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A-A boys win track and field meet

Thursday, May 10, 2012

A.J. Lange of Alta-Aurelia clears the high jump bar during recent boys track and field action in Alta. Photo by Trent Johnson, Storm Lake Pilot Tribune.
LAKE CITY - The Alta-Aurelia boys scored 148 points in winning the Boys' Division of the Jim Yunek Relays here on Monday - the final meet before today's Class 2A District Meet in Sioux Center.

Warrior runners won the 100, 200, 400 and 800 meter individual events on their way to winning the meet.

Jalen Henningsen won the 100 meter dash with a time of 11.31, and the 200 meter dash, in a time of 23.23; Freshman Mitchell Fritz won the 400 meters, in a time of 52.22; and Tyler Larson won a close 800 meter race in 2:14.51, as the top four finishers finished within two seconds of each other.

Alta-Aurelia's Jalen Henningsen races with Ridge View's Seth Johnson to the finish line during recent track and field action. Photo by Trent Johnson, Storm Lake Pilot -Tribune
The Warriors' shuttle hurdle relay team of Jordan Schmitz, Jared Schmitz, Austin Delp and Neil Marshall won that event in a school-record time of 1:00,59, as they nipped second place Southern Calhoun County by .22 seconds. Alta-Aurelia's Sean Berg finished 4th with his time of 2:16.10. The 4 x 400 relay, also earned a gold medal, running the meet's final event in a time of 3:33.57.

Second place finishes for the Warriors included :Shaun Rowell, long jump, 18-4; Neil Marshall, 110 Meter Hurdles, 16.95; Jordan Schmitz, 400 Meter Hurdles, 56.76; and the distance medley relay, in a time of 3:48.60.

Third place winners included A.J. Lange, high jump, 5-8; Tristan Bainum, discus, 109-8 1/2; the 4 x 200 relay, 1:35.48; and the 4 x 100 relay, 46.64.

Woodward Academy finished second in the team standings with 131 points, while third place went to Manson-Nortwest Webster with 126 points and South Central Calhoun finished fourth, scoring 97 points.

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