Gov and Lady Gov Tracksters Impress in First Meet

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 ABERDEEN, S.D. – Cody Kuehl won two field events and five Governors claimed first place as the Track and Field Season began for the Pierre Governor and Lady Governors Saturday at the John Huth Invitational Indoor meet in Aberdeen. Kuehl took first place honors in the long jump and triple jump leaping 19 feet 3 and 11/16th inches in the long jump and 39 feet 11 1/2 inches to take the triple jump. Graham Protexter won the Shot Put with a toss of 47 feet 2 inches and Riley Sears took the high jump clearing 5 feet 10 inches . On the track, Shay Reinke won the 55 meter hurdles in a time of 8 seconds flat. Reinke also finished 2nd in the 200 meter dash in a time of 24.4 seconds. Ben Eisenbeisz had a second place finish in the 800 meter run in a time of 2 minutes 17.1 seconds. In the Girls division, the Lady Govs did well on the track with 3 girls winning races. Tess Johnson took the 55 meter dash in a time of 8.9 seconds while Elizabeth Raecke won the 200 meter dash in a time of 28.50 seconds beating out teammate Torey Snyder who ran the race in :28.30. The third Lady Gov winner on the track was Kelsey Schmitz who won the 400 meter dash in a time of 1 minute 5.7 seconds. Other top finishes for the Lady Govs included Eileen Long’s 2nd place finish in the 800 meter run. Rachel Propst was second in the 1500 meters and Sarah Polk was runner up in the 3000 meter run. Sydney Palmer was a second place finisher in the Shot Put and the Lady Gov’s 1600 and 3200 meter relay teams finished second. The meet was the first of the season and featured Sioux Falls Lincoln along with Aberdeen Central, Aberdeen Roncalli, Ipswich, and, Watertown. Pierre returns to Aberdeen on Thursday to compete in the Class AA portion of the Al Sahli Meet.

 

|BOYS’ DIVISION|

 

55-Meter Hurdles: 1, Shay Reinke, Pierre, :08.0; 2, Josh Hilgemann, Aberdeen Central, :08.1; 3, Matthew Booth, Aberdeen Central, :09.2; 4, Matt Blaseg, Pierre, :09.3; 5, Dylan Vincent, Aberdeen Central, :09.7; 6, Marcus McGinley, Watertown, :10.2.

 

55-Meter Dash: 1, Shay Bratland, Watertown, :06.5 (meet record, old record, 6.6, T. Schwan, Aberdeen Central, 1999 and 2001, L. Moody, Mitchell, 2000); 2, Bo Arnold, Watertown, :06.6; 3, Dion Helgelien, Watertown. :06.8; 4, Cody Feierabend, Watertown. :06.8; 5, Greyson Phillips, Aberdeen Central, :06.9; 6, Cyler Anderson, Watertown, :06.9.

 

200-Meter Dash: 1, Josh Hilgemann, Aberdeen Central, :24.1; 2, Shay Reinke, Pierre, :24.4; 3, Mason Hericks, Watertown, :24.5; 4, Dion Helgelien, Watertown, :24.6; 5, Cyler Anderson, Watertown, :24.9; 6, Justus Freidel, Watertown, :25.3.

 

400-Meter Dash: 1, Nick Reiffenberger, Watertown, :56.8; 2, Mason Mennenga, Watertown, :57.6; 3, Jake Heinert, Aberdeen Central, :57.8; 4, Jesse Hedges, Aberdeen Central, :58.9; 5, Ben Howey, Watertown, :59.0; 6, Caleb McKinley, Pierre, :59.5.

 

1,600-Meter Relay: 1, Watertown (Bo Arnold, Jess Poppen, Mason Mennenga, Cody Feierabend), 3:53.1; 2, Aberdeen Central, 3:55.0; 3, Pierre, 3:55.2; 4, Aberdeen Roncalli, 3:57.5; 5, Pierre B, 4:06.4; 6, Aberdeen Roncalli, 4:26.7.

 

800-Meter Run: 1, Brant Gilbertson, Watertown, 2:12.0; 2, Bennett Eisenbeisz, Pierre, 2:17.1; 3, Jack Wollman, Pierre, 2:23.8; 4, Sean Curly, Watertown, 2:27.7; 5, Elliot VanWell, Watertown, 2:32.6; 6, Austin Weiss, Pierre, 2:36.1.

 

1,500-Meter Run: 1, Tanner Peltier, Aberdeen Central, 5:20.5; 2, Patrick Woods, Aberdeen Central, 5:29.4; 3, Alex Tiede, Aberdeen Central, 6:06.8; 4, Gage Jewett, Aberdeen Central, 6:17.8.

 

3,000-Meter Run: 1, Tanner Peltier, Aberdeen Central, 10:29.1; 2, Patrick Woods, Aberdeen Central, 10:35.0; 3, Layne Diaz, Watertown, 11:10.4.

 

Shot Put: 1, Graham Protexter, Pierre, 47-2; 2, Lane Myer, Ipswich, 44-8; 3, Michael Koegan, Watertown, 42-7; 4, Nate Johnson, Watertown, 42-3; 5, Jordan Berndt, Watertown, 42-2; 6, Max Reinke, Pierre, 40-6.

 

High Jump: 1, Riley Sears, Pierre, 5-10; 2, Mitchell Guthmiller, Aberdeen Central, 5-10; 3, Justus St. Sauver, Watertown, 5-8; 4, Jesse Babcock, Aberdeen Central, 5-4; 5, (tie) Colton Cox, Aberdeen Roncalli, 5-4, and Mitch Musel, Aberdeen Roncalli, 5-4; 7, Dylan Vincent, Aberdeen Central, 5-0.

 

Long Jump: 1, Cody Kuehl, Pierre, 19-3 11/16; 2, Mike Stotz, Aberdeen Central, 18-11 1/16; 3, Mitchell Guthmiller, Aberdeen Central, 18-10 5/16; 4, Justus St. Sauver, Watertown, 18-10 5/16; 5, Layne Tieszen, Aberdeen Central, 18-3; 6, Bennett Eisenbeisz, Pierre, 18-0.

 

Triple Jump: 1, Cody Kuehl, Pierre, 39-11-1/2; 2, Mitch Musel, Aberdeen Roncalli, 37-3; 3, Mitchell Guthmiller, Aberdeen Central, 37-2; 4, Layne Tieszen, Aberdeen Central, 36-8; 5, Jacob Goehring, Aberdeen Central, 35-6; 6, Isaac Jones, Aberdeen Central, 35-4.

 

Pole Vault: 1, Colton Jordan, Watertown, 14-0; 2, Brian Anderson, Watertown, 12-6; 3, Austin Lemiux, Pierre, 12-6; 4, Marc Seitz, Aberdeen Central, 11-6; 5, Connor DeJong, Watertown, 11-6; 6, Colton Cox, Aberdeen Roncalli, 11-0.

 

960-Meter Relay: 1, Watertown (Bo Arnold, Dion Helgelien, Shay Bratland, Jess Poppen), 2:00.9; 2, Aberdeen Central, 2:05.2; 3, Watertown B, 2:06.5; 4, Pierre, 2:09.0; 5, Pierre B, 2:09.4; 6, Aberdeen Central B, 2:09.9.

 

3,200-Meter Relay: Watertown (Brant Gilbertson, Sean Curly, Elliot VanWell, Nick Reiffenberger), 9:12.2; 2, Aberdeen Roncalli, 9:18.0; 3, Aberdeen Central, 10:17.3; 4, Watertown, 11:09.0.

 

|GIRLS’ DIVISION|

 

55-Meter Hurdles: 1, Tess Johnson, Pierre, :08.90; 2, Logan Kludt, Watertown, :09.00; 3, Katie Berg, Pierre, :09.20; 4, Lindsey Hahler, Aberdeen Roncalli, :09.70; 5, Hailey Kline, Aberdeen Roncalli, :09.80; 6, Bailey Tollefson, Aberdeen Central, :09.90.

 

55-Meter Dash: 1, Macy Denzer, Watertown, :07.3; 2, Larissa Swanson, Aberdeen Central, :07.6; 3, Madison Russman, Aberdeen Central, :07.6; 4, Kelsey Schmitz, Pierre, :07.7; 5, Tory Snyder, Pierre, :07.8; 6, Molly Lauseng, Watertown, :07.9.

 

200-Meter Dash: 1, Elizabeth Raecke, Pierre, :28.50; 2, Tory Snyder, Pierre, :28.80; 3, Alli Cummings, Watertown, :29.00; 4, Katie Berg, Pierre, :29.20; 5, Whitney Scott, Watertown, :29.40; 6, Laike Doyen, Watertown, :29.80.

 

400-Meter Dash: 1, Kelsey Schmitz, Pierre, 1:05.7; 2, Madison Reeser, Watertown, 1:08.6; 3, Courtney Brandt, Pierre, 1:11.5; 4, Mercedes Snell, Watertown, 1:14.1; 5, Breanna Birgen, Aberdeen Central, 1:16.4; 6, Molly Reiffenberger, Watertown, 1:17.4.

 

800-Meter Run: 1, Sydney Waterman, Aberdeen Central, 2:35.8; 2, Eileen Leong, Pierre, 2:45.3; 3, Allison Meintsma, Pierre, 2:47.0; 4, Jory Mullen, Pierre, 2:52.5; 5, Sam Ullmann, Pierre, 2:53.6; 6, Mariah Fuchs, Pierre, 2:54.9.

 

1,500-Meter Run: 1, Hannah Kastigar, Aberdeen Central, 5:03.0 (ties meet record, B. Arment, Aberdeen Central, 2009); 2, Rachel Propst, Pierre, 5:05.5; 3, Kaylee Kappes, Aberdeen Central, 5:22.3; 4, Aspen Iverson, Pierre, 5:25.6; 5, Madisyn Waage, Aberdeen Central, 5:28.6; 6, Taylor Redlin, Watertown, 5:45.3.

 

3,000-Meter Run: 1, Karen Mayfield, Watertown, 11:19.3; 2, Sarah Polk, Pierre, 11:28.1; 3, Kaitlyn Volk, Aberdeen Central, 11:32.3; 4, Kayla Hopfinger, Aberdeen Roncalli, 13:44.8.

 

Shot Put: 1, Shekota Myer, Ipswich, 42-0 (meet record, old record 39-1, T. Luond, Ipswich, 2006); 2, Sydney Palmer, Pierre, 35-9-1/2; 3, Madison Kienow, Ipswich, 35-3-1/2; 4, McKenzie Werner, Watertown, 32-10; 5, Christy Renner, Aberdeen Roncalli, 31-10-1/2; 6, Sam Scepaniak, Aberdeen Central, 31-7.

 

High Jump: 1, Alexis Clark, Aberdeen Central, 5-11 (meet record, old record 5-7, K. Larson, Fargo North, 2010); 2, Ashley Caywood, Watertown, 4-9; 3, Holly Becking, Watertown, 4-9; 4, Danielle Gottsleben, Watertown, 4-7; 5, Nikki Farnsworth, Pierre, 4-3; 6, Paige Rogge, Watertown, 4-3.

 

Long Jump: 1, Larissa Swanson, Aberdeen Central, 16-9; 2, Danielle Gottsleben, Watertown, 15-4 9/16; 3, Jamie Larson, Aberdeen Central, 15-4; 4, Morgan Bones, Watertown, 15-0-1/2; 5, Brooke Braun, Aberdeen Central, 14-11; 6, Lauren Schumacher, Aberdeen Central, 14-9.

 

Triple Jump: 1, Alexis Clark, Aberdeen Central, 34-8; 2, Morgan Bones, Watertown, 30-9; 3, Whitney King, Pierre, 28-9; 4, Sarah Rohrbach, Aberdeen Central, 26-5; 5, Lexi Gisi, Aberdeen Roncalli, 25-6.

 

Pole Vault: 1, Alexis Clark, Aberdeen Central, 11-6; 2, Sydney Dale, Watertown, 9-0; 3, Kaitlynn Weisenburger, Aberdeen Central, 8-0; 4, Allison Stadheim, Watertown, 8-0; 5, Whitney Scott, Watertown, 8-0; 6, Larissa Swanson, Aberdeen Central, 7-6.

 

960-Meter Relay: 1, Watertown (Molly DeSpiegler, Logan Kludt, Laike Doyen, Macy Denzer), 2:17.4; 2, Watertown B, 2:24.6; 3, Aberdeen Central, 2:25.5; 4, Pierre, 2:26.3; 5, Aberdeen Roncalli, 2:27.2; 6, Aberdeen Central B, 2:41.3.

 

1,600-Meter Relay: 1, Watertown (Macy Denzer, Tatum Hemiller, Jani Moran, Molly DeSpiegler), 4:19.2; 2, Pierre, 4:23.8; 3, Aberdeen Central, 4:33.3; Aberdeen Roncalli, 4:33.6.

 

3,200-Meter Relay: 1, Aberdeen Central (Lexi Weisbeck, Morghan Waage, Sydney Waterman, Hannah Kastigar), 10:06.9; 2, Pierre, 10:43.7; 3, Aberdeen Central, 10:57.4; 4, Watertown, 11:05.1; 5, Watertown B, 12:20.2.

 


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