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Knights win SOS Wolverine Relays

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Cherokee's Lynn Carlson placed second in the shot put at Friday's rainy South O'Brien Wolverines Relays in Cherokee. Photo by Paul Struck
Favored Orange City Unity Christian won the girls division of the rainy South O'Brien Wolverine Relays at Cherokee Friday night, totaling 164 team points to runner-up Okoboji's 101.

Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn was third with 98 points, followed by Sibley-Ocheyedan 85, South O'Brien 47, Cherokee 40, Clay Central Everly 39, and Aurelia 5.

Lynn Carlson led Cherokee with a runner-up finish in the shot put with a heave of 37-6 1/4. Taylor Woods won third place for the Washington High gals with a 32-11 effort. Sarah Ruehle also won third for Cherokee with a 13.61 clocking in the 100 meters.

Morgan Ebel of South O'Brien follows through after heaving the shot put during Friday's South O'Brien Relays in Cherokee. Photo by Paul Struck
Fourth-place finishes for Cherokee included Carlson's 93-1 1/5 discus throw, Liz Dawson's 4-6 high jump, Lauren Husman's 1:06 time in the 400 meters, and Husman's 29.18 time in the 200 meters.

Cherokee's 4x100 relay of Ruehle, Sara Johnson, katie Sambrano-Keith., and Husman was fifth in 57.44; and the sprint medley relay was fifth in 2:09, with Sambrano-Keith, Katy Hart, Johnson, and Ruehle aboard.

"It was good to see the girls get some great performances in their events and they are finishing the season with some of their best times, throws, and jumps. It would be great to have everyone healthy and ready to go for the last two meets - the conference and then Districts on Friday.

Cherokee's Taylor Woods gives her best effort during the shot put event at Friday's South O'Brien Wolverines Relays in Cherokee. The freshman Woods threw a personal best to take third place. Photo by Paul Struck
"As coaches, we are very proud of how these girls have competed throughout the season and how they have improved each time out."

Ashton Lansink paced South O'Brien's girls with a third-place finish in the 400 meters in 1:05, and Diana Quinonez was third in the 3000 meters in 12:32.

The Wolverines' 4x800 relay of Lansink, Patricia Zubrod, Ali Schimmer, and Heather Penning was third in 11:30; ands the SOS sprint medley relay of Quinonez, Katie Tesch, Miranda Kelleher, and Lansink was third in 2:04.

SOS fourths went to Tesch with a 17.3 time in the 100 hurdles; and the distance medley relay of Breanna VanBeek, Tesch, Kelleher, and Casie Rehder timed in 4:57. The 4x200 relay of Brooke Hibbing, VanBeek, Erin Brasser, and Silja Lorenzen was fifth in 2:03. Brasser was sixth in the long jump with a 14-1 effort.

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