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Husman, Adamson lead Braves track

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Cherokee's Eamon Adamson has shown steady improvement all season in his track and field specialties - the 1600 meters and 3200 meters. Adamson won the 1600 at the Knight Relays in Orange City Monday night and placed in both the 1600 and 3200 meters at last weekend's Sioux City Relays. Photo by Mike Leckband
ORANGE CITY - Led by double winner Marc Husman, the Cherokee Braves notched three first-place finishes at the Knight Relays here Monday night, hosted by Orange City Unity Christian.

Husman won the 200 meters in 23,33, and the 800 meters in 2:04.91 against the rugged team competition.

Cherokee distance ace Eamon Adamson also claimed first place in the 1600 meters with a time of 4:45.76.

Other top individual finishesfor Cherokee were Stetson Dagel fifth in the shot put with a 42-6 1/4 effort, and Grayson Roosa sixth in the discus with a throw of 121-04. Zac Taylor was fifth in the 400 meter hurdles in 1:02.

The Braves 4x400 relay unit of Taylor, Husman, Rasheen Ulis, and Adamson was fourth in a time of 3:40.

MOC-Floyd Valley won the team title with 107 points, followed by Unity Christian 88, Le Mars 82, Hull Western Christian 78, Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 66, Sioux Center 52, Sheldon 45, and Cherokee 39.

At Saturday's Sioux City Relays, cut short by thunderstorms and many prep events canceled, Adamson led Cherokee placing 10th in the 3200 meters in 10:25, and 16th in the 1600 meters in a time of 4:51.53. Ulis was 16th in the 100 meters in 12.24.

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