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Unity girls win Eagle Co-ed Relays

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

MMC's Dreckman charts four first-place finishes

Alexis Hernandez of Alta-Aurelia follows through on a shot put attempt at Friday's Eagle Co-ed Relays in Marcus. Photo by Paul Struck
MARCUS - Orange City Unity Chrisitian tallied 148 points to win the girls portion of the 2011 Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn Eagle Co-ed Relays here Friday night, with runner-up Remsen St. Mary's scoring 110 points.

Host MMC was third with 105, followed by South O'Brien 97, Alta-Aurelia 71, and Granville Spalding 34.

The MMC girls notched six firsts, including individual double winner Erica Dreckman, who won the 100 meters in 12.85, and the 200 meters in a meet record 26.04.

Dreckman also ran on the victorious sprint medley and 4x400 relays. The sprint medley, timed in 2:02, also featured Heather Hoefling, Nicki Schwarz, and Amanda Hoefling; and the 4x400 included Hether Hoefling, Sarah Bird, and Amanda Hoefling clocking 4:36.

Erica Dreckman
Other firsts for the Lady Eagles were Brandi Orr with a 101-7 discus throw, and Amanda Hoefling's 1:05 time in the 400 meters.

The Eagles were second in the 4x800 relay with Bird, Heather Hoefling, Sydney Roberts, and Schwarz timed in 11:23.

MMC thirds went to Taylor Schneider with an 81-9 discus throw, Anna Wilcox's 13:43 time in the 3000 meters, Amanda Hoefling's 28.11 time in the 200 meters, and Schwarz's 6:12 clocking in the 1500 meters.

Orr was fourth in the shot put with a 27-3 3/4 effort.

South O'Brien's girls managed two firsts and three runner-up finishes, with Casie Rehder winning the 400 meter hurdles in 1:07.11, and the Wolverine distance medley team winning in 4:50.91. Seconds went to Sierra Matthews with an 88-6 discus throw and a 29-0 3/4 shot put effort, and the sprint medley relay in a time of 2:04.04.

Taylor Schneider of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn cuts loose with a discus throw at Friday's Eagle Co-ed Relays in Marcus. Photo by Paul Struck
Thirds for SOS were Rachel Struve's 4-6 high jump, the 4x800 relay timed in 11:40.69, the 4x200 relay timed in 2:03.36, Halee Rahbusch's 1:10.47 time in the 400 meters, and the 4x400 relay clocking a 4:44.47. SOS was fourth in the 4x100 relay in 56.89, Rahbusch was fourth in the 3000 meters in 14:28.22, Taylor Paulsen was fourth kn the 200 meters in 30.48, and Struve was fourth in the 1500 meters in 6:26.62.

For Alta-Aurelia, the shuttle hurdle relay was second in 1:19.84, the 4x100 relay was third in 56.19, the sprint medley relay fourth in 2:14.20, the 4x200 relay fourth in 2:10.98, and the distance medley relay fourth in 5:20.32. No names of A-A relay runners were submitted.

Individually for the Warriors, Lindsay Hall was second in the high jump with a 4-6 leap, Haley Payne second in the long jump with a 14-9 effort, Morgan Droegmiller third in the 100 meter hurdles in 18.20, Tami Bertrand third in the 400 hurdles in 1:20.71, and Steph Robbins fourth in the 800 meters in 2:50.35.

Brandi Orr of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn is ready to heave the shot put during the Eagle Co-ed Relays in Marcus Friday night. Orr won the discus throw and was fourth in the shot put. Photo by Paul Struck

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