Goertzen leads Goessel boys in 1st track meet

Contributing writer

Heath Goertzen led the Goessel boys’ team April 8 with 20 points at a six-team Central Kansas Track League meet in Marion. Goertzen won the 1,600-meter run with teammate Ben Wiens coming in second. Goertzen also exceeded 40 feet in the triple jump for second place. The Goessel boys finished in fourth place with 75 team points.

Goertzen was the only team member to score on Friday at the Marion Relays with a triple jump leap of 40’11.50”. Although the Goessel boys improved on times and distances in seven events, none of the other events scored points in this big meet.

April 8 medalists

Triple jump: 2. Heath Goertzen, 40’1½”; long jump: 4. Miguel Guirerro, 17’10”; javelin: 4. Trevor Beisel, 110’3”; 110-meter hurdles: 3. Zach Wiens, 18.12; 300-meter hurdles: 4. Z. Wiens, 49.12; 100-meter dash: 6. Mark Schmidt, 12.27; 200-meter dash: 4. M. Schmidt, 25.23, and 5. Josh Schmidt, 25.45; 400-meter dash: 4. J. Schmidt, 59.29, and 5. Beisel, 1:01.69; 800-meter run: 5. Guirerro, 2:27.66; 1,600-meter run: 1. Goertzen, 5:19.39, and 2. Ben Wiens, 5:21.10; 4x100 relay: 2. Guirerro, J. Schmidt, M. Schmidt, and Chase Flaming, 49.18; 4x400 relay: 2. Beisel, Z. Wiens, B. Wiens, and Goertzen, 4:03.62.

Friday medalists

Triple jump: 3. Goertzen, 40’11½”.

 

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