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Strength in jumps lands Hillsboro 5th at Halstead

The Hillsboro High School boys’ track and field team placed fifth at the Conrad Nightengale Invitational on Friday in Halstead.

Shaq Thiessen won the high jump at 6-3 and long jump at 22-3. Avery Franz was third in long jump, 19-5½ and third in triple jump, 40-1½. Tyler Proffitt placed second in pole vault at 12-06.

Josh Richert won the 800-meter run in 2:07.33, placed third in the 1,600-meters at 4:55.16, and placed fourth in the 3,200-meters at 10:40.96. Grant Knoll placed fifth in the 3,200 with a time of 11:05.05.

Franz placed third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 54.08 seconds.


Emily Sechrist led the girls in scoring, winning the 3,200-meters with a time of 12:03.08, the 1,600, 5:28.15, and the 800, 2:29.79.

Ashley Bartel won pole vault with a vault of 8-6; Marah Franz tied for sixth at 8-0.

Morganne Hamm placed fourth in discus with a throw of 100-11.

Heather Mayfield was fourth in high jump with a jump of 4-8.

Last modified April 25, 2013