Governor and Lady Gov Track teams have good day in Miller

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MILLER, S.D. (Rod Fisher, Dakota Radio Group) – The Pierre Lady Governor Track and Field squad dominated yesterday at the Miller Quadrangular Track and Field meet with Winner, Huron and Miller taking part along with the Lady Govs.  Pierre got a first place finish in every individual track event but one.  Tory Snyder won the 100 meter dash and Kelsey Schmitz won the 200 meter dash.  Elizabeth Raecke won the 400 meters and Rachel Propst won twice winning the 800 and 1600  meter runs.  Sarah Polak took first in the 3200 meters and in the hurdles races Theesa Johnson won the 100 meter hurdles.  In the Relays, the 4×100 meter relay team of Snyder, Johnson, Raecke and Schmitz won the event as did the 1600 meter relay team of Tara Stout, Baily Keller, Courtney Brandt and Allison Mientsma.  Gena Burley won the High Jump clearing 5-01.00 while McKenna Halverson won the Triple Jump with a leap of 33-00.5 and Sydney Palmer was a winner in the Shot Put with a toss of 35-01.0.

The Pierre Governor Boys Track and Field squad had another very good day on the track yesterday at Miller in a quadrangular with the Rustlers, Huron Tigers and Winner Warriors.  Joe Snyder won the 200 meter dash and Steve Gordon took first place in the 1600 meter run.  Lane Severyn took first place in the 110 meter high hurdles.  The Governors also won the 4×100 meter dash with Conner Berg, Snyder and Jared Nielan.  Berg, Caleb McKinley, Gordon and Chris Rumrill won the 4×400 meter relay.  And the boys 1600 sprint medley relay also crossed the finish line first.  Berg was a three time winner on the day as he captured the High Jump clearing 5-10.0.  Snyder also was a three time winner on the day as he won the Triple Jump with a leap of 41-02.5.  Kyle Anderson won the Shot Put with a toss of 47-10.0.  The Governors and Lady Govs return to the track on Saturday when they travel to Rapid City to compete in the Track O Rama.

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