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May 10 Regional Track Summary: Best Performances Recorded at Blasius Meet at Kimball – Mitchell Republic

KIMBALL, SD — There were plenty of top performances Friday at the Lezlie Blasius Memorial Track Meet, hosted by Kimball/White Lake.

Aziah Meyer of Avon won the 100-meter dash in 11.61 seconds as well as the long jump (21-1). Lincoln Kranig of Kimball/White Lake won the 200-meter race at his local track in a personal best time of 23.90 seconds. In the 800-meter race, Daniel Leiferman (2:02.19) and Park Sinclair (2:08.16) went 1-2 for KWL, while Sinclair won the 1,600-meter race in 4:51, 42. Joseph Laprath of Colome won the 3,200-meter race (10:50.99).

In the hurdle races, Winner’s Austin Blare won the 110-meter race (15.89), while Reed Benter won the 300-meter race (45.08).

Lincoln Koehn of Kadoka Area won the discus (163-7) and shot put (49-5.5). Corsica-Stickney’s Driftin Mulder won the javelin (135-3) and Burke’s Iker Diaz Montilla won the high jump (6-3). Riley Mayer of Mount Vernon/Plankinton won the triple jump with a personal best of 39 feet, 6 inches.

The men’s team points race was won by James Valley Christian with 88 points, followed by KWL with 79 points, Burke with 65 in third place and Winner with 63 points for fourth.

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Makenzie Hetland of Mount Vernon/Plankinton attempts to clear the bar in the high jump during the Lezlie Blasius Memorial Track Meet Friday, May 10, 2024 in Kimball.

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For top girls performances, Kaitlyn Priebe of Kimball/White Lake won the 200 meters (28.36) and 400 meters (1:04.04). Teammate Autumn Baker won the 1,600-meter race (5:20.28).

Berkeley Engelland of Mount Vernon/Plankinton won the 100 meters (12.61), a season-best time, and the 800 meters (2:12.48). Abigail Engelland won the 3,200-meter run (12:28.55) for the Titans, who also had Makenzie Hetland win the high jump (5-3).

Burke’s Piper Hanson won the 100-meter hurdles (15.17), followed by MVP’s Reagan Rus second (15.34), and the two hurdle stars traded finishes in the 300-meter race, with Rus first (15.34). 47.00) and Hanson second (48.01). .

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From left, Piper Hanson of Burke and Reagan Rus of Mount Vernon/Plankinton run in the 100-meter hurdles during the Lezlie Blasius Memorial Track Meet Friday, May 10, 2024 in Kimball.

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Avery Orth of Wessington Springs won the girls’ shot put (40-8). The throw helped the senior Spartans rank No. 5 in the state and No. 1 among all Class B throwers for the season.

Burke’s Paige Bull won the discus (121-2) and Avon’s Lila Vanderlei won the javelin throw (108-8). Avon’s Courtney Sees won the long jump (17-3), while Burke’s Daytona Paris won the triple jump (32-7.5).

For the girls, Burke won with a total of 141.5 points, followed by James Valley Christian with 79 points and Mount Vernon/Plankinton and Kimball/White Lake both with 73 points to tie for third place.

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From left, Logan Her Many Horses of Mitchell receives the relay from Rozelyn Wilson in the 4×200 meter relay during the Lezlie Blasius Memorial Track Meet on Friday, May 10, 2024 in Kimball.

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Mitchell sent a number of JV competitors to the competition. For the girls, Emilie Ellis finished third in the 200 meters (29.58), while McKenna Auch finished fourth in the 100 meters (13.81) and the 200 meters (29.87). Cassidy Korzan finished first in the triple jump, finishing fourth (30-4) and fifth in the long jump (13-9.5).

The boys 4×100 meter relay of Camdyn Beatch, Adam Kampshoff, Kellen Larson and Trell Kaupp finished third for the Kernels (47.38). Mitchell’s Miguel Vizcarra finished fourth in the 400-meter run in a personal best time of 54.01 seconds and Rylan Rients finished fourth with a PR of 5:28.86. Mason Kempf finished fifth in the 200 meters (25.14).

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