Duerksen wins two events to help Goessel place third

Contributing writer

Freshman Olivia Duerksen won the high jump and the long jump events at Goessel on April 15. Duerksen cleared the high jump bar at 4’10” and leaped 15’9.50” inches in the long jump.

The Bluebirds took home first, third, and fourth in the high jump event as Aleena Cook and Page Hiebert also scored points. Duerksen and Hiebert scored first and second in the long jump as the Bluebirds led the field.

For the girls, the 1,600-meter run also had two Bluebirds score points as Sophie Freuler finished fourth and Marlene Fritzsche finished sixth.

The Goessel girls finished in third place, as a team, behind Berean and Hesston. On Tuesday, Goessel will travel to Norwich on Friday.

Results

100-meter dash: 6. Aleena Cook, 13.90 seconds; 800-meter run: 5. Sophie Freuler, 2 minutes, 47.90 seconds; 1,600-meter run: 4. Freuler, 6:15.70; 6. Marlene Frtzsche, 6:24.70; 3,200-meter run: 2. Jennifer Meysing, 13:43.60; 100-meter hurdles: 5. Erin Brubaker, 19.90; 300-meter hurdles: 4. Brubaker, 58.30; 4x100-meter relay: 2. Riley Jarvis, Olivia Duerksen, Shelbi Stultz, and Cook, 56.10; 4x400 relay: 3. Jarvis, Brubaker, Freuler, and Page Hiebert, 4:40; high jump: 1. Duerksen, 4’10”; 3. Cook, 4’8”; 4. Hiebert, 4’6”; long jump: 1. Duerksen, 15’9.50”; 2. Page Hiebert, 15’2.75”; discus: 6. Jarvis, 80’2”.

 

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