Goessel track excels with a 29-medal performance
Goessel’s boys and girls track teams both excelled on April 9 at Lyons, combining for 29 total medals.
With nearly ideal weather conditions April 9, at Lyons Goessel track excelled on the boys’ and girls’ side alike.
The boys medaled in 15 individual events and all three relays, scoring 76 total points. They were led by second-place finishes from Jerah Schmidt in the 1600-meter, and Zackary Guerrero in the 300-meter hurdles.
The girls were led in scoring by Elyse Boden, who with placed second in both the 1600-meter run and the 3200-meter. Those finishes accounted for 16 of the team’s 50 points. Elizabeth Schmucker also tallied two medals, with fourth place finishes in both the 400-meter and pole vault.
They earned 50 points on 11 total medals, divided between eight individual athletes, and the three relays.
Boys top finishers: 4-by-100-meter, fourth place, 49.74 seconds; 4-by-400-meter, third place, 4:17.62; 4-by-800-meter, second place, 9:47.94; high jump, Miguel Ballesta sixth place, 5-feet; long jump, Jacob Hagewood fourth place, 17-feet-7-inches, Nate Zogleman sixth place, 17-feet-2¼-inches; triple jump, Jacob Schrag fourth place, 34-feet-6-inches; javelin, Dylan Riley sixth place, 114-feet-7-inches; 100-meter, Chicco Bertozzi fourth place, 12.24 seconds, Hagewood sixth place, 12.37 seconds; 200-meter, Bertozzi sixth place, 25.58 seconds; 110-meter hurdles, Guerrero third place, 19.32 seconds; 300-meter hurdles, Guerrero seconds place, 51.31 seconds; 400-meter, Bertozzi fourth place, 58.70 seconds; 800-meter, Schmidt fourth place, 2.09.60, Zogleman, sixth place, 2.18.80, 1600-meter, Schmidt second place, 5:08.83; 3200-meter, Dawson Duerksen sixth place, 13:02.98.
Girls top finishers: 4-by-100-meter, fourth place, 58.31 seconds; 4-by-400-meter, third place, 4:48.51, 4-by-800-meter, second place, 13:25.86; high jump, Bethany Herrel fourth place, 4-feet-4-inches; pole vault, Schmucker T-fourth place, 5-feet-6-inches; 400-meter, Schmucker fourth place, 1:09.50, Emily Flaming fifth place, 1:09.85; 1600-meter, Boden second place, 6:43.98; 3200-meter, Boden second place, 14:52.08, Edel Miller fifth place, 17:17.65.
Last modified April 18, 2019