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MMC girls 2nd in Heartland Meet

Friday, May 13, 2011

Amanda Hoefling of Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn plots her strategy in the starting blocks before a relay race at a recent MMC track and field meet in Marcus. Photo by Paul Struck
MARCUS - The host Marcus-Meriden-Cleghorn girls finished second to a deep and talented Hinton team at the 2011 Heartland Relays at MMC High School here Monday night.

Hinton won the team competition with 204 points, followed by MMC 122, River Valley 76, Akron-Westfield 65, Storm Lake St. Mary's 43, Hull Trinity Christian 35, and West Sioux 14.

Earning firsts for the host Eagles were Erica Dreckman with a 13.29 clocking in the 100 meters and a 27.07 time in the 200 meters; Nicki Schwarz with a 5:37 time in the 1500 meters; and the sprint medley relay of Carly Lehnhoff, Sydney Roberts, Amanda Hoefling, and Dreckman first in 1:57.

Lehnhoff was second in the 100 meters in 14.13; the distance medley relay of Amanda Hoefling, Lehnhoff, Dreckman, and Schwarz was second in 4:37; the 4x200 was second in 2:03 with Roberts, Monica DeLaCruz, Heather Hoefling, and Sarah Bird aboard; the 4x800 timed in 11:06 with Bird, Heather Hoefling, Schwarz, and Roberts running; and the 4x400 with Lehnhoff, Bird, Roberts, and Amanda Hoefling clocking 4:31.

Thirds went to Brandi Orr with an 88-4 discus throw; Liz Henke's 28-8 shot put; Amanda Hoefling's 28.0 time in the 200 meters; and Bird's 2:50 time in the 800 meters.

Fourths went to Jeri Welp's 12-2 long jump, and Anna Wilcox's 14:38 time in the 3000 meters.

For River Valley, Brittney Shropshire was first in the 100 meter hurdles in 17.18; Brittany Hunwardsen third in the 3000 meters in 14:03 and fourth in the 800 meters in 2:59; Olivia Goettsch fourth in the high jump with a 4-2 effort and third in the 1500 meters in 5:55; and MacKenzie King third in the 400 meter hurdles in 1:24.

In the relays, River Valley was third in the 4x800 in 12:25 with Bailey Fitch, Alysa Georgopoulos, Jordain Volkert, and Kelsie Brown running; second in the shuttle hurdle in 1:18 with Lexie Chester, Brittny Shropshire, King, and Georgopoulos aboard; third in the sprint medley in 2:07 with Chester, Volkert, Fitch, and Kari Ludvigson running; third in the distance medley in 4:52 with Goettsch, Shropshire, Fitch, and Ludvigson featured; third in the 4x100 with Fitch, Ludvigson, Chester, and Shropshire aboard; and third in the 4x400 in 5:32 with Brown, King, Jacie Jepsen, and Georgeopoulos running.

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