The Bluebirds competed in the Berean track meet on a warm and breezy afternoon on April 25 in Marion.
Goessel’s throwers dueled for points as Brian Hiebert claimed the best throw in shot put for the Bluebirds this season surpassing his previous best toss by 16 inches. Hiebert took third and Alex Schmidt earned fifth place. Nathan Czarnowsky extended his best leap in long jump by three inches and Heath Goertzen set his best distance in triple jump for the Bluebirds.
Goessel boys scoring at Berean
Shot Put: 3. Brian Hiebert, 37 feet, 9. 5 inches; Alex Schmidt, 36-10.
Long Jump: 4. Nathan Czarnowsky, 18-6.25.
Triple Jump: 3. Davis Cook, 37-11.25. 4. Heath Goertzen, 37-6.50.
3200: 4. Goertzen, 12 minutes, 10 seconds.
4x800 Relay: 4. Aaron Woelk, Daniel Kristofferson, Grant Flaming, Jake Herrel, 10:39.00.
Although the Goessel girls did not win any events, they accumulated 25 points as a team at Marion.
Erin Brubaker increased her distance in the long jump and decreased her time in the 100-meter hurdles as she scored points in three events. Tia Goertzen cut three seconds off her 400-meter best and Ali Buller improved her 800-meter run performance.
Goessel Girls Scoring at Berean
High Jump: 3. Erin Brubaker, 4-4.
Long Jump: 3. Brubaker, 13-4.25.
Triple Jump: 4. Makayla King, 28-6.
100 Hurdles: 2. Brubaker, 19.60.
3200: 3. Brittny Czarnowsky, 13:47.00.
400: 3. Tia Goertzen, 1:07.60.
800: 5. Ali Buller, 2:34.00.