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Track Braves compete at Spencer

Friday, May 11, 2012

Cherokee's Austin Johnson awaits the baton from teammate Kevin Fajardo during the 4x800 relay in recent track and field action in Cherokee. Photo by Paul Struck
SPENCER - The Cherokee Braves racked up a first, two seconds, and a third-place finish at the recent Spencer Relays here.

The medley relay team of Sergio Goechez, Rasheen Ulis, Eamon Adamson, and Marc Husman won in a time of 3:48.

Cherokee seconds went to Lane Peterson's 137-10 discus throw, and Adamson's 4:49 clocking in the 1600 meters.

Cherokee's 4x400 relay team placed third with a time of 3:46, featuring Ulis, Ben Sampson, Husman, and Adamson. The Braves 4x100 relay unit of Goechez, Ulis, Andy Pitts, and Husman was fourth in 46.89.

Fifth-place finishes went to Austin Johnson's 5:15 time in the 1600 meters, the Braves shuttle hurdle relay clocked in 1:14, and the 4x200 relay timed in 1:38. Sampson, Zac Taylor, Nathaniel Morgan, and Brendan Rupp were aboard the shuttle hurdle relay; and Goechez, Ulis, Pitts, and Husman ran the 4x200.

Sixth-place finishes went to Grayson Roosa's 125-03 discus throw, and Taylor's 1:03 clocking in the 400 meter hurdles.

In JV action for Cherokee, Carlos Aguilar was first in the 400 meters in 58.66; the Young Braves 4x400 relay team of Luke Zieman, Kevin Fajardo, Morgan, and Taylor was first in a time of 3:50; and the medley relay unit of Pitts, Sampson, Zieman, and Fajardo was first in 4:12.

Brendan Rupp was third in the 400 meter hurdles in 1:13.

Spencer won the varsity team title with 123 points, followed by Le Mars 113, Hull Western Christian 89, Emmetsburg 76, Estherville-LC 75, Cherokee 48, Storm Lake 27.

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