DR girl qualifies for state in long jump
April 16. 2014 6:00AM
The Dell Rapids varsity girls track team competed in the Tri-Valley Invitational Track Meet Thursday. The girls ran tough and worked hard, coach Michael Putnam said. Maddie Vietor qualified for the state track meet with her long jump.
The team finished fourth overall. Sioux Falls Christian won the meet with 163 points. Others competing: West Central 138, Tri-Valley 73, Dell Rapids 70, Elk Point-Jefferson 63, McCook Centrl-Montrose 20, Baltic 16.
Quarriers taking second place in their categories were: 400m relay team of Sami Rieder, Demi Erickson, Lindsey Morris and Kiah Schumacher; Cheyenne Spielmann in the 800 run, and Mikaela Stofferahn in the shot put.
Third place: 3200m relay team of Lexi Snyder, Betsy Amundson, Brittany Kludt and Cheyenne Spielmann; 800m relay team of Reider, Megan Miles, Morris and Schumacher; Brittney Siemonsma in the shot put, and Maddie Vietor in the triple jump.
Fourth place: Lexi Snyders in the 1600m run, Stofferahn in the discus, and Jessica Tisher in the triple jump.
Fifth place: Brittany Kludt in the 1600m run, medley relay team of Drew Lesselyoung, Kyrsten Williams, Betsy Amundson and Hannah Fiedler; 1600m relay team of Reider, Morris, Fielder and Miles, Mikaela Adams in the discus, and Maddie Vietor in the long jump.
Dell Rapids girls earned two second-place awards in boys track at the Vince relays, Saturday in Elkton.
Kalie Graham took second in the 100 in 13.52, and Sami Rieder took second in the 800, 2:46.24.
Team points: Elkton-Lake Benton 147, Sioux Valley 109.5, Flandreau 96.5, De Smet 78, Milbank 77, Great Plains Lutheran 59, Castlewood 44, Lake Preston 40, Dell Rapids 38.