Goessel girls set good marks in early meets

Contributing writer

The Goessel girls’ track team began the season with some good times and distances in the Central Kansas Track League meet April 8 in Marion.

The Bluebirds finished third out of six teams with Erin Brubaker capturing the only gold medal for Goessel by winning the 100-meter hurdles. She also brought home fourth place in the 300-meter hurdles. Riley Jarvis earned second place in discus and fourth place in javelin to help the Bluebird team to 95 team points.

On Friday, Goessel participated in the Marion Relays with 13 schools. Olivia Duerksen elevated her high jump performance to 4’10” and captured second place. The 4x400 relay team improved its time by four seconds and came in fifth place.

April 8 medalists

100-meter dash: 4. Aleena Cook, 13.66; 200-meter dash: 3. Cook, 29.4; 800-meter run: 3. Marlene Fritzsche, 2:59.82, and 4. Alisha Nolte, 3:01.77; 1600-meter run: 2. Sophie Freuler, 6:24.72, and 4. Jennifer Meysing, 6:34.85; 3200-meter run: 5. Kylee Unruh, 17:39.15; 100-meter hurdles: 1. Erin Brubaker, 18.55, 3. Nolte, 20.07, and 5. Shelbi Stultz, 20.62; 300-meter hurdles: 4. Brubaker, 57.44; 4x100 relay: 3. Jarvis, Olivia Duerksen, Stultz, and Cook, 57.14; 4x400 relay: 3. Jarvis, Brubaker, Meysing, and Page Hiebert, 4:44.66; 4x800 relay: 2. Freuler, Fritzsche, Nolte, and Meysing 11:43.76; high jump: 6. Hiebert 4’40”; long jump: 4. Duerksen, 14’2½”, and 6. Page Hiebert, 13’7”; discus: 2. Jarvis, 90’1”; javelin: 4. Jarvis, 82’4”, and 6. Freuler, 77’6”

Friday medalists

4x400 relay: 5. Jarvis, Brubaker, Meysing, and Page Hiebert, 4:40.22; high jump: 2. Hiebert, 4’10”.

 

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