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Hershey winners compete at State

Thursday, June 21, 2012

On Saturday, June 16th, 34 young area athletes competed in the Hershey Track & Field State Meet in Marshalltown, after qualifying in May at the local Hershey Meet sponsored by the Cherokee Parks & Recreation Department.

Those placing 1st in the local meet qualify for the state meet, and if they cannot attend, the 2nd place finisher is invited. More than 100 youth from 12 area cities participated in the local meet. Almost all of the first place finishers were able to attend the state meet this year.

First and second place finishers at the Cherokee meet include:

BOYS 9-10: Standing Long Jump: 1st- Brayden Farver, 2nd -- Cade Rohwer. Softball throw: 1st- Alex DeRoos, 2nd- Jacob Hodgdon. 50 Meter Dash: 1st -- Drew Ducommun, 2nd- Cael Lundy. 100 Meter Dash -- 1st- Drew Ducommun, 2nd- Cael Wood. 200 Meter Dash: 1st- Brayden Farver, 2nd- Reid Nelson. 400 Meter Dash: 1st- Brayden Farver, 2nd- Cael Wood. 4x100 Meter relay: 1st- Cade Siebrecht, Alex DeRoos, Levi Sleezer, Cade Rohwer. 2nd- Cole Timmerman, Brayden Farver, Jacob Kohn, Cael Lundy.

GIRLS 9-10: Standing Long Jump: 1st- Jessica Larson, 2nd- JeMae Nichols. Softball throw: 1st- Hannah Dau, 2nd- Kaylee Jacobs. 50 Meter Dash: 1st- JeMae Nichols, 2nd- Hannah Dau. 100 Meter Dash: 1st- JeMae Nichols, 2nd- Hannah Dau. 200 Meter dash: 1st- Alexis Pingel, 2nd- Teagen Slaughter. 400 Meter Dash: 1st- Grace Anderson, 2nd- Maria Kueny. 4x100 Meter Relay: Josie Henrichs, Jessica Larson, Amelia Damewood, Maria Kueny. 2nd- Megan Waterman, Hannah Dau, Kaylee Jacobs, Breanna Bottjen.

BOYS 11-12: Standing Long Jump: 1st- Anthony Krier, 2nd- Cobe Siebrecht. Softball Throw: 1st- Dominic Schirmer, 2nd- Jaden Henrich. 100 Meter Dash: 1st- Dominic Schirmer, 2nd- Daenen Pierce. 200 Meter Dash: 1st- Chandler Damewood, 2nd- Dominic Schirmer. 400 Meter Dash: 1st- Michael Kueny, 2nd- Tyler Hanks. 800 Meter Run: 1st- Mason Hill, 2nd- Jaden Henrich. 4x100 Meter Relay: 1st- Michael Kueny, Andrew Price, Carson Elston, Michael Ryherd. 2nd- Mikey Burkhart, Trevor Lundquist, Bryce Lussier, Nolan Pruett.

GIRLS 11-12: Standing Long Jump: 1st- Josie Hodgdon, 2nd- Rowan Kolpin. Softball throw: 1st- Payton Slaughter, 2nd- Taryn Hintz. 100 Meter Dash: 1st- Grace DePuma, 2nd- Rowan Kolpin. 200 Meter Dash: 1st- Kassidy Pingel, 2nd- Grace DePuma. 400 Meter Dash -- 1st- Kylie Mongan, 2nd- Mary Barnes. 800 Meter Run: 1st- Mary Barnes, 2nd- Alexa Timmerman. 4x100 Meter Relay: 1st- Josie Hodgdon, Lily Anderson, Payton Slaughter, Kassidy Pingel. 2nd- Nicole McLaughlin, Taylor Richardson, Alexa Timmerman, Megan Brown.

BOYS 13-14: Standing Long Jump: 1st- Cooper Siebrecht, 2nd- Dominic Tuggle. Softball throw: 1st- Joseph Hughes, 2nd- Ricky Pizano. 100 Meter Dash- 1st- Ricky Pizano, 2nd- Ely Woten. 200 Meter dash: 1st- Joseph Hughes, 2nd- Kaleb Sleezer. 800 Meter run: 1st- Carson Kruger, 2nd- Izaak Hoey. 1600 Meter run: 1st- Cooper Siebrecht, 2nd- Tyler Gaes. 4x100 Meter Relay: 1st- Thomas Kueny, Kaleb Sleezer, Ricky Pizano, Joseph Hughes.

GIRLS 13-14: Standing Long Jump: 1st- Lindsay Williams. Softball Throw: 1st- Lindsay Williams, 2nd- Justine Ryherd. 100 Meter Dash: 1st- Justine Ryherd, 2nd- Erin Lockin. 200 Meter Dash: 1st- Justine Ryherd. 800 Meter Run: 1st- Abigail Wells.

Thanks to all our volunteers who helped make our local meet possible.

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