Rebels place 2nd, 3rd at meet

Published 8:56 am Monday, April 4, 2011

The United South Central/Alden-Conger girls’ and boys’ track and field teams competed in a five-team meet at Minnesota State University-Mankato’s indoor track facility Saturday. The Rebels girls finished second to Fairmont, while the Rebel boys were third behind Fairmont and Albert Lea.

Amanda Allis, in the shot put and Hannah Goemann in the 800-meter run, each scored individual wins for the Rebels. The strongest event for the Rebels proved to be the 800, as Goemann and Bailey Olson went 1-3 in that event. The Rebels 4×400-meter team also picked up a win, shaving two-tenths of a second off the Rebels’ indoor record. Members of that team were Bailey Olson, Anissa Janzig, Emily Krohnberg and Hannah Goemann.

The 4×200 team finished second but chopped two seconds off their week-old indoor mark. Runners on that team were Mikayla Gormley, Nancy Christianson, Shayna Stevermer and Hannah Goemann.

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Seth Treptow picked up the lone win for the boys, finishing first in the 55-meter intermediate hurdles.

Seconds were scored by Treptow in the high hurdles, Jay Staloch in the 8oo-meter run, Dylan Baumann in the 1,600-meter run and Tony Willette in the shot put.

The 4×200-meter relay team of Jannik Rosemeyer, Christopher Melby, Tyler Lackey and Teddy Wiebold was also second. Wiebold and Lackey then teamed with Jay Staloch and Seth Treptow to finish second in the 4×400-meter run.

“We are making progress,” coach Kent Viesselman said. “Between the girls and boys, we had over 50 performances that were better than a week ago.

The Rebels open their outdoor season at with a six-team meet at St. James Thursday.

Albert Lea girls place 3rd

The Albert Lea girls’ track and field team placed third with 91 points.

Chrissy Monson placed first in the 1,600-meter run, and the 4×200-, 4×400- and 4×600-meter relay teams all placed second.

Alissa Allison placed second in the 200-meter run, Jensen Goodell placed second in the triple jump and Gretta Johnson placed second in the 55-meter intemediate hurdles.

Albert Lea competes again at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva.