuttle hurdle sets meet and school record

The Spirit Lake Parks boys set a meet and school record while winning the shuttle hurdle relay in 1:01.54. The history-making quartet include Chris Hemphill, Boomer Dreeszen, Kyle Heidebrink and Jesse Stokke.

Chris Reed gave the Indians another first as he won the shot put with a throw of 49 feet, 2 3/4 inches.

The Indians took second in three relays.

The 4×800-meter relay team of Joe Nellis, Brandon Griffin, Dan Pearson and Tyler Gustafson finished in 8:10.53; the 4×200-meter relay team of Alyx Campbell, Dreeszen, Hemphill and Orwig finished in 1:33.96 and the medley relay team of Stokke, Dreeszen, Campbell and Griffin clocked in at 3:43.14.

Dalton Savage finished third in the shot put with a throw and Nellis was third in the 800-meter run in 2:01.32.

Savage finished sixth in the discus with a toss of 137 feet, 7 inches.

Alec Baldwin was seventh in the 1600-meter run in 4:42.54 and Pearson was seventh in the 800 in 2:04.11.