VERMILLION, S.D. - A select group of Cherokee Washington High track and field participants competed in Saturday's Norm Herren Track & Field Invitational at the Dakota Dome at the University of South Dakota here.
The Cherokee contingent was led by promising sophomore Marc Husman, who won the rugged all-class 400 meters in a speedy indoor time of 52.75. Husman also placed fourth in the 800 meters with a 2:10 clocking, was 17th in the 60 meters in a time of 7:65, and was 29th in the long jump with a leap of 16-01 1/4.
Cherokee senior Brock Dagel placed fourth in the shot put in the loaded all-class field with a 49-06 heave, and younger brother Stetson Dagel was 35th with a 32-09 effort.
Also for the Braves, Eamon Adamson was seventh in the 1500 meters in a time of 5:04, seventh in the 3000 meters in 11:18, and 19th in the 800 meters in 2:25.
Two Cherokee girls competed in the rugged meet, featuring large and small schools from Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota. Sophomore Megan Carlson was fifth out of 45 runners in the 800 meters, with a 2:36 clocking, and junior thrower Taylor Woods was seventh in the shot put with a 34-02 effort.
The Cherokee track and field teams compete in Friday's Ridge View Relays in Holstein.