Quarriers pound field at Tri-Valley Invite
April 22. 2014 8:19PM
The Quarrier boys track and field team dominated the competition at the Tri-Valley Invitational Thursday, April 10 in Colton.
Dell Rapids scored 163.5 team points, nearly 40 more than its closest competitor.
Quarrier Ian Bergstrom’s time of 11.6 seconds in the 100-meter dash was best of any athlete.
Dell Rapids’ Zach Schroeder outran everyone else in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.8 seconds. Bergstrom finished third in the event with a time of 23.7 seconds.
The Quarriers’ 400-meter relay team of Jonathan DeNoon, Bergstrom, Riley Schmidt and Schroeder was best of any school with a time of 45 seconds.
Dell Rapids continued to apply pressure on the rest of the field with another first place win in the 800-meter relay. The team of Adam Reams, Kahler Berven, Schmidt and Schroeder recorded a time of 1:32.9.
The 1600-meter relay yielded similar results. This time it was the team of Zach White, Tanner Heim, Schroeder and Adam Karst who took first place after recording a time of 3:37.3.
The Quarriers impressed in the jumping events with four top two finishes.
In the long jump, Brett Nichols’ jump of 21 feet 1.25 inches was best of any athlete. Ty Hoglund’s jump of 20 feet two inches was good enough for second.
Nichols’ triple jump of 42 feet .75 inches was best, and Adam Kost’s distance of 40 feet one inch was second best.
The Quarriers got more points from a second place finish by Heim in the 1600-meter run. Heim finished the run in 5:01.5.
Riley Jurgenson and Henry LaCoursiere finished second and third, respectively, in the 110-meter hurdles. Jurgenson recorded a time of 17.9 seconds, and LaCoursiere 18.2 seconds.
Jurgenson finished second in the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 45.6 seconds, and Mason Schmidt finished third in the high jump by clearing five feet 10 inches.
Dell Rapids’ Ben Hammer earned a second place finish in the shot with a put of 45 feet 3.5 inches.
Boys results at Tri-Valley
Dell Rapids 163.5
S.F. Christian 125.5
West Central 123.5
McCook Central-Montrose 42
Elk Point-Jefferson 19