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SOS boys second in WEC Meet

Monday, May 9, 2011

This boys 4x800 relay unit for Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn places in most meets. Team members are, left to right, Zach Kellog, Colin Sears, Dylan Spieler, and Ben Brady. Photo by Paul Struck
MARCUS - The South O'Brien boys rang up four first-place and two runner-up finishes to claim second place in the team race of the 2011 War Eagle Conference Track & Field Meet here last week.

Orange City Unity Christian won the boys division with 175 points, followed by SOS 91, Hinton 85, Le Mars Gehlen 71, Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn 41, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 40, Akron-Westfield 36, Remsen-Union 14, and Remsen St. Mary's 4.

Ben Wagner was the lone individual champ for the SOS boys, winning the high jump with a leap of 6-5. His teammate Adam Paulsen was sixth in the event with a 5-6 effort.

Three Wolverine relays won, including the 4x100 in 45.89, 4x200 in 1:36, and shuttle hurdle in 1:04. The SOS 4x400 relay was second in 3:37. Names of runners for the SOS relays were not submitted.

Also for the Wolverines, Dillon Zimmer was second in the 200 meters in 23.08, and Hunter Fiddelke was fourth in 24.01; Drew Johannsen was fourth in the 110 meter hurdles in 17.44; the 4x800 relay was third in 8:39; Cole Ebel was fourth in the 100 meters in 12.0; Matt DeVos was third in the 400 meter hurdles in 1:00; Luke Hoger was fifth in the 3200 meters in 11:26, and sixth in the 800 meters in 2:19; Daniel Patterson was fifth in the 1600 meters in 5:08; Sam Weber was sixth in the 3200 meters; and the medley relay was fourth in 4:06.

For MMC, Reece Jackson was third in the 110 meter hurdles in 17.16, Neal Bunt was fourth in the 400 meters in 53.16, and Blake Erdman sixth in the 400 meters in 55.70.

In the relays for MMC, the 4x400 was third in 3:38, the 4x200 fourth in 1:40, the 4x800 fifth in 10:14, and the shuttle hurdle relay fifth in 1:11.

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