Track earns 10 medals at Lyndon

Top: Freshman Sienna Jones triple jumps at Lyndon Thursday. Jones placed 3rd. Photo by Danielle Murphy.

Jacob Meseke | sports editor

The track team traveled to Lyndon on Thursday for its first meet of the season and the first meet since the 2019 season.

At Lyndon, the girls finished with 48 points in fifth place, and the boys came in 6th with 35 points.

“We couldn’t have had a more perfect day of weather and our athletes took advantage of it. We had lots of good times and distances for early season, with lots of room to keep improving,” Alderman said. “Moving forward we need to continue to take pride in doing the tough work in practice that it takes to succeed. If we keep attacking each practice as another opportunity to get better, we should be in great shape when we get to the League, Regional, and State Meets at the end of the season.”

The team competes 3 p.m. Friday at home. Spectators are welcome, although masks and social distancing are recommended.

Junior Justin Carlson throws shot put at Lyndon. He threw 34 feet 4 inches in shot put and 88 feet 3 inches in discus, improving his personal record by more than 15 feet. Photo by Danielle Murphy.

Lyndon Results

Lauren Schutter: Long Jump 1st, Triple Jump 1st

Boys 4X800: Jace Reves, Angel Trujillo, Wyatt Wurtz, Eli Oliver 2nd

Rebekah Stuhlsatz: 3200 2nd

Jace Reves: 800 2nd

Girls 4X100: Baylie Tharman, Sienna Jones, Sophia Castillo, Lauren Schutter 3rd

Boys 4X100: Aiden Boeckman, Dawson Schultz, Jace Reves, Angel Trujillo 3rd

Boys 4X400: Dawson Schultz, Wyatt Wurtz, Eli Oliver, Jace Reves 3rd

Sienna Jones: Triple Jump 3rd

Angel Trujillo: 200 3rd

Boys: 6th, 35 points, 10-5, 

Girls: 5th, 48 points, 11-4

Sophomore Eli Oliver competes in the high jump. It was Oliver’s first high school meet, as last year’s competitions were canceled due to COVID-19. Photo by Danielle Murphy.

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