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MMC girls 5th at WEC track meet

Monday, May 9, 2011

MARCUS - The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls placed fifth at last week's War Eagle Conference Track & Field Meet here, won by Hinton with 114 team points.

Orange City Unity Christian was second with 100 points, followed by Le Mars Gehlen 85, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 79, MMC 54, Remsen St. Mary's 49, South O'Brien 43, Akron-Westfield 22, Granville Spalding 17, Remsen-Union 16, and West Sioux 10.

The Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls 4x800 relay team has been a bright spot for the Eagles this season. left to right, Heather Hoefling, Nicki Schwarz, Sydney Roberts, and Sarah Bird. Photo by Paul Struck
The Lady Eagles' sprint medley relay placed first in a time of 1:57 with Carly Lehnhoff, Sydney Roberts, Amanda Hoefling, and Erica Dreckman aboard; and the distance medley was second in 4:34 featuring Amanda Hoefling, Lehnhoff, Dreckman, and Nicki Schwarz.

Individual seconds went to Dreckman in the 100 meters in 13.24, and in the 200 meters in 26.82. Amanda Hoefling was fourth in the 200 meters in 28.41, Brandi Orr third in the discus with a throw of 81-4, and Liz Henke was sixth in the shot put with a 27-9 effort.

Also in the relays for the Eagles, the 4x800 of Schwarz, Heather Hoefling, Roberts, and Sarah Bird was third in 10:48; the 4x400 of Heather Hoefling, Roberts, Bird, and Amanda Hoefling was fifth in 4:39; and the 4x200 of Heather Hoefling, Bird, Roberts, and Schwarz was sixth in 2:03.

"Everyone was pleased with our efforts and results," said MMC coach Ric Collins. "We all wanted more. This is one of the stongest conferences in the State and many qualifiers will come from this conference. Many of the relays and individuals are top State leaders right now."

Individual placings for South O'brien were Casie Rehder third in the 400 meter hurdles in a time of 1:13, Sierra Matthews third in the shot put with a 30-4 heave, Taylor Paulsen fifth in the 400 meters in 1:07, and Mikayla Hintz fifth in the 200 meters in 28.61.

Wolverine relays included the distance medley third in 4:38, the 4x200 third in 1:58, the 4x800 fourth in 11:17, the 4x400 third in 4:30, the 4x100 fourth in 56.13, and the sprint medley sixth in 2:03.

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