Viking boys finish 10
Saturday, May 18, 2013 3:49 PM
The Decorah boys track team finished 10th in team standings at the Class 3A boys track tournament in Des Moines.
The Vikes finished with 24 points. Pella won the meet with 46 points.
The 4x400 of Jacob Drost, Gavin Nimrod, Cole Svestka and Drew Schwartz finished fifth in 3:25.95.
Also for the boys, Patrick Larson took 10th in the 1,600-meter run in 4:27.48 while Kyle Hosting was 14th in 4:32.29.
The Decorah girls had Lindsay Vande Lune in the 1,500-meter run, with Vande Lune taking 22nd in 5:26.37.
The 4x100 of Molly Wettach, Alexis Hove, Monica Tappe and Dailen Folkedahl finished fifth in 50.57 seconds.
SW's 4x100 of Jared Schroeder, Jordan Rommes, Alex Shatek and Colton Hageman took eighth in 45.08.
TV had Ryan Izer in the 1,600-meter run, finishing 16 in 4:48.22 while Stephanie Martin earned 22nd in the 1,500-meter run in 5:24.30.
The boys 4x100 of Jordan Denk, Dalton Hackman, Nathan Suell and Brian Schmitt took fifth in 44.66. Finally, the girls 4x400 of Johanna Blazek, Kirsten Huinker, Allie Njus and Olivia Reicks finished eighth in 4:11.59.
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