GFW boys finish second in the T-Bird Relays
WINTHROP – The Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop boys track and field team placed second with 84 points at the T-Bird Relays on Thursday.
Tri-City United won the meet with 157 points, Mankato Loyola-Cleveland placed third with 74 points, Springfield/Comfrey/Cedar Mountain placed fourth with 64 points, Sibley East finished fifth with 62 points, Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity finished sixth with 42 points, and Wabasso finished seventh with 25 points.
Lucas Woods won the long jump with a jump of 19-5.5 and he placed second in the triple jump with a mark of 36-8.
The 4×200-meter relay took second in1:38.9.
Shawn Jensen was second with a throw of 134-3 in the discus and Jack Bussler was second in the 1600 in 5:08.2.
The sprint medley relay team placed second with a time of 4:11.1 and the 4×100 relay team placed third in 48.8.
Sam Gatton took third in high jump (5-6) and Mitch Kiecker placed fourth (5-4).
The GFW girls finished sixth with 49 points. Tri-City United won the meet with 148 points, Loyola finished second with 75 points, S/CM/C finished third with 74 points, Wabasso finished fourth with 62 points, Sibley East finished fifth with 60 points, and Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity finished seventh with 42 points.
Lexi Jensen won a close competition in the discus with a throw of 90-6, while teammate Ashley Schmidt placed fifth in the discus with a throw of 86-3.
Jenn Palmer was second in the 1,600 in 6:10.1.
The 4×400 relay team also placed second in 4:41.7.
The 4×800 relay finished third with a time of 11:14.6 and the Sprint Medley Relay placed second in 2:06.5.
Indians compete at St. James
ST. JAMES – The Sleepy Eye Unified track and field team competed in St. James Friday.
Mariah Salfer was first in the 100-hurdles (17.4) and Kari Schumacher was first in the 3,200 (13:06). The 4×100 relay team was first 53.7. Jessica Schmitz was second in the triple jump (33-1.5) and the 4×200 relay team was second (1:54).
Dillon Kober was second in the triple jump (36-08) and David Jasso was third in the discus (100-10).