The Free Press, Mankato, MN

Sports

May 8, 2013

East girls win section true team meet

MANKATO — Mankato East scored 507 points to win the 10-team Section 2AA true team girls track and field meet at Wolverton Stadium Tuesday.

The win gives the Cougars an automatic berth in the true team state meet. It is their seventh trip to the true team state competition.

Mankato West finished second with 495 points, St. Peter was fourth (417), Waseca was sixth (367), Madelia-Truman took eighth (266) and New Ulm/New Ulm Cathedral finished 10th (160).

East's Mishya Rowe-Swanson won the 400-meter dash in 1:01.66. The Cougars' 4x100 relay of Jenny Vetter, Emily Altenburg, Emma Baynes and Rebekah Kolstad won in 52.22.

East's Claire Ziegler won both the high jump (5-feet-2) and the shot put (36-2.5). Teammate Alyson Enderle won the discus at 110-6.

Mankato West's Holly Hankins was first in the open 800 in 2:28.83. The Scarlets also won the 4x200 relay (1:51.55) and the 4x400 relay (4:13.73) and received a first-place effort from Taylor Amundson in the pole vault (8-6),

Logan Retzlaff led St. Peter, winning the 300 hurdles in 48.25. Waseca took first in the 4x800 relay in 10:07.79.

Sec. 2AA Boys: Faribault ran away with the Section 2AA boys true team track and field title Tuesday, scoring 497 points at Wolverton field.

Mankato East was in second with 459. Mankato West finished third (450.5), Waseca was fourth (418), Madelia-Truman took seventh (316), St. Peter placed eighth (257) and New Ulm/New Ulm Cathedral was ninth (242.5).

Brad Kunz led East with a first-place time of 10:19.28 in the 3,200-meter run. He was the only individual champion for the Cougars.

Mankato West was led by Logan Bristol and Will Claussen. Bristol won the high jump (6-2) and Claussen captured the long jump (20-8).

Waseca had four first-place efforts. Shane Streich won both the 800 meters (2:00.16) and the triple jump (42-4.5). Teammate Brock Kolander took the 1,600 meters (4:23.96) and Tyler Kolander won the discus (155-2).

Madelia-Truman's DaMarko Thomas won the open 200 in 23.13. Teammate Adam Cooling won the 400 meters in 51.97. The Jayhawks also won the 4x200 relay (1:34.17) and the 4x400 relay (3:27.19).

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Sports

Outdoors
Latest auto racing news
Featured Ads
Shane Frederick's Twitter updates
Chad Courrier's Sports Report
Latest NCAA basketball news
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
NDN Video
Michael Phelps Set to Come Out of Retirement NFL Draft 2014 Team Needs - Carolina Panthers NFL Draft 2014 Team Needs - Atlanta Falcons Too Hot or Too Cold: Brewers and Rangers NFL Draft 2014 Team Needs - Baltimore Ravens NFL Draft 2014 Team Needs - Arizona Cardinals NFL Draft 2014 Team Needs – Oakland Raiders NFL Draft 2014 Team Needs – Houston Texans NFL Draft 2014 Team Needs – Jacksonville Jaguars Marcus Spears on the Wonderlic test Bubba Watson's Response to a Question About Last Year's Masters is Priceless With The Sixth Pick, The Atlanta Falcons Select... Olympic Great Michael Phelps Ending Retirement Insiders Alert: Green-Beckham Dismissed From Missouri Football Team Aldon Smith Arrested At LAX After Arguing With Security What do Smith's legal issues mean for his future with 49ers? One-on-Bubba: An Interview with the 2014 Masters Champion Jordan Spieth Says Masters Loss 'Stings,' Tips Hat to Bubba Draft Preview: Chris Davis Draft Preview: Jay Prosch