Section 3A Results – New Records & Academic All State Recipients

Posted: May 31, 2019 in Uncategorized

Section 3A Results 2019

Congratulations to all our athletes that participated at the Section meet!  I cannot express enough how proud we are of your efforts and performances – many PR’s yesterday!!

We also broke 5 school records!

Girls 4×4 – 4:06.25 previous record (which they recently set) was 4:12.79 – their performance earned them a trip to the state meet.  The girls are Grace Drietz, Lizzy Gillingham, Braelyn Merritt & RyAnn Hansen. The record coming into the season was 4:12.91 set 2009.

Girls Pole Vault – Coming into this year the record was 7’6″ set in 2014- Delaney Houseman and Makenzie Hemish both beat that record…..Delaney went 8’6″ yesterday to tie Mak’s mark from last week and Makenzie finished with 9′ for the current record.

Boys 4×1 – The boys beat last year’s record of 45.19 with a time of 45.08. Team members: Cameron Anderson, Jaden Kindopp, Cole VanOverbeke, Carter Wente

Boys 4×2 – The boys advance to state by beating the qualifying standard with a new record of 1:32.01 – our record set last year was a 1:33.35. Team members: Cole VanOverbeke, Jaden Kindopp, Jared Josephson, Carter Wente

Boys 4×4: The boys 4×4 record of 3:34.05 set in 2015 was broken yesterday with a time of 3:31.60. Team members: Jalyn Ufkin, Cole VanOverbeke, AJ Josephson, Jared Josephson.

Grace Drietz also qualified for the state meet in both the 800 & 1600 meter run.

Carter Wente won the section in the 110 Hurdles for the third straight year to advance to the state meet.

The girls also took second in the section!

Both boys and girls have earned the Gold Status (3.75 GPA or better) in the Coaches’ Association Academic All-State Team. The boys had a 3.84 and the girls 3.88.

We also have several that earn individual Academic All-State Award.  To receive this you must maintain a 3.6 GPA or better (grades 9-12 only) and qualify for state, win your conference event, or meet a qualifying mark set by the Coaches Association. Here is the link with the qualifying standards (it says 2015 but is still the one they use). Please let me know if I forget someone – grades 7-8 are not eligible.

The following qualified by meeting the criteria above in the following events:

Grace Drietz  – 800, 1600, 3200, 4×4

Lizzy Gillingham – Long Jump, 100, 4×2, 4×4

RyAnn Hansen – LJ, 200, 400, 4×2, 4×4

Makenzie Hemish – Pole Vault, 4×2

Faith Traen – 3200

Kameron King – 100H, 300H

Aidyn Bruns – High Jump

Jared Josephson – 4×2, 4×4, 400

Carter Wente – TJ, 110H, 300H, 4×2, 4×1

Cole VanOverbeke – 4×1, 4×2, 4×4

Jalyn Ufkin – 4×4

Jaden Kindopp – 4×1, 4×2

AJ Josephson – 4×4






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