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Braves fourth at Le Mars invite

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Aurelia's Brandon Pederson stretches to clear the bar during the Class B high jump event at Tuesday's Russ Kraai Relays in Holstein. Photo by Reta Todd
LE MARS - The Cherokee Braves, absent some key performers, tallied 64 points to place fourth in Monday's Le Mars Boys Invitation Track & Field Meet.

Sioux City Heelan won the team title in the rugged field with 120 points, followed by Orange City Unity Christian 103, Le Mars 97, Cherokee 64, Spencer 56, Sioux City East 52, Sioux City North 37, and Sioux City West 29.

The Braves rang up one individual first-place finish with Kyle Schuett's speedy 10.84 clocking in the 100 meters. Schuett is the defending state champ in the Class 2A 100 meters.

Cherokee's Alanzo Ruble gives it his all during the high jump at last week's Tomahawk Relays in Cherokee. The Braves competed at the Le Mars Invitational Monday night. Photo by Paul Struck
Schuett also placed second in the 200 meters in a time of 23.61. Also claiming seconds for Cherokee were Kyle Schuck with a 15.86 time in the 110 hurdles, and Dan Bieber's 2:05.95 time in the 800 meters.

Thirds for the Braves went to Nolan Sampson's 5-10 high jump, Philip Bieber's 53.45 time in the 400 meters, and Nate O'Bryan's 10:49.36 clocking in the 3200 meters.

Luke Pearson finished fourth in the 400 hurdles in a time of 1:01.96, and Cherokee's shuttle hurdle relay was fourth in 1:07.15, with Schuck, Sampson, Alanzo Ruble, and Pearson aboard.

The Braves 4x400 relay of Philip Bieber, Dan Bieber, Pearson, and Zach Mosbach was sixth in 3:45.35.

In JV action, Cherokee's Ty McLaughlin was fifth in the 800 meters in 2:20.26.

Cherokee competes in the Knight Relays hosted by Orange City Unity Christian at Northwestern College in Orange City Monday.

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