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ELC competes well at E’Hawk Relays

By David Swartz - Managing Editor | Apr 29, 2021

EMMETSBURG — On a cool, windy night, Estherville Lincoln Central competed well at the 2021 Clint Stille Relays in Emmetsburg on Tuesday with a third-place finish.

“Great effort tonight at Emmetsburg,” said ELC coach Jesse Nitchals. “Times were not going to be great but you could really see the boys working hard. It’s just great to get the opportunity to compete in a track meet. With this meet only being our third overall meet so far in the season, we’ll take any opportunity we can to get experience and practice to help prepare us.”

The coach highlighted the quartet of Daryl Jensen, Seth Busch, Matt Christensen, and Zack Anderson, who finished first in the sprint medley, 4×100, and 4×200 relays.

“They have had a great start to the season and have a chance to stay at the top of the district standings in all three relays,” said Nitchals. “Also, Nick Leonard looked good and finished second in the 110-meter hurdles. Parker Duitsman pushed through the wind and finished the 3200 in second place.”

ELC returns to action today at a meet hosted by North Union in Armstrong.

2021 Clint Stille Relays

Emmetsburg, Iowa

Varsity Team Scores: Humboldt 200, Algona 119, ELC 88, Spirit Lake Park 87.5, Emmetsburg 75, Newell-Fonda 74, Bishop Garrigan 63.50

ELC results

400-meter dash: 5, Caleb Lausen 59.43

800-meter run: 4, Parker Duitsman 2:17.49; 7, Brandon Flores 2:25.24

110-meter high hurdles: 2, Nick Leonard 16.21

3200-meter run: 2, Duitsman 11:05.65

400-meter hurdle: 2, Leonard 1:03.91

Discus: Brody Waddell 112’6″

Long jump: 3, Daryl Jensen 18’4″

Shot put: 8, Jess Christensen 36’2″

4×100-meter relay: 1, (Jensen, Seth Busch, Matt Christensen, Zack Anderson) 45.79

4×200-meter relay: 1, (Jensen, Busch, M. Christensen, Anderson) 1:34.92

4×400-meter relay: 6, (Duitsman, Brandon Flores, Will Martin, N. Leonard) 4:03.46

Shuttle hurdle relay: 2, (N. Leonard, Ryan Leonard, Alex Pena, Kevin Egeland)1:08.65

Sprint medley relay: 1, (Jensen, Busch, M. Christensen, Anderson) 1:40.38

Distance medley relay: 7, (Tate Hoyer, Logan Nissen, Martin, Jacob Knudson) 4:29.24

ELC JV results

JV Team Scores: Algona 96.5, Emmetsburg 94, Spirit Lake Park 90, Humboldt 85.5, ELC 58, Bishop Garrigan 53

100-meter dash: 6, Brock Irwin 13.03

800-meter run: 6, Blake Bresler 3:00.01

1600-meter run: 8, Isaac Reineke 7:12.62

400-meter hurdles: 1, Kevin Egeland 1:07.75; 3, Ben Stevens 1:14.51

Discus: 4, Jess Christensen 87’0″

Shot put: 2, Alex Jensen 37’1“; 3, Brody Waddell 34’9”

4×400-meter relay: 6, (Aaron Armstrong, Ryan Leonard, Bresler, Stevens) 4:36.04

Distance medley relay: 1, (Armstrong, Yahir Camberos, Ben Stevens, Reineke) 4:47.03