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SOS, MMC, RV boys compete at Hinton meet

Monday, May 5, 2008

MMC's Jay Welp (left) won three events at Hinton
MMC freshman Jay Welp a triple winner

HINTON - The South O'Brien, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn, and River Valley boys competed in the Blackhawk Relays in Hinton on Apr. 17th, with the SOS Wolverines taking 4th place in Class A team standings, and the Eagles finishing third, and the RV Wolverines fifth in Class B.

South O'Brien's Aaron Giese won the Class A discus with a throw of 138-0, and also placed second in the shot put, with a toss of 42-5 1/2. The Wolverines' Reese Powers finished third in the 3200 meter run, with a time of 11:09.69 and Keegan Hicks won the 1600 meter run in 4:58.57. The Wolverines' medley relay finished second and their 4x200 relay third.

Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn's Will Hanson (right) and Jordan Boekhout (left) run the 110 meter high hurdles at the Blackhawk Invitational in Hinton Thursday. Hanson finished first and Boekhout third in the race. Photo contributed
For the Eagles, freshman Jay Welp won first place medals in the 1600 (5:07.87), 3200 (10:57.23) and 800 meter (time unavailable) runs.

Alex Roseen took second in the Class B discus with a toss of 126-6, just three inches out of first place; in the 110 high hurdles, Eagles Will Hanson (16.43) and Jordan Boekhout (17.4) took first and third, respectively; Boekhout also finished second in the 400 hurdles (1:03.75); the Eagle relay teams won the 4x400 (4:26.51), and finished second in the 4x800 (9:56.56) and shuttle hurdles (1:06.8).

River Valley finished second in the 4x200 (1:40.77) and distance medley (3:56.31) relays, and third (3:54) in the 4x400.

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